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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 7
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 131.2
  • Total Fat: 3.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 38.9 mg
  • Sodium: 471.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 7.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.9 g
  • Protein: 16.7 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Light, Creamy Chicken Broccoli Alfredo calories by ingredient
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Light, Creamy Chicken Broccoli Alfredo

Submitted by: KKS5369

Introduction

A revision of my original recipe, the secret ingredient that makes this sauce creamy is Xanthan Gum, which can be purchased online or a health food stores. Xanthan thickens the sauce without adding many calories or changing the taste. Enjoy! A revision of my original recipe, the secret ingredient that makes this sauce creamy is Xanthan Gum, which can be purchased online or a health food stores. Xanthan thickens the sauce without adding many calories or changing the taste. Enjoy!
Number of Servings: 7

Ingredients

    1 tsp Xanthan gum

    1 tsp chopped garlic

    2.5 C skim milk

    2 oz fat free cream cheese

    2 C frozen broccoli

    dash of salt, nutmeg, black pepper and garlic salt, to taste (not included in nutritional information for sodium content)

    .5 C Kraft 2% Italian Cheese Blend

    2 packages Tyson fajita chicken strips (6 oz each) ~or substitute any type of chicken strips. If using plain chicken strips, season with garlic, black pepper or seasoning salt prior to adding to sauce.

Directions

1. Mix all ingredients, except Xanthan gum, chicken strips and broccoli, in a medium sauce pan. Heat over medium heat, stirring.


2, When cheese has melted completely, add Xanthan gum and blend with an immersible hand mixer to make the sauce smooth.


3. Heat broccoli and chicken in microwave, then add to sauce. Stir to combine.


4. Serve over whole wheat pasta (not included in nutritional information.) Add a dash of parmesan cheese and/or pesto sauce for added flavor.

Serves 6-8.

Number of Servings: 7

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KKS5369.






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