Low Calorie Fettuccine Chicken Alfredo Recipe

Low Calorie Fettuccine Chicken Alfredo Recipe

This low calorie Fettuccine Chicken Alfredo recipe is creamy and delicious, without all the excess fat and calories.

I make this fettuccine chicken Alfredo recipe easy enough for quick weeknight dinners. Because healthy, delicious dinners shouldn’t be difficult or time consuming!

Low Calorie Fettuccine Chicken Alfredo Recipe

Chicken with Alfredo is such a great combination, and in this recipe I will show you how to easily make this restaurant staple at home, for less calories. And for less money!

This fettuccine Alfredo chicken recipe is easy to make, plus lower in calories than the traditional recipes.

Low Calorie Fettuccine Chicken Alfredo Recipe

This chicken Alfredo pasta recipe is only 320 calories for one and a half cups! Plus in the Veggie Add-Ins section below I will show you how to double the portion sizes and keep the calories under 350 calories!

Imagine enjoying 3 cups of your favorite pasta Alfredo with chicken for under 350 calories… It sounds too good to be true, I know. But with my healthy cooking tips and tricks I’ll show you how to make this delicious meal low in calories, and full of flavor!

Here’s what you’ll find in this article:

  • Chicken Alfredo Ingredients (shopping list!)
  • How to Make Chicken Alfredo Recipe
  • Chicken Alfredo Veggie Add-Ins
  • Low Calorie Fettuccine Chicken Alfredo Recipe (recipe card!)

Just like all my low calorie, comfort food made healthy recipes. This recipe for fettuccine Alfredo with chicken uses real, easy to find ingredients. And helps you stay on your diet while enjoying the food you crave!

Looking for the best chicken Alfredo recipe? Look no further! I’ve shaved 100’s of calories from the traditional recipe so you can enjoy BIG servings without any guilt.

Chicken Alfredo Ingredients

In this section I will share the chicken Alfredo ingredients you’ll need to make this yummy, healthy recipe.

This recipe for chicken Alfredo pasta doesn’t have any weird ingredients.

Fettuccine Chicken Alfredo Recipe

Below you will find a shopping list to make fettuccine chicken for Alfredo sauce…

Chicken Alfredo Ingredients:

  • Chicken breast
  • Olive oil
  • Italian Seasoning
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Fettuccine 
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Parsley
  • Butter or coconut oil
  • Garlic 
  • Flour all-purpose or Gluten-free
  • Unsweetened almond milk (or your desired milk)

You can make recipes for fettuccine Alfredo with chicken healthy! Follow along in the printable recipe card below to see how I shaved off over 200 calories per serving!

How to Make Chicken Alfredo Recipe

This easy chicken Alfredo recipe can be made easier with a little bit of meal prep!

Below, in the printable recipe card I will show you how to make this recipe from start to finish… But if you’re into meal prep, you can make the Alfredo sauce (link below) then just toss it with leftover chicken and cooked pasta for a 10 minute dinner!

Up next I will show you how to make chicken Alfredo in just 30 minutes!

How to Make Chicken Alfredo Recipe:

  1. In a large pan, add the chicken, salt, pepper, olive oil and Italian seasoning. Toss together.
  2. Heat over medium-high heat, cooking 8-10 minutes or until chicken is fully cooked. Move the chicken to a plate.
  3. In the same pan over medium heat, melt the butter. Add the garlic and cook for 2 minutes, then add in the flour. Mix together until you have a thick paste.
  4. Pour in 1/2 the milk, whisk to remove any lumps, then add in the remaining milk.
  5. Cook until the sauce begins to thicken. About 10 minutes.
  6. Add in the salt, pepper, Italian seasoning, cooked chicken and cooked pasta. Mix together so all the pasta and chicken is covered in Alfredo sauce.
  7. Top with parmesan cheese and chopped parsley, and serve.

This chicken with Alfredo recipe can be made even easier with the link above to homemade Alfredo sauce. Prep the sauce and cook the chicken… then all you have to do it toss together with some cooked pasta!

In the next section I will share some of the best veggies to add to this pasta chicken Alfredo recipe.

This will help you increase portion sizes… and let’s be honest here, everything (including veggies) tastes better when covered in Alfredo!

Fettuccine Chicken Alfredo Veggie Add Ins

I like to add veggies to my chicken fettuccine Alfredo recipe, this way I can have larger portions. All while enjoying my vegetables.

All of these add-ins are optional, so feel free to skip this section and get to the sharable recipe card for chicken pasta Alfredo below.

Fettuccine Chicken Alfredo Recipe

Try adding some of these veggies to your recipes for chicken Alfredo fettuccine!

Veggies to Add-In:

  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 2 cups Brussels sprouts (cut in half)
  • 1 cup frozen peas and carrots
  • 5 cups baby spinach (cook down to wilt in a separate pan before adding to Alfredo)
  • 2 cups cauliflower

You can add in these veggies to help make your pasta Alfredo chicken a well rounded meal… Or serve a yummy salad on the side. Either way, be sure to eat your veggies!

Up next is the sharable chicken in Alfredo sauce recipe card!

Low Calorie Fettuccine Chicken Alfredo Recipe

Here is the sharable recipe card for my Low Calorie Fettuccine Chicken Alfredo Recipe.

Low Calorie Fettuccine Chicken Alfredo Recipe

Low Calorie Fettuccine Chicken Alfredo Recipe

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This fettuccine Alfredo chicken recipe is low in calories and easy to make!
Learn how to cut 100's of calories from a fettuccine chicken Alfredo Recipe low in calories with this amazing recipe!
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4 servings
Calories 392 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 chicken breast
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 12 ounces Fettuccine pasta cooked according to package
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley chopped
  • 1 tablespoon butter or coconut oil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon flour all-purpose or Gluten-free
  • 2 cups Unsweetened almond milk or your desired milk

Instructions
 

  • In a large pan, add the chicken, salt, pepper, olive oil and Italian seasoning. Toss together.
  • Heat over medium-high heat, cooking 8-10 minutes or until chicken is fully cooked. Move the chicken to a plate.
  • In the same pan over medium heat, melt the butter. Add the garlic and cook for 2 minutes, then add in the flour. Mix together until you have a thick paste.
  • Pour in 1/2 the milk, whisk to remove any lumps, then add in the remaining milk.
  • Cook until the sauce begins to thicken. About 10 minutes.
  • Add in the salt, pepper, Italian seasoning, cooked chicken and cooked pasta. Mix together so all the pasta and chicken is covered in Alfredo sauce.
  • Top with parmesan cheese and chopped parsley, and serve.

Nutrition

Serving: 1.5cupsCalories: 392kcalCarbohydrates: 51.5gProtein: 20.5gFat: 11.8gSaturated Fat: 4.5gCholesterol: 97mgSodium: 277mgPotassium: 362mgFiber: 0.7gSugar: 0.3gCalcium: 295mgIron: 4mg
Keyword alfredo, chicken, pasta
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Final Thoughts

Here at Lose Weight By Eating we love to make low calorie versions of the foods you crave.

We have one goal… Make the low cal version as good (if not better than) the original recipe. Because if it’s not as good or better, you might as well enjoy the full fat version as a “sometimes treat”.

Below you will find more low calorie, high nutrition recipes to help you feed your cravings without falling off your diet plan.

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