Weeknight meals, can be repetitive or sometimes a little boring….especially when you are trying to please everyone with one dish. I think this one does the trick. Most everyone loves alfredo pasta with chicken and broccoli, it is probably one of the most ordered dishes in Italian American restaurants. You can use this method to make your own variation (switch up pasta, protein, or veg), and it serves a lot of people, or makes for leftovers for lunch the next day. There is a bit of cream in this, don't be afraid! Just do it!
Ingredients1 pound whole wheat penne
1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast
1 pound blanched,broccoli florets or defrosted frozen works great as well.
1/2 cup heavy cream
2 tablespoons butter
1/2 teaspoon each: Smoked paprika, garlic salt, black pepper (spice blend)
1 cup grated parmesan cheese, you can do an assortment, I used romano in mine as well.
drizzle or two of olive oil