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One Pot Creamy Chicken Alfredo

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This creamy one pot chicken alfredo is a dish your whole family will love and you won’t mind cleaning up after.

One pot pasta recipes are some of my favorite simple recipes. This creamy, cheesy delicious chicken alfredo will be your new go to pasta recipe for busy weeknights!

We’re entrenched around these parts.  The battlefield?  The kitchen.  The enemy?  Dirty dishes.  We had a little sink malfunction the other week that we’re currently in the midst of repairing which means one half of our double sink is out of commission.  No big deal right?  Wrong!  Even though our dishwasher gets more action than Hallmark on Valentine’s Day our sink is always overflowing filled with dirty dishes.  And you’d never be able to guess what everyone in this family hates doing.  Oh, hey…you guessed it!  Dishes. 

One pot pasta recipes are some of my favorite simple recipes. This creamy, cheesy delicious chicken alfredo will be your new go to pasta recipe for busy weeknights!

Some days I have a hankering to make a meal that uses 4 bowls, 3 plates, 2 spoons, 1 knife, and a partridge in a pear tree.  But on those days when the sink is so full I have a serious internal debate with myself about the pros and cons of switching to paper plates and plastic forks I do not under any circumstances want to make even one quarter of an extra dish dirty if I don’t have to.

One pot pasta recipes are some of my favorite simple recipes. This creamy, cheesy delicious chicken alfredo will be your new go to pasta recipe for busy weeknights!

Enter this fabulously creamy one pot chicken alfredo.  Everything cooks in just one pot, including the pasta!  And all the liquid is absorbed until you’re left with this fantastically creamy sauce, perfectly tender pasta, and moist chunks of chicken.  Think of it has a homemade hamburger helper.  Except without all the sodium and other ingredients you can’t pronounce.

One pot pasta recipes are some of my favorite simple recipes. This creamy, cheesy delicious chicken alfredo will be your new go to pasta recipe for busy weeknights!

I’ll admit that I love this dish a little more than my one pot sausage pasta but you can take just about ANY combination of pasta, meat, and sauces and turn it a one pot meal by adding a little chicken broth.  Don’t have chicken broth?  I’ve totally cheated before and used salty water.  Whatever.  You cook the pasta in water don’t you?!  Regardless your family will love you and request this over and over.  I know because mine does!

Do you have any favorite one pot meals?

Meaghan

One pot pasta recipes are some of my favorite simple recipes. This creamy, cheesy delicious chicken alfredo will be your new go to pasta recipe for busy weeknights!

One Pot Creamy Chicken Alfredo

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

This creamy, cheesy delicious chicken alfredo will be your new go to pasta recipe for busy weeknights!

Ingredients

  • 1 pound chicken breasts, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 Tbs olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 pound spaghetti, uncooked
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet and brown chicken. Add garlic and sautee for one minute.
  2. Add chicken broth, heavy cream, and pasta and bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce to a simmer and let cook until pasta is tender.
  4. Let stand uncovered for about 5 minutes and sauce will thicken as it stands.
  5. Stir in parmesan cheese and enjoy!

 

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