We love going out to dinner but with a family of five, it can get pricey. But with copycat recipes, we can enjoy some of our favorite food without having to hit the restaurant! This Olive Garden Chicken Alfredo recipe is a version of one of Justin’s favorite meals at Olive Garden.
I’m a soup, salad and breadsticks kind of girl but he’s all about the pasta. He’s given this Copycat Olive Garden chicken alfredo a thumbs up!
Olive Garden Chicken Alfredo Recipe
The key to making this Olive Garden Chicken Alfredo is making your own sauce. You really can’t get the flavor you want with jarred sauce even though I’m the type who depends a lot on things like premade sauces for our pasta!
But taking the time to make your own sauce will make this taste Olive Garden Copycat Chicken Alfredo like you’ve just been seated at your own table for a night out!
3 medium size chicken breasts
12 oz fettuccine noodles
1/2 cup of butter
3-4 cloves of garlic (minced (you can use jarred garlic))
2 Tbsp. flour
2 cups of heavy cream or Half & Half
3/4 cup fresh grated Parmesan + more for garnish
Fresh parsley for garnish (optional)
Salt & pepper
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and spray a 9×13 baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
Salt & pepper the chicken breasts and bake for 30-35 minutes.
Cook the fettuccine noodles according to package directions.
Heat the 1/2 cup of butter and minced garlic in a large saucepan or dutch oven.
Whisk in the 2 tablespoons of flour.
Add the heavy cream (or Half & Half).
Continue to stir until the mixture starts to thicken.
Add in 3/4 cup of Parmesan cheese and stir until completely melted.
Remove the chicken from the oven and cut into slices.
Place the fettuccine noodles on a plate, top with the chicken breast and add alfredo sauce on top.
Sprinkle with remaining parmesan and garnish with diced fresh parsley, if desired.