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Chicken and Pea Alfredo Bake

This easy family-friendly dinner uses our Suvie style alfredo that can be made right in the veggie zone with minimal stirring. This dish is a swirl of cream cheese, nutmeg, whole milk, parmesan, and cheddar whisked together and tossed with peas, shredded chicken breast and pasta to make a dinner a fun, no-fuss meal. A quick broil to melt some extra cheesy goodness on top will draw the whole family into the kitchen ready for a mouth-watering dinner.

Chicken and Pea Alfredo Bake

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: 1 hour and 30 minutes
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp butter
  • ½ package cream cheese (4 oz)
  • ½ tsp nutmeg 
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • ½ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • ½ cup shredded cheddar, divided
  • 3 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 lb chicken breast
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 8 oz ziti, rigatoni or penne pasta

Directions

Melt the butter, cream cheese, and nutmeg together in a microwave in 30-second intervals. Stir in ¼ cup parmesan and ¼ cup mozzarella cheese.

Slowly add milk and whisk constantly until smooth. Salt, and pepper to taste and stir in peas until incorporated. Pour into Suvie pan. Place pan into upper left zone of your Suvie.

Salt and pepper each chicken breast and place in a vacuum-seal bag. Coat the chicken breast with 2 tbsp olive oil then vacuum seal (here’s our DIY vacuum sealing guide) and place in a Suvie pan. Fill the Suvie pan with enough water to cover the chicken then load into upper right zone of Suvie.

Add pasta to starch pan with 2 tsp salt. Load into starch zone.

Fill Suvie reservoir, enter My Cook settings and cook or schedule. 

My Cook > Multi-Zone Settings

Protein: 155°F, 1 hour

Vegetable: 0 min

Starch: 11 min

After the cook, remove all pans from Suvie. Add pasta and alfredo sauce to a large mixing bowl.

Slice chicken against the grain. Add chicken to the bowl and mix until combined. Taste for seasoning and add more salt and pepper to your liking. 

Pour chicken alfredo back into a Suvie pan. Mix together the remaining ½ cup mozzarella and ¼ cup parmesan. Sprinkle the cheese mixture evenly over the pasta. 

Broil in Suvie for 6-8 minutes until cheese topping is dark brown and bubbling. 

Divide between plates and enjoy!

Nutrition

Nutrition Info per 1 Serving (4 Servings per Recipe): Calories 670, Total Fat 28.2g, Sodium 1273.4mg, Total Carbs 51.9g, Protein 52.6g

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Ashley
Ashley
5 months ago

Will it still be the same cooking instructions for frozen chicken breasts?

Dan Snedeker
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Dan Snedeker
5 months ago
Reply to  Ashley

Hi Ashley, we recommend adding 30 minutes per inch thickness when cooking from frozen. If you are scheduling the meal there’s no need to add anytime since the cooling process will defrost the chicken.