Chicken Alfredo Primavera ~ Lightened Up

Chicken Alfredo Primavera ~ Lightened Up
Yield: depends on serving size

1 box (12 oz) dried pasta, any variety
1 carrot, peeled and sliced
1 can chicken breast, drained well and rinsed well
3 Tbsp butter
3 Tbsp onion, diced small
1 clove garlic, minced
½ bell pepper, diced small
3 Tbsp flour
1/3 c frozen green peas
1/3 c frozen whole kernel corn
2 – 2 ½ c skim milk
2-3 Tbsp cream
½ – 1 c Parmesan Cheese, shredded
S & P TT (to taste)

Cook pasta and carrots in boiling water per directions on box. Drain chicken and rinse several times. Meanwhile, heat butter in a med sized saucepan. Add onion, garlic and pepper. Cook for 2-3 minutes. Add flour and cook another 1-2 minutes to slightly cook flour. Add peas and corn, stir. Using a whisk, add milks and whisk til incorporated. Cook until is slightly thickened. Add chicken and continue to cook, whisking / stirring often – DO NOT LET BURN. Add your desired amount of cheese and continue to stir until is thickened. Add to drained pasta/carrot mix and combine, adjust salt and pepper at this time to taste. ~Enjoy!


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