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This easy chicken alfredo is so simple to make and a great meal for those busy weeknights!

Easy Chicken Alfredo with Penne Pasta


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This easy chicken alfredo is so simple to make and a great meal for those busy weeknights!


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Ingredients

  • 3 large chicken breasts
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 (22oz) jar of your favorite alfredo sauce*
  • 1lb penne pasta, cooked and drained
  • salt and pepper. to taste 
  • freshly grated parmesan, optional

Instructions

  1. Season chicken breasts generously with salt and pepper. Set aside. 
  2. In a large skillet or dutch oven, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Cook chicken breasts 5-8 min each side, or until chicken is cooked through. Remove from pan and set aside. 
  3. Turn heat to medium-low. Add alfredo sauce to skillet. Bring to a boil. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes, or until sauce is heated through.
  4. Meanwhile, cut the chicken breasts into strips. Once alfredo sauce is heated through add cooked pasta and chicken to skillet/dutch oven. Stir to combine. Top with fresh parsley and parmesan, if desired. Serve. 

Notes

* If you cannot find a 22oz jar using 2 (14oz) jars is just fine. 

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