Jan 8, 2016

Creamy Chicken Asparagus Bow Ties

Creamy_Chix_Asp_Bowt1200_9936_Edit_2Here’s a new addition to my 30 Minutes or Less dinner category. It’s lean white meat chicken, bow tie pasta and asparagus in a creamy, low fat Alfredo sauce. It’s super easy, quick, and yummy. The whole meal takes just 25 minutes to make and it also works with broccoli.

Creamy Chx-Broc1200_9976The only difference if you use broccoli is you add a little pasta water to the broccoli when you saute it. This recipe was in my cookbook but that version used butter. My new way does not use butter and it’s much easier to make. In fact, almost any recipe I made ten years ago is not the same today. I’m always finding ways to make things simpler, easier, and faster.

The creamy sauce is my version of alfredo sauce. Did you know they call fettucini alfredo a “heart attack on a plate?” That’s because alfredo sauce is traditionally made with all cream and butter. I will never do that. Mine uses no cream or butter. I use 1% milk and I get a creamy, satisfying comfort meal that I can feel good about eating. Click here for the recipe. – Jenny Jones

2 Comments on "Creamy Chicken Asparagus Bow Ties"

  1. Julia

    Hey Jenny,
    I’m going to try this one tonight, sounds so good and takes the guilt out of “Alfredo sauce”. Not only are your recipes easy, healthy and delicious, your website is so easy to follow! Love, love your videos, please make more.

  2. diNa

    Sounds awesome. Jenny….. it’s on my menu for tonight. Thank you.

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