Easy Chicken Pasta Alfredo

Easy Chicken Pasta Alfredo

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"A friend of mine got this recipe while traveling in Italy. Chicken, mushrooms, and tortellini in rich cream sauce. Delicious! Serve sprinkled with parsley and cheese."

Ingredients

40 m servings 686 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 686 kcal
  • 34%
  • Fat:
  • 46.9 g
  • 72%
  • Carbs:
  • 38.4g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 30.2 g
  • 60%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 201 mg
  • 67%
  • Sodium:
  • 843 mg
  • 34%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add tortellini. Cook, stirring occasionally, until tortellini float to the top and the filling is hot, about 5 minutes. Drain.
  2. Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium heat; cook and stir chicken breast in hot oil until no longer pink in the center, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat.
  3. Melt butter in another skillet over medium heat; cook and stir mushrooms and garlic powder until mushrooms begin to soften, about 3 minutes. Stir heavy cream into mushrooms and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until slightly thickened, about 3 minutes. Add Parmesan cheese, parsley, and salt. Continue to cook until cheese is melted, about 1 minute.
  4. Stir tortellini and chicken into mushroom-cream sauce. Simmer until heated through, about 2 minutes.

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Family really liked this dish, although I did sub green & red peppers for the mushrooms as we are not mushroom eaters. I had chicken in the freezer that I had diced and cooked. That worked gre...

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Family really liked this dish, although I did sub green & red peppers for the mushrooms as we are not mushroom eaters. I had chicken in the freezer that I had diced and cooked. That worked gre...

Very easy recipe. I baked the chicken, and shredded it rather than pan cook. Much more tender chicken. I substituted Shiitake mushrooms as well. Even my children liked it!

Couldn't believe I could make something this good, so simply. My husband "our cook" was impressed. I used coconut oil as my vegetable oil, added bell peppers and used some minced jar garlic when...

This was very good but I wish I'd have added some shallots and minced garlic to it. I did add some spinach, a 10 oz bag which I wilted with the mushrooms. Good idea, Cochina. Thanks

It was great. Put my own spin on it. I added green peppers and spinach along with the mushrooms.

I know, do not make changes. But, I used rotisserie chicken that I had and subbed in skim milk thickened with flour to reduce the calories. Also used minced garlic when sautéing the mushrooms. T...

Came out great, I added some fresh spinach to the mushrooms and some Pecorino Romano to give the sauce a little something extra and oh man! the wife and kids loved it. Only suggestion I might m...

My Family liked this with some bell pepper and peas. I have to make this at least twice a month or my family feels shorted on something! It tames that hunger and I don't know what we want to eat...

This recipe turned out pretty good and had family talking about it even after the meal. Although the only thing I had a hard time with was getting the mushroom and cream sauce to thicken. I also...