Creamy Chicken Pasta Recipe

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Immerse yourself in the soul-warming embrace of our Creamy Chicken Pasta – a culinary masterpiece that effortlessly marries tender chicken, al dente pasta, and a luxuriously velvety sauce. This dish is not just a meal; it’s a harmonious symphony of comfort and flavor that will elevate your dining experience to new heights.

The creamy sauce, a decadent blend of heavy cream and Parmesan cheese, embraces every strand of pasta and each morsel of chicken, creating a luxurious texture that caresses the palate.Presenting four servings of this delightful creation, our Creamy Chicken Pasta is more than a meal; it’s an invitation to savor moments of comfort and culinary pleasure with those who matter most.

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Creamy Chicken Pasta

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 2.5 kcal

Equipment

  • Large pot for boiling pasta
  • Large skillet or pan
  • Wooden Spoon or Spatula
  • Colander for draining pasta
  • Grater for Parmesan cheese

Ingredients
  

  • 8 oz 225g pasta of your choice (penne, fettuccine, or any preferred type)
  • 1 lb 450g boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 cup baby spinach leaves
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Fresh basil or parsley for garnish

Instructions
 

Boil the Pasta:

  • Cook the pasta according to package instructions in a large pot of salted boiling water until al dente.
  • Drain the pasta using a colander and set aside.

Cook the Chicken:

  • In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat.
  • Add the chicken pieces, season with salt and pepper, and cook until browned and cooked through. Set aside.

Sauté Aromatics:

  • In the same skillet, add minced garlic and sauté for about 30 seconds until fragrant.
  • Add halved cherry tomatoes and cook until they start to soften.

Prepare Creamy Sauce:

  • Pour in the heavy cream and bring it to a gentle simmer.
  • Stir in the grated Parmesan cheese until it melts and the sauce thickens.

Combine Ingredients:

  • Return the cooked chicken to the skillet, along with the cooked pasta.
  • Toss everything together until the pasta is well-coated in the creamy sauce.

Add Spinach and Garnish:

  • Add the baby spinach leaves to the skillet and gently toss until they wilt.
  • Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper to taste.

Serve:

  • Garnish the creamy chicken pasta with fresh basil or parsley.
  • Serve immediately, with additional Parmesan cheese on the side if desired.

Notes

Enjoy the comfort and indulgence of Creamy Chicken Pasta, a delightful combination of tender chicken, perfectly cooked pasta, and a rich, velvety sauce. This recipe is sure to become a favorite for a quick and satisfying meal.
Keyword Chicken, Creamy Chicken Pasta, Pasta, Quick & Easy, Quick Meal
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