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Penne Chicken Alfredo

Penne Alfredo with Chicken & Peas is a tasty Italian main dish, it can be prepared by boiling.
  Penne rigate 16 Ounce, prepared per package directions, keep warm (1 Package, Italian Classics Penne Rigate No. 32)
  Sweet peas 12 Ounce, just picked & quickly frozen, prepared per package directions, keep warm (1 Package, Food You Feel Good About, Frozen Foods)
  Alfredo sauce 13 Ounce (1 Container, Italian Classics, Dairy Dept)
  Boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1 Pound
  Pan searing flour 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Wegmans)
  Pure olive oil 1 Tablespoon (Wegmans)
  Basting oil 1 Tablespoon (Wegmans)
  Butter 1 Teaspoon (Wegmans)
  Shredded italian cheese 2 Tablespoon (Italian Classics)
  Freshly cracked black pepper To Taste

1. Simmer sauce on LOW in small saucepan, stirring occasionally.

2. Dust chicken with pan-searing flour; pat off excess. Heat olive oil in pan on MEDIUM-HIGH on stovetop until oil faintly smokes; add chicken. Turn over when chicken changes color one-quarter of way up and seared side has turned paper-bag brown, 3-4 min. Reduce heat to MEDIUM; cook chicken 10-12 min, until internal temp reaches 160 degrees (check by inserting thermometer halfway into thickest part of chicken).

3. Add basting oil and butter to pan; swirl. Baste chicken with spoon, 1-3 min; until internal temp reaches 165 degrees. Transfer to a clean platter and slice into thin strips.

4. Add warm sauce to large bowl or pot with pasta and peas; gently toss to combine. Divide evenly on 4 plates; top with chicken. Sprinkle with shredded cheese; season with fresh cracked black pepper.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Frying Pan
Pasta, Penne
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Here's a quick soothing Chicken Alfredo recipe that uses ready to use alfredo sauce which is tossed with sautéed chicken and boiled pasta. If you have the ingredients handy then watch the video to whip a comforting pasta dinner.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 965 Calories from Fat 254

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g42.2%

Saturated Fat 11 g54.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 117.6 mg39.2%

Sodium 513.9 mg21.4%

Total Carbohydrates 123 g41%

Dietary Fiber 12.9 g51.6%

Sugars 12 g

Protein 57 g114.3%

Vitamin A 60.2% Vitamin C 20.6%

Calcium 13.1% Iron 29.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Penne Chicken Alfredo Recipe Video