Low Fat Chicken Alfredo
2 tsp butter
.5 c minced onions
4 garlic cloves, minced
2 cups boneless skinless chicken, cooked and chopped or shredded
2 c Fat Free Half-n-Half
1-2 tsp flour
.5 tsp salt
.25 tsp black pepper
.5 c grated Parmesan cheese
8 c hot Cooked fettuccine (about 1# uncooked)
1 pkg frozen chopped spinach (optional), cooked & drained well
Melt butter in a non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions & garlic, sauté 1 minute or until tender. Add chicken, sauté 3 minutes or until heated through. Remove to a plate & set aside. Reduce heat to medium-low.
Add cream and gently heat for about 1 minute, then add flour slowly & mix until smooth. Return chicken to cream & add salt, pepper and cook 1 minute or until thoroughly heated, stirring constantly (do not boil!). Gradually sprinkle 1/3 c cheese over chicken mixture (also spinach if you’d like), stirring constantly for 1 -2 minutes . Remove from heat. Combine pasta and chicken mixture in a large bowl. Top each serving with 1-2 tsp cheese & garnish with parsley. Serves 4 easily.
A low fat, easy and delicious alternative for dinner!