Chicken Alfredo With A Twist 1

Chicken Alfredo With a Twist USDA Recipe for Family Child Care

Age Group: Ages 3-5
Serving Size: 6
Whole Grains: This rich and creamy recipe gives ordinary chicken alfredo a healthy twist, combining fat-free half and half with canned cream of chicken soup and whole-wheat rotini noodles.
1 cup provides 2¼ oz equivalent meat/meat alternate and 1¼ oz equivalent grains.
5 from 2 votes

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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • In a large pot, bring 2 quarts water to a boil. Gradually stir in pasta and return to a boil. Cook uncovered about 8-10 minutes or until tender. Do not overcook. Drain well.
  • Mix soup, half-and-half, pepper, garlic powder, parmesan cheese, and chicken in a large pot. Cook for 5 minutes over medium heat, stirring often. Heat to 165 °F or higher for at least 15 seconds.
  • Combine noodles and sauce right before serving.
    Serve hot.


Nutrition Facts
Chicken Alfredo With a Twist USDA Recipe for Family Child Care
Amount Per Serving 1 cup
Calories 345 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 69mg23%
Sodium 572mg25%
Total Carbohydrate 41g14%
Dietary Fiber 3g13%
Protein 30g60%
Vitamin A 450IU9%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 174mg17%
Iron 2mg11%
*Marketing Guide


Keep noodles and sauce separate until serving time. Sauce will thicken upon standing.
Yield / Volume