In a large stock pot heat ½ tablespoon olive oil over medium heat; add chicken breast and cook, stirring frequently, until chicken is cooked (no longer pink and juices are clear). Remove chicken from the pot and set aside in a bowl or on a plate.
In the same stock pot over medium to medium high heat add the remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil; add onion and carrots and saute for 3-5 minutes until onions are starting to soften; add garlic, cook 30 more seconds. Add broccoli, potatoes and chicken stock. Bring to a simmer. Simmer until potatoes and other veggies are cooked to your liking.
In a 2 cup measuring cup or blender bottle, add milk and flour; whisk or shake until no lumps remain. Pour milk mixture into the soup. Bring the soup back to a simmer. Simmer until it starts to thicken, about 5-8 minutes. Stir in salt and pepper (adding more to taste as necessary).
If you haven’t let your Neufchatel cheese come to room temp, simply place it in a bowl and microwave on low power for 40 seconds at a time til it’s nice and soft and smooth.
Remove the pot from the heat and stir in the Neufchatel cheese, stir until combined. Then stir in the Parmesan cheese until it’s combined. Serve warm & enjoy!
Recipe from Alycia R & adapted by Lindsay Grover.
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Macros for one serving (1/12 of sauce recipe (~245 g))
Cal 245 P 30 gC 17.5 gF 7.8 g
PRO TIP: Serving size is 1/12 of the recipe. Since cook times vary and other factors can affect the weight of your food. You can weigh the cooked weight of the meal in grams and subtract the weight of the pan and divide that by 12 to see how many grams one serving is.
In case you want to create your own recipe from this with your personal adaptations/preferences in MyFitnessPal (Login to MFP >Recipes > Add Recipe Manually > Copy & Paste list of ingredients). Here is a list of ingredients that you can copy and paste into MFP and put in the quantity you desire (it works best to copy and paste on a web browser vs app).
raw chicken breast
fat free milk
yukon gold potatoes
ground black pepper