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    The 30 BEST Chicken Pasta Recipes

    We love chicken pastas. Some are creamy, some are tomatoee, some are cheesy… some have ground chicken, some have freshly cooked chicken chunks, some use leftover rotisserie chicken. But they’re all so good and so comforting.

    That’s why we’ve compiled this list of amazing Chicken Pasta Recipes for you to cook.

    Whether you’re looking for a super quick weeknight dinner, or something to impress a crowd, you’ll find plenty to choose from here.

    Cook your way through this list of amazing chicken pastas. These family friendly dishes will be loved by all!

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    Chicken Pasta Recipes:

    1. Jambalaya Pasta

    Jambalaya Pasta, aka Pastalaya, is a super tasty dish featuring shrimp, chicken and sausage smothered in a creamy, cheesy sauce full of Louisiana flavors.

    It’s like everyone’s favorite jambalaya, but with pasta instead of rice. How cool!

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    2. Creamy Ground Chicken Pasta

    This delicious creamy ground chicken pasta is so good and easy that you will be coming back to this one every now and then.

    It’s a perfect weeknight dinner option.

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    3. Italian Minestrone Soup With Chicken Meatballs

    This Italian Minestrone Soup With Chicken Meatballs recipe will become your all time favorite autumn or winter dish.

    This one pot soup is packed with flavors and easy to whip up on the go. It’s a cozy and comforting soup that’s a fresh, easy weeknight dinner.

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    4. Crustless Rotisserie Chicken Pot Pie Casserole

    We just love this Crustless Rotisserie Chicken Pot Pie Casserole. It has the same great flavors of a chicken pot pie, but swaps out the crust for tender bow tie pasta. This is real comfort food!

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    5. Cajun Chicken Pasta

    This Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta has great Louisiana flavor in pasta form. As a bonus, this is a one pot meal, so less dishes to do!

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    6. Avgolemono Soup

    Meet your new go to comfort food. This Avgolemono Soup is your chicken noodle soup taken to the next level. It’s silky and smooth and oh so delicious. This classic Greek lemon soup uses egg and lemon (avgo-lemono) to create a creamy, velvety broth with a refreshing lemony hint and filling orzo.

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    7. Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo

    This decadent, yet easy, recipe featured perfectly seared chicken cutlets and an amazing homemade alfredo sauce.

    It’s a restaurant quality meal in about 30 minutes.

    Get the Recipe @ thefoodcharlatan

    8. Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad

    This healthy grilled chicken pasta salad is full of fresh summer flavors and smoky BBQ sauce! The creamy dressing is lightened up with Greek yogurt. A great summer night meal.

    Get the Recipe @ saltandlavender

    9. Chicken Florentine Pasta Bake

    Chicken Florentine is a dish inspired by Florence, Italy, with chicken, artichoke hearts, spinach and sun dried tomatoes. This baked pasta version adds in rotini and makes an incredible dish!

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    10. Chicken Parmesan Casserole

    Chicken parmesan is a classic Italian comfort food. The breaded chicken breast is covered with a homemade marinara, and melted cheese. So good…

    Just add in pasta and you have a hearty casserole.

    Get the Recipe @ thecozycook

    11. Tuscan Chicken Mac and Cheese 

    Filled with a ton of flavor in just one pot, you have to check out this Tuscan Chicken Mac and Cheese. It’s got garlic, sun dried tomatoes, mozzarella and parmesan cheese, spinach, sauce, and tasty pan-seared chicken. 

    Get the Recipe @ cafedelites

    12. Creamy Buffalo Chicken Pasta

    Give your pasta night a little kick with this creamy buffalo chicken pasta.

    It has all the great flavors you would expect, and it’s the perfect use for leftover rotisserie chicken.

    Get the Recipe @ saltandlavender

    13. Chicken Tetrazzini

    You’re going to love how easy it is to put together this family friendly chicken and mushroom casserole.

    It takes only 15 minutes to prep and the rest of the work will be done by your trusty oven. Great one pot meal for everybody to enjoy.

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    14. One Pot Chicken and Mushroom Orzo

    This great one pot pasta recipe has chicken, mushrooms, spinach and orzo in a creamy parmesan sauce. It’s a super easy dinner perfect for busy weeknights.

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    15. White Chicken and Spinach Lasagna

    A great variation on your favorite Italian casserole, this White Chicken and Spinach Lasagna features tender chicken layered with noodles and a creamy spinach sauce and plenty of melty cheese. YUMMM.

    Get the Recipe @ lucremedelacrumb

    16. Sun Dried Tomato and Chicken Tortellini

    With sun dried tomatoes, mushrooms, spinach and chicken tortellini all smothered in a creamy sauce, this recipe is no doubt a hit.

    It is an easy, quick and irresistibly one dish pasta the whole family will relish.

    Get the Recipe @ chelseasamessyapron

    17. Chicken Couscous Soup

    If you are looking for something good for the soul, you need to try Chicken Couscous Soup!

    This Chicken Couscous Soup is great for those cold winter days, or when you are feeling sick. It’s healthy and makes a perfect cozy meal for your loved ones.

    Get the Recipe @ ambitiouskitchen

    18. Creamy Chicken Pesto Penne

    This Chicken Pesto Pasta is a decadent delight! Chicken and penne are tossed in a super flavorful creamy pesto sauce. All this goodness in only 30 minutes, perfect for busy weeknights.

    Get the Recipe @ yellowblissroad

    19. Creamy Mushroom Chicken Pasta

    In this Creamy Mushroom Chicken Pasta, perfectly seared chicken strips are mixed with penne pasta and cooked in with white wine, garlic, mushrooms and parmesan cheese. It’s a super easy, one pot pasta recipe everyone will love!

    Get the Recipe @ cafedelites

    20. White Chicken Lasagna Soup

    This White Chicken Lasagna Soup is just about the coziest meal you could ever eat. It’s creamy and cheesy, and the perfect family dinner.

    Get the Recipe @ thecookierookie

    21. Cajun Chicken Mac and Cheese

    Cajun seasoning gives this recipe a kick! You can determine how hot the spice is, so it can be mild or burning depending on your preferences. So good.

    Get the Recipe @ iambaker

    22. Sun Dried Tomato Basil and Parmesan Orzo with Chicken

    Here’s a great one pan meal for you. Sun Dried Tomato Basil and Parmesan Orzo with Chicken has such a great combination of flavors, everyone will be going for seconds!

    Get the Recipe @ cookingclassy

    23. Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad

    Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad is the perfect BBQ side dish! If you love the classic Buffalo Chicken flavors, adding that into a pasta salad recipe is such a great combo. It’s just the right amount of spice and heat to add to any summertime spread. This easy recipe is so unique and delicious!

    Get the Recipe @ thecookierookie

    24. Chicken Alfredo Bake

    Here’s a real crowd pleaser. This chicken alfredo bake has a super creamy and delicious homemade alfredo sauce and gets topped with mozzarella cheese. Buon appetito!

    Get the Recipe @ dinneratthezoo

    25. Pesto Chicken Tortellini Soup

    This Pesto Chicken Tortellini Soup is a hit! It has an amazing rich pesto broth that is filled with chicken tortellini. This meal is pure comfort.

    This easy and quick soup is very cozy and healthy, perfect for cold nights.

    Get the Recipe @ thecookierookie

    26. Chicken Meatball Noodle Soup

    Here’s a twist on your favorite comfort soup… Chicken Meatball Noodle Soup. Tender, perfectly seasoned, chicken meatballs and orzo pasta along with veggies in a tasty light broth. You may never go back to your traditional chicken noodle!

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    27. Bruschetta Chicken Pasta Salad

    This Bruschetta Chicken Pasta Salad will be the star of the spread at your next get together. This gorgeous dish whips up in only 25 minutes and is great served hot or cold.

    Get the Recipe @ cafedelites

    28. Chicken and Shrimp Carbonara

    You’re going to love this creamy chicken and shrimp carbonara.

    It’s a restaurant quality dish that whips up in about 40 minutes. And it has bacon!

    Get the Recipe @ yummyaddiction

    29. Chicken Marsala Pasta

    We love this chicken marsala pasta!

    It’s loaded with chicken and mushrooms in a creamy marsala wine sauce. This is a great dish to serve to company.

    Get the Recipe @ saltandlavender

    30. Pesto Pasta Salad with Grilled Chicken & Veggies

    This Pesto Pasta Salad is loaded with tender grilled chicken, fresh mozzarella and tons of veggies. It’s a great make ahead meal prep option for an easy dinner or weekday lunches.

    Get the Recipe @ playswellwithbutter

    So there you go, thirty delicious chicken pasta recipes. The only question now is, which to try first?

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    The 30 BEST Chicken Pastas

    This collection of Chicken Pasta Recipes includes plenty of easy weeknight dinners the whole family will love! We love this easy Cajun pasta:


    • 8oz penne pasta
    • 12oz andouille sausage
    • 8oz shrimp, peeled and deveined
    • 8oz boneless skinless thigh or breast, cut into 1 inch chunks
    • 3 tbsp Creole seasoning, divided
    • 2 tbsp cooking oil
    • 1 green bell pepper, diced
    • 1 red bell pepper, diced
    • 1 small onion, diced
    • 3-4 garlic cloves, finely diced
    • 14oz can diced tomatoes
    • 1/2 cup chicken broth
    • 1 tsp Louisiana hot sauce
    • 3/4 cup heavy cream
    • 1 cup shredded parmesan cheese


    1. Divide 1 tsp of the Creole seasoning between the shrimp and chicken so they can marinate for a few minutes while you’re prepping the other ingredients.
    2. Cook pasta to your preferred doneness, according to the directions on the package.
    3. Heat oil in a pot (or very large skillet) over medium high heat. Sear shrimp 1-2 minutes per side, then remove to a plate.
    4. Add chicken and sausage. Brown 5-6 minutes.
    5. Push the meats to the edge of the pan, then add in the onion, peppers and garlic. Sauté for a few minutes, until they veggies start to soften.
    6. Add tomatoes, chicken broth, hot sauce and remaining Creole seasoning. Bring to a low boil, reduce heat to medium low and simmer, uncovered, for about 10 minutes.
    7. Stir in the cream and shredded parmesan cheese. One the cheese melts and the sauce is a uniform consistency, stir back in the shrimp along with the cooked pasta.

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