Tortellini Alfredo with Chicken and Brocolli


Here is another super easy weeknight dinner! It’s true that I could spend hours in the kitchen everyday cooking dinner, but I would rather spend time hanging out with the puppies at the park!

I love watching Sven run around and try to figure out how to dog like other dogs. My favorite is when someone brings a dog that loves to play fetch, Sven just loves to chase the dogs and he doesn’t care about the ball at all. That boy just loves running.

So after doing chores and hanging out at the dog park for an hour, sometimes it’s nice to just have an easy meal to throw together.

But we also need variety! So here is a quick and tasty meal to help get you through the week!

Serves 4

Ingredients:

  • 2 Chicken Breasts, diced
  • 2 Tbsp Montreal Steak Seasoning
  • 1 Tbsp Grapeseed Oil
  • 1 Bag Frozen Cheese Tortellini (19 oz)
  • 2 Cups Broccoli florets
  • 2 Tbsp Butter
  • 2 Tbsp Flour
  • 2 Garlic Cloves, minced
  • 1 1/2 Cup Half n Half
  • 1/2 Cup Milk
  • 1 Cup Parmesean Cheese, grated
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Garnish with fresh chopped parsley or basil.

Heat a pan over medium heat. Cover the chicken in the seasoning mix, add oil to the pan, add chicken to the pan. Cook until the chicken is slightly browned, about 8-10 minutes. Set aside.

In a large pot, fill 3/4 with water and bring to a boil. Add tortellini and cook according to the package directions. When there is about 3 minutes left add the broccoli. When it’s done drain the water. Set aside.

In a large skillet or pot melt the butter over medium heat. Add the garlic and flour. Whisk until it starts to brown. Slowly add cream and milk while whisking continuously. Bring to a simmer whisking occasionally for about 2 minutes. Add Parmesan cheese. Sauce should be thick enough to coat a spoon. If it’s too thick for your taste add a few Tbsp of milk till you reach your desired consistency. Add salt and pepper.

Add the chicken, pasta and broccoli. Stir to coat. Top with your fresh herbs and enjoy!!!

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