Valentine Dinner at Home

Written By Casey Kirchner

As it gets closer to Valentine’s Day, many people may be wondering how to celebrate with their significant other. In addition to that, they may be wondering how to make Valentine’s dinner affordable and easy. Chicken Alfredo with Penne pasta only takes about 20-25 minutes to prepare and the ingredients are not too costly. This dish served with a side salad and breadsticks is the perfect way to save money and show someone you love them this Valentine’s Day.


· 1 box of penne noodles

· 2 medium size chicken breasts

· 1/2 cup butter

· 1 8oz. package cream cheese

· 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese

· 1 cup half and half


For the pasta and chicken:

· Follow directions on box of pasta and drain when cooked

· Dice and fry chicken in a frying pan until fully cooked


For the sauce:

· Melt the butter in a medium sized sauce pan

· Mix in the cream cheese and stir together

· Then add the half and half and Parmesan cheese

· Stir it all together

· Remove from heat and let the sauce thicken for two minutes


When everything is finished:

· Combine sauce, noodles, and chicken

· Enjoy!


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