Easy Chicken Pasta Recipe

This Easy Chicken Pasta Recipe is a fast one skillet meal that combines chicken and pasta in a heavenly way. No need to cook the pasta before hand, it gets cooked right in the skillet, soaking up extra flavor as it simmers.

Easy Chicken Pasta Recipe

I like to use rotini in this chicken recipe, but you can use your favorite type of small pasta, such as macaroni, elbows or bowties.

If you’re making this as a dinner entrée, keep the boneless skinless chicken breasts whole, but as a quick lunch for the kids, cut them up in bite sized pieces and they won’t even notice they’re eating the vegetables!

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Easy Chicken Pasta Recipe
Prep Time
25 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
55 mins

A really quick weeknight dinner featuring chicken and pasta. 

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 280 kcal
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts whole or diced
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable or olive oil
  • 1 can 10.75 ounces condensed cream of mushroom soup
  • 2 1/4 cups water
  • 1 package 16 ounces frozen mixed vegetables, thawed
  • 2 cups rotini pasta or other small cut pasta
  • kosher salt and ground black pepper to taste
  1. Season the chicken breasts with the kosher salt and black pepper. Heat the oil in a large skillet and sauté the breasts until browned on each side and the chicken is cooked through. Remove the chicken breasts and set them aside.
  2. Whisk together the cream of mushroom soup and the 2 1/4 cups of water and pour into the skillet. Add the thawed mixed vegetables and bring the mixture to a boil.
  3. Add the dried rotini and boil until the pasta is cooked through, stirring frequently.

This recipe makes a nice, quick weeknight dinner that I would serve to anyone.


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