Lemon Fettuccine Alfredo Recipe

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Marilyn Published: November 4, 2020 Modified: June 1, 2021
Lemon Fettuccine Alfredo Recipe

How To Make Lemon Fettuccine Alfredo Recipe

A bright and deliciously tasty pasta recipe that includes lightly charred pieces of grilled chicken, fresh nutritious broccoli and a creamy lemon sauce. A recipe everyone can agree on!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 35 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 12ozdry fettuccine pasta
  • 1lbboneless skinless chicken breastsgrilled and sliced into strips
  • 1lbbroccoli crown
  • 2tbspbutter
  • 2clovesgarlicminced
  • 3tbspflour
  • cupsmilk
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 3ozlight or regular cream cheesediced into cubes
  • ½cupfinely shredded parmesanplus more for serving
  • 3tbspheavy cream
  • 1tbsplemon zest
  • 1tbspfresh lemon juice

Instructions

  1. Prepare pasta in salted water according to directions listed on the package, adding in broccoli during last 5 minutes of boiling pasta.

  2. Drain pasta and broccoli together and set aside.

  3. In a large and deep skillet or pot, melt butter over medium heat then add in garlic and flour and cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly.

  4. While whisking, slowly pour milk into the flour mixture. whisk vigorously to smooth lumps until the mixture begins to thicken.

  5. Add in cream cheese and parmesan and whisk until melted.

  6. Mix in cream and season with salt and pepper to taste. Stir in lemon zest and lemon juice.

  7. Toss drained pasta and broccoli into sauce mixture along with the chicken. Serve warm topped with additional parmesan, lemon zest, and pepper as desired.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 3277.50kcal
  • Fat: 121.09g
  • Saturated Fat: 65.33g
  • Trans Fat: 0.96g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 30.99g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 8.15g
  • Carbohydrates: 337.40g
  • Fiber: 25.61g
  • Sugar: 43.75g
  • Protein: 209.01g
  • Cholesterol: 640.65mg
  • Sodium: 4566.64mg
  • Calcium: 1840.57mg
  • Potassium: 4650.01mg
  • Iron: 11.52mg
  • Vitamin A: 1214.95µg
  • Vitamin C: 420.39mg
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