Creamy Chicken and Pasta

Creamy Chicken and Pasta

From: Test Kitchen Approved


5 servings

Prep time

30 min

Cooking time

30 min




5 Creamy Chicken and Pasta

Total time

1 hour

Rich, flavorful and laced with wine, this creamy chicken pasta is a family favorite. No one ever guesses it’s so quick and easy!


    2 cups uncooked penne pasta

    2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms

    1 cup sliced green onions

    2 tablespoons butter

    1/2 cup white wine or chicken broth

    1 teaspoon minced garlic

    1/3 cup water

    1 cup heavy whipping cream

    2 cups cubed cooked chicken

    2 tablespoons capers, drained

    1/4 teaspoon salt

    1/8 teaspoon pepper

    Shredded Parmesan cheese


    1. PCook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute mushrooms and onions in butter for 4-5 minutes or until tender. Add wine or broth and garlic. Bring to a boil; cook until liquid is reduced by half, about 5 minutes.

    2. ombine flour and water until smooth; gradually add to mushroom mixture. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in cream. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 4-5 minutes or until heated through.

    3. Drain pasta. Add the pasta, chicken, capers, salt and pepper to cream sauce. Cook for 3-4 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Facts

    1 cup: 431 calories, 25g fat (14g saturated fat), 121mg cholesterol, 420mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 23g protein.