Poor Man's Chicken Alfredo

Elizabeth Leach


Making due with what is in my pantry, meeting the cheesy taste buds of my hungry family. Also, satisfies the 'starving people' staying after service for a church business meeting or just sharing a 'family' time together.


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8-10 People
25 Min
35 Min


  • 1 large
    chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
  • 2 large
    yellow onions
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 1 box
    rigatoni pasta, uncooked
  • 1 can(s)
    10 oz. 90% low fat campbell's cream of chicken soup
  • 1 can(s)
    15 oz campbells cream of chicken soup
  • 2 tsp
    salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
  • 16 oz
    milk, 2%
  • 4 Tbsp
    parsley flakes

How to Make Poor Man's Chicken Alfredo


  1. DICE AND SAUTE onions in large iron fry pan with EVOO
  2. CUBE AND SAUTE chicken breast using the same fry pan (adding additional EVOO, if necessary)
  3. BOIL pasta to taste
  4. MIX 2% milk and BOTH cans of cream of chicken soup to pot, stirring until clumps are gone and soup is hot
  5. GENTLY MIX Together all ingredients, EXCEPT THE SOUP (I use my hands starting at the bottom of the bowl so as not to tear up pasta), in a 4 quart Anchor glass dish (optional): ADD the COOKED pasta, sauted onion, chicken, salt and pepper, parsley, Parmesan Cheese
    POUR hot soup back and forth accross the top.
  6. Preheat oven to 325. Bake for 1/2 hour. Enjoy the fragrance of a country kitchen
  7. OPTIONS: Add frozen peas for color and to satisfy veggie need.
    Serve with fresh baked biscuits

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About Poor Man's Chicken Alfredo

Course/Dish: Chicken, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Fat
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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