One Pan Chicken Alfredo

This was absurdly easy. It was also crazy delicious. I forgot to add the parsley and I doubled the pasta and liquid to make a bigger batch.


One Pan Chicken Alfredo
Author: Melissa @ No. 2 Pencil
Recipe type: Dinner
Prep time: 5 mins Cook time: 25 mins Total time: 30 mins
Serves: 4

An easy, One Pan Chicken Alfredo Pasta dish.
3 tablespoon of olive oil
1¼ pounds of boneless, skinless chicken breasts
2 cloves of garlic, minced
2 cups of low sodium chicken broth
1 cup of heavy cream
½ a pound of penne pasta, or any bite-sized shape pasta, uncooked
2 cups of freshly shredded real parmesan cheese
Salt and pepper
Flat leaf parsley for garnish
Start by cutting chicken breasts into 1 inch pieces. Season with ½ a teaspoon of kosher salt and a few turns of pepper.
Brown chicken in olive oil over medium high heat.
It does not need to be cooked through at this point, it will continue cooking as it simmers.
Once chicken is browned, add minced garlic and saute for about one minute.
Add chicken broth, cream, and uncooked pasta to pan and stir.
Bring to a boil, then cover and reduce to a simmer.
Simmer for 15-20 minutes or until pasta is tender.
Remove from heat and stir in shredded parmesan cheese.
Season with salt and pepper as needed.
Note: Keep pan covered while pasta and chicken simmer.


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