Have you ever been in the mood for something... but NOT in the mood to make it? That was last night (and basically every night) in my house. I was dying for chicken alfredo but its so labor intensive! Even if you use a jarred sauce, the clean up from a spaghetti pot, colander, saute pan (for the chicken)... its too much!
So instead, I came up with this one pot chicken alfredo that was AWESOME! Healthier than what I would have made originally, and delish!
For four servings, you will need:
2 chicken breasts, one jar of alfredo sauce (unless you make your own), 8oz uncooked pasta (I used rotini), 1 cup chicken stock, 1 cup diced (fresh) asparagus, 2 handfuls frozen peas. Parsley and lemon if you want (I sprinkle on before serving).
1. Dice up the raw chicken, and saute in a pan on medium, in EVOO, salt, and pepper. I also used a healthy sprinkling of Grill Masters spicy seasoning because I hate bland chicken.
2. Once the chicken is cooked through, you literally just dump everything else in the pan. Pour it all in. Uncooked pasta, broth, alfredo, and veggies. Stir it up, and bring to a boil on high.
soupy, uncooked pasta..... then after 15 minutes! cooked perfection
3. Once its got a solid boil, cover and reduce heat to low. Simmer for 15 minutes.
In 15 minutes, you will have the best chicken alfredo ever because 1. its delish 2. there are veggies that you don't notice you're eating and 3. its one measly little pan for clean up!