Chicken Pasta

Chicken Pasta

5 from 2 votes
An easy chicken pasta recipe made with fusilli pasta and chunks of juicy chicken. Perfect for the whole family, this chicken pasta recipe is so simple to make and easy to follow. You just can’t go wrong with chicken pasta. The ultimate weekday family dinner!
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Chicken Pasta

This chicken pasta recipe combines two of the nation’s favourite ingredients and is the perfect chicken recipe for your midweek family meals. You just can’t go wrong with this chicken pasta recipe. This one-pot pasta is made with fusilli pasta along with some chicken and vegetables.

A vegetable pasta with chicken recipe that will be loved by everyone, adults and kids alike. Nothing beats a chicken pasta recipe for a quick and delicious evening meal. A healthy chicken pasta recipe for the ultimate weekday family dinner!

Chicken pasta is one of my all-time favourite dishes. Not only do I love it, but it means that there are no fussy eaters. Pasta is one thing that always goes down well, whether it is a tuna pasta bake or this delicious chicken pasta.

I always make a homemade pasta sauce, but you could use store-bought sauce. I feel like pasta sauce isn’t actually that hard to make. The way I make pasta sauce is very similar to my pizza sauce recipe. Although sometimes I like to make it extra spicy because I love my spices!

I like to use fusilli pasta in this recipe. The curvy shape of it allows the pasta sauce to cling to the pasta. However, you could use other varieties of pasta as well, for example, penne or rigatoni. Use whatever you have in your cupboard!

As always, I have to add bell peppers. There is just something about those colourful varieties of capsicum peppers that make me want to add them into everything. Recently I even made a capsicum curry dedicated to my love for this vegetable.

I like to add sweetcorn as well, but you can add whatever vegetables you like. Everyone has their own personal preferences. This chicken pasta recipe is a great way to disguise vegetables in a delicious and homey dinner meal. Chicken and pasta are the best combinations for everything as they literally pair well with any vegetable! What isn’t to love?

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Chicken Pasta

by Nabeela Kauser
An easy chicken pasta recipe made with fusilli pasta and chunks of juicy chicken. Perfect for the whole family, this chicken pasta recipe is so simple to make and easy to follow. You just can’t go wrong with chicken pasta.The ultimate weekday family dinner!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 6
Calories 510 kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a gentle boil
  • Add the pasta to the water and cook for 10-12 minutes on a gentle simmer until the pasta is al dente – al dente refers to when the pasta is cooked just enough to retain a somewhat firm texture with a bit of a bite
  • Whilst the pasta is cooking in a large pot heat up the oil on medium heat until hot
  • Finely chop the garlic and add to the pan then sauté the garlic for 1 minute
  • Add the finely diced onions and cook for a few minutes until soft and translucent
  • As the onions are cooking cut the chicken into bite-sized chunks then add into the pan and cook for 5 minutes until the chicken changes colour and turns white
  • As the chicken is cooking cut the bell peppers into bite-sized chunks similar to the chicken chunks then add to the pan
  • Add the salt and pepper then cook for 5 minutes on medium heat
  • Add the sweetcorn and cook for a few more minutes
  • Add the pasta sauce and cook for 5 minutes on medium heat
  • Drain the pasta and add into the mixture mix until all the ingredients are combined
  • Cover with a lid and cook for 6-8 minutes on low heat
  • Serve as a main course alongside some steamed vegetables and enjoy!

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Nutrition

Calories: 510kcalCarbohydrates: 73gProtein: 20gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0.04gCholesterol: 30mgSodium: 660mgPotassium: 565mgFiber: 5gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 1561IUVitamin C: 57mgVitamin D: 0.1µgCalcium: 40mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Chicken, Dinner, Pasta
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