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Easy Weeknight Chicken Alfredo


Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Servings: 4

Enjoy this chicken recipe made with Progresso™ Recipe Starters™ basil cooking sauce and pasta – perfect for a weeknight dinner ready in 30 minutes.


8 oz uncooked fettuccine

1 package (1 1/4 lb) boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 3/4-inch pieces

2 Tbs butter or margarine

3 cloves garlic, finely chopped

1 can (18 oz) Progresso™ Recipe Starters™ creamy Parmesan basil cooking sauce

1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

1/2 cup whipping cream or half-and-half


1. Cook and drain fettuccine as directed on package.

2. In 12-inch skillet, heat 1 tablespoon vegetable oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken; sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Cook 5 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until chicken is no longer pink in center. Add butter and garlic; cook until garlic is softened. Stir in cooking sauce, Parmesan cheese and cream. Simmer 5 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until well blended.

3. Serve over fettuccine.