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Chicken Broccoli Alfredo Recipe

Cheesy chicken broccoli Alfredo pasta is a go-to dinner meal in our house. It's a one-pot meal that the whole family will enjoy!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 6
Author: Lil' Luna


  • 2 tbsp olive oil extra-virgin
  • 2 chicken breasts skinless, boneless
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth low-sodium
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 12 oz. penne
  • 1 1/2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese freshly grated
  • parsley for garnish, optional
  • garlic salt (with parsley flakes) season to taste


  • Add oil to a large skillet and heat on medium-high heat. Season the chicken with salt and pepper and cook on skillet until cooked through (about 7-8 minutes per side).
  • Let the chicken rest for about 10 minutes and then slice - set aside.
  • Make your alfredo sauce by adding milk, broth and garlic to the skillet. Add salt and pepper and bring to a simmer.
  • Add dry penne noodles and broccoli to the sauce making sure to stir often for about 3 minutes. Cook for and additional 8 minutes.
  • Add the heavy cream and Parmesan to the sauce and stir until combined. Simmer for a few additional minutes until the sauce thickens.
  • Stir in chicken and serve or add noodles to a plate and add sliced chicken on top. Garnish with fresh chopped parsley and/or additional Parmesan cheese. 



Calories: 533kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 95mg | Sodium: 623mg | Potassium: 666mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 719IU | Vitamin C: 26mg | Calcium: 334mg | Iron: 2mg