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Easy One Pot Chicken Alfredo

You will love this easy One Pot Chicken Alfredo recipe. It utilizes cooked chicken that you may have leftover from another meal, a rotisserie chicken from the deli, or some of the basic chicken that you have prepared for future meals, using the slow cooker recipe we have here on Hip Homeschool Moms.

Easy One Pot Chicken Alfredo from Hip Homeschool Moms

To begin, cook 12 ounces of your favorite pasta according to package directions.

Easy One Pot Chicken Alfredo from Hip Homeschool Moms

When the pasta is finished cooking, pour it into a colander to drain. In the same pot you cooked the pasta in, melt 6 tablespoons of butter over medium heat. When it is melted, pour in 2 cups of half & half.

Easy One Pot Chicken Alfredo from Hip Homeschool Moms

Add in 1/2 teaspoon black pepper and 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg. Bring this all to a gentle simmer.

Easy One Pot Chicken Alfredo from Hip Homeschool Moms

Whisk in a cup of shredded Parmesan cheese, stir until melted.

Easy One Pot Chicken Alfredo from Hip Homeschool Moms

Add in 2 cups of diced or shredded cooked chicken. Return the pasta to the pot with the sauce and stir to combine.

Easy One Pot Chicken Alfredo from Hip Homeschool Moms

Enjoy!

Easy One Pot Chicken Alfredo from Hip Homeschool Moms

Easy One Pot Chicken Alfredo
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Serves: 6
 
Ingredients
  • 12 oz. pasta
  • 6 Tb butter
  • 2 c half & half
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 c shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 2 c cooked chicken, diced or shredded
Instructions
  1. To begin, cook the pasta according to package directions.
  2. When the pasta is finished cooking, pour it into a colander to drain. In the same pot you cooked the pasta in, melt the butter over medium heat. When it is melted, pour in the half & half.
  3. Add in the black pepper and ground nutmeg. Bring this all to a gentle simmer.
  4. Whisk in the shredded Parmesan cheese, stir until melted.
  5. Add in the chicken. Return the pasta to the pot with the sauce and stir to combine.
  6. Enjoy!
 

About the author

Constance

Constance Smith is a homeschool veteran, having eclectically homeschooled three kiddos through graduation. After spending 25 years living an army life, she and her husband are planting roots in northern Alabama where she is starting a farm and enjoying country life. Constance has been blogging for over a decade and has had her content published in several local and national publications. You can find hundreds more recipes, photography, videos of her life and more at her website, Cosmopolitan Cornbread.

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