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.



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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)
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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