Creamy Chicken and Pasta Recipe

Oh, family dinner! I always have visions of it being such a big success- we all sit around the table, enjoying each others company, talking about our day . . . but with a 6 year old, a 4 year old, and a 1 year old, it usually ends up being quite the opposite.  Anyone else feel this way? Ha ha!  At least this pasta recipe was a hit!

Serves: 10

Creamy Chicken and Pasta Recipe

15 minPrep Time

15 minCook Time

30 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 oz) bow tie pasta
  • 3 cups cooked chicken, shredded or cut into bite-sized pieces( I used a rotisserie chicken)
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cans (10.75 each) cream of chicken soup
  • 1 (10 oz) bag frozen peas
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (more or less to taste)
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese

Instructions

  1. Cook pasta according to directions on package.
  2. In a large pot, heat olive oil over medium heat.
  3. Add red peppers and saute for a couple of minutes (until tender).
  4. Add in the soup, peas, milk, garlic powder, salt and pepper to the pot and bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for 1-2 minutes or until heated through.
  6. Stir in cooked chicken and cheese.
  7. Drain pasta; add to cheesy chicken mixture and toss to coat.
Cuisine: American | Recipe Type: Main
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7 Responses to “Creamy Chicken and Pasta Recipe”

  1. That looks really good, I will have to try it. I completely understand what you mean about family dinners, we sit down and right away someone wants something. I try to make sure we have everything, but there seems to always be something we forget.

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