By Clare Keating
All Bodies Nutritionist & Ex-Chef
High protein Cajun Chicken Alfredo Fettuccine, the most perfect low-calorie comfort food dinner. I LOVE making this for dinner after a long day, it's just a great soul food kinda meal that really satisfies you
Calories: 386, Protein: 35.5g, Carbohydrates: 38g, Fat: 9g
1 cup pumpkin, diced
500g chicken breast, diced
2 tsp Cajun spice
250g fettuccine (or GF pasta)
2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp garlic
2/3 cup milk
½ cup parmesan cheese
¼ cup pasta water
140g baby spinach
In a small pan boil the pumpkin until soft, and then mash until smooth.
Meanwhile, heat a large pan over medium heat. Add the olive oil and garlic
Add the chicken and Cajun spice to the pan and cook for 5-8 minutes or until the chicken is browned.
Boil a large pan of water and cook the pasta according to packet instructions
Add the milk, parmesan, pasta water, mashed pumpkin and baby spinach to the pan. Cook until the spinach is wilted.