Chicken Pasta Alfredo

Canned chicken makes it easy to make this creamy pasta dish in less than 30 minutes...it's a lifesaver on a busy day.

SERVINGS
4
PREP TIME
15 mins
TOTAL TIME
25 mins
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Ingredients
  • 4   ounces cream cheese, cut into cubes
  • 1 1/2  cups milk
  • 3/4  cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1  12 1/2 ounce can * Swanson® Premium White Chunk Chicken Breast in Water, drained
  • 1   cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 1/2 1  pound package fettuccine, cooked and drained (about 4 1/2 cups)
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Directions
1. 
Heat the cream cheese and milk in a 10-inch skillet over medium heat to a boil, stirring constantly. Stir in 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese. Reduce the heat to low. Cook for 5 minutes.
2. 
Add the chicken, peas and fettuccine to the skillet and toss to coat. Heat through. Sprinkle with the remaining cheese and serve immediately.
3. 
For a more traditional Alfredo sauce, substitute 2 tablespoons butter and 1 1/2 cups heavy cream for the cream cheese and milk. Proceed with the recipe as directed above.
4. 
*Or 3 cans (4.5 ounces each)
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