Creamy Chicken Fettuccine

Note: This high-calorie recipe is especially for teens with cystic fibrosis (CF). Teens with CF may need additional calories to meet their nutritional needs.

This high-calorie, high-protein meal is quick and easy to make.

Prep time: 25 minutes


1 tbsp. butter
1/2 tsp. garlic, minced
1 (10.75 oz.) can broccoli cheese soup
1/2 c. heavy whipping cream
1/2 c. whole milk
1/4 c. Parmesan cheese
3 (6 oz.) cooked chicken breasts, diced
6 oz. cooked fettuccine
1 1/2 c. steamed broccoli


  1. In a hot skillet, melt butter and sauté garlic for 2 minutes over medium-low heat. Stir constantly to avoid burning the garlic.
  2. Stir in soup, heavy whipping cream, whole milk, and Parmesan cheese.
  3. Heat sauce mixture until it boils.
  4. Add cooked chicken to sauce mixture.
  5. Reduce heat to low and cover.
  6. Cook on low heat for 5 minutes, stirring often.
  7. Toss with fettuccine and steamed broccoli.
  8. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

Serves: 3

Serving size: 2 1/2  to 3 cups

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

842 calories
69 g protein
32 g fat
268 mg calcium
1064 mg sodium

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Reviewed by: Allison Brinkley, RD, LD/N
Date reviewed: March 2009

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