Morphed Chicken Alfredo

This dinner surprised even me. What started out as a quick trip into the grocery to pick up chicken and alfredo sauce turned into a wonderful surprise recipe that I plan to try again. It's super easy and was under $10! Here's a little background into the morphing of the chicken alfredo and then the recipe.

Entering the grocery store two things were on my list: chicken breasts/tenderloins, alfredo sauce.
Upon entering the store I thought... hm I should get some green-y vegetables for a side, how about broccoli? While cooking I decided to add the broccoli directly to the pasta dish so I would only need one bowl for eating!
My first aisle stop was for the sauce. I compared alfredo sauces for sodium content and settled for Bertolli Four Cheese Rosa sauce which was the healthy winner!
My next stop was for the chicken! Before I found the chicken breasts I saw skinless, boneless chicken thighs. This was very tempting for me as I love dark meat and these thighs were skinless and boneless too! There was also double the amount of thighs as breasts so I could get two meals out of the thighs! This was a win-win choice! My first thought was to marinade the chicken and grill on the George Foreman grill but decided with another prep... read the recipe to what out how!
Finally I picked up my small frozen box of chopped broccoli and headed home!
(Pasta was waiting in the pantry!)

From pan to table to plate in no time!  
Morphed Chicken Alfredo
Serves 4

4-6 chicken thighs (or breasts/tenderloins)
1 small box of chopped broccoli spears
1 jar of alfredo sauce (as noted I used Bertoilli Four Cheese Rosa sauce)
pasta (I used one box of thin spaghetti)
seasonings (I used Mrs. Dash)

1. Bring water to a boil for pasta.
2. Slice chicken into bite-sized pieces. While doing this trim off excess fat. Rub seasonings into chicken after cut.
3. Saute chicken in large pan with evoo.
4. Place pasta into boiling water and cooking according to directions. Add broccoli with the pasta two minutes before al dente. Then drain.
5. Once chicken is cooked, add pasta and broccoli into pan.
6. Add the jar of sauce and toss to coat pasta and chicken. Then serve!

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