When you’re looking for a fast and easy dinner that’s sure to thrill everyone in your family, these 13 incredible chicken pasta recipes are just the ticket!

Most are ready in 30 minutes or less, which makes them as convenient as they are delicious!

Packed with flavor and wholesome, fresh ingredients, these recipes are total crowd pleasers. Learn my favorite tips and tricks for cooking pasta, and you’ll be on your way to a dinner that will leave them begging for more!

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Whenever I reach out to readers asking what they’d like to see more of here on the blog, the answer is always a resounding “weeknight dinners” “kid friendly options” and “more pasta”.

Chicken and pasta are two of our favorite foods, so why not combine them into something even more delicious? With such a wide array of sauces, cheeses and wholesome additions like extra veggies, the options are truly endless!

Your wish is my command, friends! Pasta makes such a quick and easy, family friendly weeknight dinner. It’s the answer to so many of your requests!

So today, we are going to round up all my best chicken pasta recipes that we’ve shared over the years.

A saute pan filled with a sundried tomato chicken pasta recipe

13 Easy Chicken Pasta Recipes

Click through each individual recipe for the printable recipe card!

Asiago Tortelloni

Try our restaurant-style asiago tortelloni alfredo with grilled chicken. It’s filling, decadent, and overflowing with cheesy goodness.

Asiago Tortelloni Alfredo with Grilled Chicken

Ready for an Italian favorite that everyone in your family is going to clamor over? Don’t miss this incredible Asiago Tortelloni Alfredo with Grilled Chicken. It’s filling, decadent, and overflowing with cheesy goodness.  Read More

25 mins

Classic Fettuccine Alfredo

This traditional, decadent Alfredo Sauce recipe is made with just five ingredients, and your family will beg you to make this time and time again! Serve with grilled chicken for a dish that rivals your favorite restaurants.

Chicken Mushroom Pasta

Creamy, fragrant and filling, this chicken pasta recipe is on the table in under 30 minutes.

Chicken Mushroom Pasta

This creamy chicken mushroom pasta is decadent enough to be a restaurant dish, but easy enough to whip together for a weeknight dinner. It’s garlicky and comforting, and the sauce is oh-so-silky thanks to the heavy whipping cream.  Read More

30 mins

Chicken and Chorizo Pasta

This chicken and chorizo pasta is ready in less than 30 minutes. Full of zesty ingredients your family will love, this easy chorizo chicken pasta is a keeper!

Chicken and Chorizo Pasta

Loaded with spicy, crispy chunks of chorizo, this chicken and chorizo pasta is on the table in under 30 minutes. Full of zesty ingredients your family will love, this easy chorizo chicken pasta is a keeper!  Read More

30 mins

Spiedini

Serve this chicken spiedini over our decadent sauce. This chicken is skewered and breaded with garlic and herbs, and toasted to perfection on the grill, stove top or oven!

Spiedini

This easy Spiedini recipe is a classic Italian dish that’s incredibly versatile! Moist chicken spiedini is skewered chicken, breaded with garlic and herbs and toasted to perfection on the grill, stove top or oven! Read More

32 mins

Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta

It’s got a little heat, but not too much! This pasta has a parmesan Cajun sauce that is truly restaurant worthy – it’s a pasta to crave. 

Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta

This Creamy Chicken Pasta is perfectly spicy, in a parmesan Cajun Sauce to die for! Delicious and effortless, it’s a Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta to crave. Read More

30 mins

Mexican Spaghetti

This baked chicken pasta comes together easily for a hearty family meal. It’s a classic recipe that is pure comfort food and requires just a few pantry ingredients.

Mexican Spaghetti

Mexican spaghetti is a flavored pasta bake that comes together easily for a hearty family meal. This chicken spaghetti dish is pure comfort food and requires just a few pantry ingredients. Read More

1 hr

Boursin Pasta

Add my easy baked chicken to this Boursin pasta, which is so rich and decadent. It’s creamy, infused with fragrant herbs from this incredible cheese, and ready in just minutes.

Boursin Pasta

This Boursin pasta recipe is absolutely as rich and decadent as it sounds. It’s creamy, infused with fragrant herbs from this incredible cheese, and ready in just minutes. It’s the perfect lunch, dinner, or side dish when served with your favorite protein.  Read More

15 mins

Penne alla Vodka

Add your favorite grilled or baked chicken to this simple vodka sauce recipe for pasta and you’ll have an incredible dinner everyone will love! Try it with spiedini or even this rosemary chicken.

Vodka Penne

This is the best penne alla vodka recipe you are ever going to make at home! It’s authentic and packed full of delicious, decadent flavor.  Read More

30 mins

White Wine Pasta

This pasta sauce is incredibly easy to throw together, and works with seafood, pasta, chicken and so much more. Add chicken spiedini to this light and flavorful dish for a family favorite!

Sun Dried Tomato Chicken Pasta

We are using a few little shortcuts that make this taste like a scratch recipe – we’re letting those flavorful sun dried tomatoes do all the work.

Aglio e Olio

Add our favorite baked chicken to this pasta dish for a simple, hearty meal the whole family will love.

Pasta Aglio e Olio

Light and flavorful three ingredient Aglio e Olio, a traditional Italian dish! The perfect weeknight dinner made with pantry ingredients… Read More

10 mins

Lemon Basil Pasta

I can make this pasta in about 15 minutes, including time to chop basil and grate fresh parmesan! Serve with with baked or grilled chicken, shrimp or scallops.

Lemon Basil Pasta

This easy lemon basil pasta recipe is quick enough for a weeknight dinner, but tastes special enough for date night! Read More

 

Lemon Pepper Pasta

This sauce creates a fast and easy lemon pepper pasta that is truly unforgettable- filled with perfectly balanced soft essence of lemon flavor. It’s perfect to add your favorite chicken – try it with panko chicken for the perfect crunchy balance to this creamy sauce.

Lemon Pepper Sauce

There’s nothing quite as vibrant, summery and flavorful as lemon pepper sauce! This is a fast and easy lemon pepper pasta that is truly unforgettable- filled with a perfectly balanced soft essence of lemon flavor. Read More

10 mins

Serving Suggestions

Serve these pasta recipes with any of your favorite salads or veggie side dishes for a well-rounded meal.

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A white plate with fettuccine alfredo topped with spiedini, platter of chicken spiedini in the background.
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Tips

  • Learn how to make homemade pasta here. You won’t believe how simple this tutorial is – it might just change your life!
  • Learn How to Cook Pasta right here, with all my favorite tips and tricks.
  • Always save a cup of your pasta water to thin out sauces. The starchy water is already warm and works beautifully for this purpose.
  • Cook your pasta al dente! That perfect bite of pasta won’t happen when your noodles are overcooked.
  • Use the best quality ingredients you can so that each ingredient shines – and that means cheese! Learn how to grate cheese here.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Why is there no chicken pasta in Italy?

It’s true! This combination is an Americanized version of Italian food. You won’t find chicken pasta recipes in restaurants on your tours of Italy! Traditionally, chicken is always a second course in Italian restaurants there.

What kind of chicken goes with pasta?

Pasta dishes are often served with baked or grilled chicken. Some restaurants will even serve breaded and fried chicken on their signature pasta dishes. You can even use shredded chicken!

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