Healthy recipes

Skinny Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo

If you love the taste of classic fettucine alfredo, then this is one dish I know you are going to rave about. Best of all, you don’t have to feel guilty about enjoying it.

Makes: 4 servings

Total Prep Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 chicken breasts, grilled and cut into strips
  • 8 ounces of fettuccine pasta, fully cooked
  • 3 Tbsp. of extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 3 Tbsp. of white flour
  • 1 cup of chicken broth
  • ½ cup of grated Parmesan cheese
  • ½ cup of plain kefir
  • Dash of salt and black pepper
  • Basil, cut into ribbons and for garnish

Directions:

  1. Prepare the fettuccine according to the directions on the package. Once prepared, set the pasta aside.
  2. In a skillet set over medium to high heat, add in the oil. Add in the minced garlic and cook for 1 minute.
  3. Add in the white flour and stir well until just mixed.
  4. Add in the chicken broth and whisk until smooth in consistency. Cook for 2 minutes and allow to come to a boil. Remove from heat.
  5. Add in the grated parmesan cheese. Stir for 1 minute or until melted.
  6. Add in the kefir. Season with a dash of salt and black pepper. Whisk until evenly mixed.
  7. Pour the sauce over the pasta and toss until coated. Transfer onto serving plates.
  8. Top off with the grilled chicken strips. Serve with a garnish of basil.