This Easy Broccoli Chicken Alfredo uses leftover chicken, broccoli, and pasta to whip up a quick weeknight dinner or meal for a special occasion! If you don’t have leftover broccoli or pasta, steam some broccoli and boil some pasta while you gather your other ingredients. You’ll love this recipe!
3 tbsp butter
3 tbsp flour (or gluten-free flour)
2 1/2 cups half & half
4 oz cream cheese (softened)
1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese (or pre-shredded parm in a bag)
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 – 1 tsp onion powder
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
12 oz cooked pasta (or gluten-free pasta)
2 cups steamed broccoli (or leftover broccoli)
2 cups cooked chicken (or leftover chicken)
2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
Preheat oven to 275. Grease casserole dish.
In medium saucepan, melt butter.
Whisk flour in and cook until golden brown.
Gradually whisk in half & half until sauce is smooth and begins to thicken.
Stir in cream cheese and Parmesan cheese until melted.
Stir in spices and remove from heat.
Combine pasta, broccoli, chicken, and sauce in large bowl and stir to combine.
Transfer mixture to prepared baking dish. Sprinkle with mozzarella.
Bake for 15 minutes and then broil for 2 to 3 minutes on high or until the cheese is bubbly and browned.