Main Dishes

Lightened Up Creamy Cajun Chicken Alfredo

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When you hear Alfredo you instantly thing yum, how ever clearly it has like a bazzilion calories in it. Along with a ton of salt. So since I do make it often it was time to lighten things up a bit. Simply cutting out the heavy cream makes a world of difference and you wont even notice! You get the same creamy great tasting salt and a fraction of the calories.

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4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves, cut into thin strips

2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning, I make my own

1 teaspoon olive oil

2 garlic cloves, minced

1 teaspoon butter

1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

1 1/3 cups, low-fat milk I use 2%

1 1/4 cups grated fresh Parmesan cheese, divided

2 tablespoons low fat cream cheese

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 teaspoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

Cracked black pepper

1 box penne, cooked and drained
Place chicken and Cajun seasoning in a bowl or resealable plastic bag, toss or shake to coat. In a large skillet over medium heat sauté chicken in olive oil until almost tender, about 5-7 minutes. Remove...
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Nutritions

Calories
391

Sodium
1535mg
63% DV

Fat
22g
34% DV

Protein
32g
65% DV

Carbs
10g
3% DV

Fiber
1g
6% DV