Broccoli Chicken Alfredo Recipe

This Broccoli Chicken Alfredo Recipe is a simple Italian dish ready in just 20 minutes! Juicy chicken with broccoli and pasta in the creamiest homemade alfredo sauce.

Chicken broccoli alfredo pasta in a pot next to spoons, bread and Parmesan cheese.

chicken broccoli alfredo-

Tender chicken breast with broccoli florets and pasta in the most delicious Homemade Alfredo Sauce. The rich and creamy alfredo sauce elevates the pasta dish and adds so much flavor!

Since there is already broccoli in the pasta, you don’t even need a side salad to serve the meal with, it’s a meal in itself.

Chicken broccoli Alfredo in a skillet topped with greens with slices of bread.

how to make chicken and broccoli alfredo pasta-

This easy chicken alfredo pasta is so quick to throw together. It’s especially great for busy dinners when you need something quick.

  1. Cook pasta- Cook the pasta (al dente) according to package instructions. season water with salt.
  2. Saute chicken- Combine the ingredients for the chicken seasoning, generously season the chicken on both sides. Cook the chicken in a skillet.
  3. Cook broccoli- Once the broccoli has 3 minutes to cook, throw in the broccoli florets into the pasta water and allow broccoli to cook with the pasta.
  4. Prepare alfredo sauce- Prepare the alfredo sauce (detailed instruction in the post HERE).
  5. Combine- Drain the pasta and broccoli. Cut the chicken breast into cubes or strips. Add everything to the alfredo sauce. Mix well to combine and ENJOY!

Chef’s Tip- If you like heat in your food, serve the pasta with sriracha or Tabasco, to taste.

Toasted bread- Slice bread, drizzle with olive or (and garlic if you like garlic bread). Toast the bread in the oven until crispy.

Sliced of chicken, broccoli florets and rotini pasta in a skillet with alfredo sauce topped with fresh greens. Pasta dishes that come together as a one-pan meal are the best kind of recipes. They are so easy to prepare, taste wonderful and kids and adults alike enjoy the dish.

We enjoy going out to eat at Italian restaurants like Olive Garden. And though their pasta is great, nothing beats homemade pasta.

OTHER EASY ONE-POT PASTA RECIPES:

A skillet loaded with chicken Alfredo pasta and broccoli.

can I substitute the broccoli?

You can easily leave out the broccoli or substitute it for asparagus, peas, red pepper or green beans with great success.

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5 from 3 votes

Chicken Broccoli Alfredo Pasta

Homemade Chicken Broccoli Alfredo Recipe. Juicy chicken breast with broccoli florets, pasta in a homemade alfredo sauce.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: broccoli chicken alfredo pasta
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 243kcal
Author: Valentina's Corner

Ingredients

pasta-

  • 8 oz rotini pasta
  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1 Tbsp oil
  • 3 cups medium broccoli florets
  • 1 recipe alfredo sauce
  • parmesan cheese, serving, optional

chicken seasoning:

Instructions

  • Cook pasta per instructions (al dente), season water with salt. 3 minutes before the pasta is cooked, add broccoli florets.
  • Combine the ingredients for the chicken seasoning.
  • Lightly beat the chicken breast with a meat mallet until even in thickness. Season chicken on both sides.
  • In a skillet, heat 1 Tbsp oil over high heat. Once hot, add the seasoned chicken breast and sear 2 minutes per side, until crispy. Turn down heat to low, cover skillet and cook another 5 minutes, until chicken is cooked and tender.
  • Prepare the alfredo sauce recipe in a deep skillet or pot.
  • Drain the pasta and broccoli and add to the sauce. Cut the chicken into strips or cube, add to the skillet. Toss until well combined.
  • Top the pasta with fresh parmesan cheese.
  • Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Chicken Broccoli Alfredo Pasta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 243 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 48mg16%
Sodium 494mg21%
Potassium 507mg14%
Carbohydrates 32g11%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 22g44%
Vitamin A 347IU7%
Vitamin C 41mg50%
Calcium 38mg4%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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  • Kris 02/07/2020, 6:36 pm Link Reply

    My favorite dish!! This was so good. I made the alfredo sauce too. Very good! My whole family loved it.

    • Valentina's Corner 02/07/2020, 7:34 pm Link Reply

      That’s wonderful, Kris. I’m so glad your family enjoyed the recipe.

  • Lee 02/07/2020, 6:02 pm Link Reply

    This looks so creamy & wonderful! My family will definitely enjoy it. Can’t wait to try it. I think I’m going to do the asparagus though.

    • Valentina's Corner 02/08/2020, 12:29 am Link Reply

      Asparagus would work great with the chicken and pasta, Lee. I’d love your feedback if you make the dish.

  • Rina 02/07/2020, 6:00 pm Link Reply

    My family would LOVE this!! Can’t wait to try this recipe!!

    • Valentina's Corner 02/07/2020, 7:36 pm Link Reply

      Thank you, Rina. I hope they enjoy the pasta dish, it’s so easy to make.

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