This recipe is a twist on classic Alfredo but made much healthier by swapping avocados for the butter and heavy cream. This 30-minute meal is delicious, low fat, creamy and packed with protein. Try adding spinach for added nutrition or swamping out the pasta for zucchini noodles.

Creamy Chicken Avocado Alfredo

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Servings 6 Prep Time 5minutes
Cook Time 25minutes
Servings 6 Prep Time 5minutes
Cook Time 25minutes
This recipe is a twist on classic Alfredo but made much healthier by swapping avocados for the butter and heavy cream. This 30-minute meal is delicious, low fat, creamy and packed with protein. Try adding spinach for added nutrition or swamping out the pasta for zucchini noodles.

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

The creamy avocado has been shown to support brain health thanks to its high monounsaturated fat content. This healthy fat supports blood flow and lowers blood pressure, therefore helping out the brain.
Katie is the Official Registered Dietitian of Produce for Kids, mom of three and author of MomtoMomNutrition.com
The creamy avocado has been shown to support brain health thanks to its high monounsaturated fat content. This healthy fat supports blood flow and lowers blood pressure, therefore helping out the brain.
Katie is the Official Registered Dietitian of Produce for Kids, mom of three and author of MomtoMomNutrition.com
Ingredients
  • 1 (16 oz.) box whole wheat spaghetti
  • 2 ripe Avocados From Mexico
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pint Red Sun Farms® grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3/4 pounds cooked, sliced chicken breast
Directions
  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and reserve 1 cup pasta water.
  2. Mix avocado, lemon juice, garlic, salt and pepper in food processor until smooth. Add ½ to ¾ cup pasta water and blend.
  3. Toss pasta with avocado sauce and tomatoes. Add remaining pasta water, if needed.
  4. Top with cheese and sliced chicken.
Nutritional Value
  • Calories 474
  • Fat 11g
  • Protein 27g
  • Carbohydrates 63g
  • Fiber 6g
  • Sodium 84mg
  • Cholesterol 39mg
  • Sugars 4mg
  • Calcium 142mg
  • Iron 3mg
Tags , ,
Servings 6 Prep Time 5minutes
Cook Time 25minutes
Servings 6 Prep Time 5minutes
Cook Time 25minutes
This recipe is a twist on classic Alfredo but made much healthier by swapping avocados for the butter and heavy cream. This 30-minute meal is delicious, low fat, creamy and packed with protein. Try adding spinach for added nutrition or swamping out the pasta for zucchini noodles.

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

The creamy avocado has been shown to support brain health thanks to its high monounsaturated fat content. This healthy fat supports blood flow and lowers blood pressure, therefore helping out the brain.
Katie is the Official Registered Dietitian of Produce for Kids, mom of three and author of MomtoMomNutrition.com
The creamy avocado has been shown to support brain health thanks to its high monounsaturated fat content. This healthy fat supports blood flow and lowers blood pressure, therefore helping out the brain.
Katie is the Official Registered Dietitian of Produce for Kids, mom of three and author of MomtoMomNutrition.com
Ingredients
  • 1 (16 oz.) box whole wheat spaghetti
  • 2 ripe Avocados From Mexico
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pint Red Sun Farms® grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3/4 pounds cooked, sliced chicken breast
Directions
  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and reserve 1 cup pasta water.
  2. Mix avocado, lemon juice, garlic, salt and pepper in food processor until smooth. Add ½ to ¾ cup pasta water and blend.
  3. Toss pasta with avocado sauce and tomatoes. Add remaining pasta water, if needed.
  4. Top with cheese and sliced chicken.
Nutritional Value
  • Calories 474
  • Fat 11g
  • Protein 27g
  • Carbohydrates 63g
  • Fiber 6g
  • Sodium 84mg
  • Cholesterol 39mg
  • Sugars 4mg
  • Calcium 142mg
  • Iron 3mg

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