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Homemade Weight Watchers Chicken Fettuccini Alfredo

Homemade Weight Watchers Chicken Fettuccini Alfredo Recipe

Homemade Weight Watchers Chicken Fettuccini Alfredo Recipe. Chicken Fettuccini Alfredo is a classic pasta dish that is loved by many. It features tender chicken, creamy sauce, and delicious pasta. The best part about this dish is that it is easy to make and can be on the table in under an hour.

There are few things more satisfying than a hearty plate of pasta. While chicken fettuccine Alfredo may not be the healthiest option out there, it is definitely worth indulging in from time to time.

This delicious Italian dinner is a family favorite. You will make this meal with garlic, boneless skinless chicken breast, chicken broth, heavy whipping cream, Greek yogurt, fettuccini pasta, Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, and parsley.

The points are high on this one, so you may want to save it for a special occasion, or a cheat day.

Whether you’re looking for an easy weeknight meal or a dish to impress guests, Chicken Fettuccini Alfredo is sure to be a hit.

Weight Watchers Points

MyWW Points: 13 Green Plan
13 WW Smart Points
Personal Points will vary based on your individual plan.

What is Fettuccini

Fettuccine is a type of pasta that originates from Italy. It is made from a flat egg noodle that is typically about 1/2 inch wide.

When translating fettuccine from Italian, it literally means “little ribbons.” This type of pasta pairs well with creamy sauces or heartier meat-based sauces.

What is Alfredo Sauce

Alfredo sauce is a rich and creamy sauce typically made with butter, Parmesan cheese, and heavy cream. While the exact origins of the sauce are unknown, it is thought to have originated in Rome, Italy.

Alfredo sauce is commonly used as a pasta sauce, but it can also be used on chicken, fish, or vegetables.

The sauce can be made quickly and easily using just a few ingredients. It is also very versatile, allowing for numerous variations depending on personal preferences.

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Weight Watchers Chicken Fettuccini Alfredo Recipe on a white plate with a fork on it.

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Featured Ingredients

Greek Yogurt

Greek yogurt is one of the most popular types of yogurt on the market. It has a thick, creamy texture and a tangy flavor that sets it apart from other types of yogurt.

Greek yogurt is high in protein and low in sugar, making it a healthier option than traditional yogurt. It is also a versatile ingredient that can be used in both sweet and savory dishes.

Greek Yogurt in a white bowl with a white background.
Greek Yogurt

Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese

Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese is a hard, dry cheese made from skimmed milk, and is one of the most popular cheeses in the world. It has a rich, nutty flavor and a slightly grainy texture.

Parmigiano-Reggiano is used in many dishes, both cooked and raw, and is often shaved or grated over pasta, soup, salads, and other dishes. It can also be melted into sauces or used as a stuffing.

Grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese in a bowl next to a block of cheese, on a dark surface.
Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese

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Weight Watchers Chicken Fettuccini Alfredo on a white plate.


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Weight Watchers Chicken Fettuccini Alfredo Recipe on a white plate with a fork on it.

Homemade Weight Watchers Chicken Fettuccini Alfredo

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Homemade Weight Watchers Chicken Fettuccini Alfredo Recipe. This delicious Italian dinner is a family favorite. The points are high on this one, so save for a special occasion.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 12 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 52 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4

Ingredients
 

Instructions
 

  • Prepare a skillet by spraying with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Season chicken by rubbing garlic all over. Set aside the garlic for later.
  • Season chicken with salt and black pepper, and press into chicken. Set aside for later.
  • Place prepared skillet over medium/low heat.
  • In the skillet, add garlic. Saute approximately 1 minutes, or until fragrant.
  • In the skillet, add seasoned chicken, and cook approximately 5 minutes per side, or until chicken is golden brown.
  • In a small mixing bowl, add chicken broth, heavy whipping cream, and yogurt. Stir to mix well.
  • Pour the sauce mixture over the chicken, and scrape the bottom of the skillet, to blend in the seasoning cooked into the bottom of the skillet.
  • Simmer approximately 30 minutes, turning the chicken halfway through.
  • In the meantime, Prepare fettuccini pasta according to the instructions on the package.
  • Take chicken out of the skillet, and set aside.
  • In the skillet, add Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, and stir to mix well.
  • In the skillet, add the prepared fettuccini, adn 3 tablespoons of the parsley. Toss to coat well.

To Serve:

  • Per serving, place ⅔ cup of pasta on a plate, and top with 3 ounces of chicken.

Notes

Serving size: 3 ounces of chicken and 2/3 cup of pasta and sauce mixture.
MyWW Points: 13 Green Plan
13 WW Smart Points
Personal Points will vary based on your individual plan.
We are not associated with Weight Watchers/WW in any way. Double check points on their official calculator.
 

Nutrition

Calories: 465kcalCarbohydrates: 44gProtein: 39gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 150mgSodium: 1118mgPotassium: 667mgFiber: 2gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 706IUVitamin C: 10mgCalcium: 215mgIron: 2mg
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