Fettuccine Alfredo with Chicken

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When dining out, ordering Italian food can be difficult when eating a gluten-free diet. Here is a restaurant-quality recipe you can make at home. Add a tossed salad and a slice of gluten-free garlic toast, and your dinner is complete.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 25 minutesTotal: 25 minutes

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. uncooked gluten-free fettuccine noodles
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (5 oz. each), pounded to ¾" thickness
  • 2 tsp. salt, divided
  • 1½ tsp. freshly ground black pepper, divided
  • ½ cup butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley

Directions

  • Prepare gluten-free fettuccine according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
  • While pasta is cooking, heat olive oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle chicken breasts with 1 teaspoon salt and ½ teaspoon pepper. Add chicken to the skillet and sauté chicken breasts until done, about 6 minutes per side. Remove chicken from skillet and slice thinly. Return chicken to skillet.
  • Add butter and minced garlic to the chicken in the skillet. Once the butter has melted, add the heavy cream. Heat until the cream is starting to boil, about 5 minutes, and add the Parmesan cheese.
  • Reduce the heat to low and cook 2 minutes more, until the cheese is blended and the mixture begins to thicken. Remove from heat.
  • Stir in the fettuccine and remaining salt and pepper. Add parsley before serving.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. uncooked gluten-free fettuccine noodles
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (5 oz. each), pounded to ¾" thickness
  • 2 tsp. salt, divided
  • 1½ tsp. freshly ground black pepper, divided
  • ½ cup butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley

Directions

  • Prepare gluten-free fettuccine according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
  • While pasta is cooking, heat olive oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle chicken breasts with 1 teaspoon salt and ½ teaspoon pepper. Add chicken to the skillet and sauté chicken breasts until done, about 6 minutes per side. Remove chicken from skillet and slice thinly. Return chicken to skillet.
  • Add butter and minced garlic to the chicken in the skillet. Once the butter has melted, add the heavy cream. Heat until the cream is starting to boil, about 5 minutes, and add the Parmesan cheese.
  • Reduce the heat to low and cook 2 minutes more, until the cheese is blended and the mixture begins to thicken. Remove from heat.
  • Stir in the fettuccine and remaining salt and pepper. Add parsley before serving.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories360
Total Fat30g
Saturated Fat17g
Cholesterol85mg
Sodium790mg
Total Carbohydrate12g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars1g
Protein12g