One Pot Chicken Alfredo Skillet

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This One Pot Chicken Alfredo Skillet Recipe will save you time on kitchen clean up, in this simple one pot skillet recipe that you can throw together in less than 30 minutes. Loaded with alfredo sauce, boneless chicken breasts, shredded mozzarella cheese, grated Parmesan, and sun-dried tomatoes this main dish recipe is delicious and full of flavor. You can also add in lots of fresh vegetables like steamed broccoli, peas, Roma tomatoes, red peppers, or your favorite vegetables. This colorful pasta dish is super creamy and easy to make.

When making chicken breast recipes, you will find different options for the chicken you buy. One of the options is to purchase free-range or organic chickens if you can. Free range and organic chicken are more expensive than conventional but a good thing to support. Free range is the method of farming where the chickens for at least some of their day, can roam freely outdoors, rather than being confined in an enclosure for the entire day. On many farms where chickens are raised, the outdoors area where the chickens range is fenced, which technically makes it an enclosure, but the free range systems usually offer the opportunity for the birds to get natural light and an outdoor existance that would otherwise be prevented if they were living in indoor cages. Free range is a term that may apply to meat, eggs or dairy farming. The term free range can also be used to describe the type of husbandry methods the farmer used, and to describe the final product that is sold. The United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service requires that any chickens that are raised for their meat have access to the outdoors to receive their certification of free-range. There is no requirement for what sort of of outdoor environment they must have, only that they must be allowed outside. You can feel good about eating free range chickens knowing that are not confined their entire existence crowded into small cages.

Nutrition Facts for: One Pot Chicken Alfredo Skillet from The Cookie Rookie

Ingredients: Italian dressing, chicken breasts, Alfredo sauce, Penne pasta, dried oregano, salt, pepper, mozzarella cheese, parmesan cheese, sun dried tomatoes.

* The entire recipe has been calculated for 6 servings.

* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet

* Per Serving: Calories 915, Calories from Fat 320, Total Fat 35.6g 55%, Saturated Fat 17.5g 88%, Cholesterol 153mg 51%, Sodium 5871mg 245%, Potassium 684mg 20%, Carbohydrates 103.5g 34%, Dietary Fiber 1.9g 8%, Sugars 0.4g, Protein 46.5g, Vitamin A 13%, Vitamin C 47%, Calcium 24%, Iron 23%

Sun dried tomatoes are a tasty addition to all sorts of pasta recipes. This process was originally used to help preserve the fruit, through being salted and dried. The salting and evaporating of the moisture out of tomatoes helps to significantly delay the process of decomposition. By drying ripe tomatoes, they can be later enjoyed and provide valuable nutrition during the winter when it is difficult or impossible to grow fresh produce. The true origin of sun-dried tomatoes is not clear, but it is known that the Aztecs began salting and sun-drying their tomatoes to preserve their freshness around the year 700 AD. Italians used to dry their tomatoes on their ceramic roof-tops in the hot summer sun.Thank you to Becky from "The Cookie Rookie" recipe site for sharing this easy chicken breast recipes idea for one pot chicken alfredo skillet. Other recipes you will find on the site include main dish, side dish, sweet, healthy, drinks, breakfast, appetizer and so much more. *

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