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  • Writer's pictureJenn Clayton

Broccoli, Chicken Alfredo Bake

Updated: Feb 27, 2023

A delicious pasta bake with shredded chicken and broccoli & LOTS of cheese!

Full of protein and veggies!! Plus a creamy Alfredo pasta bake for low points & calories!

Full recipe in video below

RECIPE:

  • 1 package pasta

  • 2 cups broccoli cut into bite sized pieces

  • 3 tablespoons light salted butter

  • 3 tablespoons flour

  • 1 clove garlic minced

  • 2 ½ cups low-fat milk

  • 1 cup whole milk

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon pepper

  • ½ cup light mozzarella cheese shredded

  • ½ cup parmesan cheese shredded

  • 2 cups cooked chicken cubed

  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese shredded, for topping (optional)


  • Cook pasta till al dente or until it's how you like your pasta

  • Steam broccoli until soft

  • In a pan, melt butter and mix in flour. Cook for 1-2 minutes over medium heat.

  • Add garlic and stir for about 30 seconds

  • Slowly whisk in milks. Heat mixture until it begins to thicken. Stir often to avoid burning. Remove from heat.

  • Mix in salt and pepper and then slowly whisk in mozzarella and parmesan cheese ½ teaspoon salt, ¼ teaspoon pepper, ½ cup mozzarella cheese, ½ cup parmesan cheese

  • Combine cooked pasta, broccoli, chicken and sauce together.

  • Place in a greased 9x13 inch casserole dish. Sprinkle additional parmesan over the top of casserole

  • Bake uncovered in a preheated 350°F oven for 20-25 minutes until heated through and the top is slightly browned

  • Serve warm with freshly topped parsley for a garnish

8 Servings:

304 Calories

8g Fat

24g Carbs

35g Protein


Recipe inspiration from beyondthechickencoop.com





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