Creamy Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo

By 30 Minutes or Less
Ranch dressing give this favorite pasta dish that extra boost of tangy flavor kids love.

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  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes plus cooking time

Main Dishes

Serves: 4
Cups of Fruits & Vegetables per Serving: 2
Think Variety; Think Color: Green


  • 8 oz Whole wheat macaroni pasta
  • 4 cups Broccoli fresh broccoli florets
  • 4 fluid oz Light ranch salad dressing
  • 4 fluid oz Fat free half and half
  • 2 oz Fat free cream cheese
  • 3 Tbsp Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 Tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 lb Skinless, boneless chicken breasts


Cook pasta according to package directions.

Add broccoli during last 4 minutes of cooking.

While the pasta is cooking, mix ranch dressing, half & half, cream cheese, and parmesan cheese until smooth.

Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-heat. Cook chicken until golden brown.

Add drained cooked pasta and broccoli to chicken.

Stir in sauce mixture and heat through.

Sprinkle with fresh crackled pepper if desired and serve.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories:    493
  • Carbohydrates:    53g
  • Total Fat:    15 g
  • Cholesterol:    78mg
  • Saturated Fat:   3g
  • Dietary Fiber:    7g
  • % of Calories from Fat:    28%%
  • Sodium:    568 mg
  • Protein:    38g
  • Recipe Credit
  • Hidden Valley Original Ranch Dressings Produce for Better Health Foundation Recipes



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