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One Pot Pasta With Chicken

Super easy and versatile, this delicious dish can be put together in just a few minutes - and cleanup is a breeze with only one pot!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 30 Minute Meals, Chicken, Pasta
Servings: 4


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 pound chicken breast diced into ½ inch cubes
  • ½ cup onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tsp italian seasoning
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley
  • 1 can diced tomatoes 14.5 ounce, drained
  • 3 cups chicken broth + ½ cup extra, if needed
  • 1 cup heavy cream milk can be substituted
  • 12 oz penne or other medium pasta
  • cup mozzarella cheese grated
  • ½ cup parmesan divided


  • Season chicken with salt and pepper. Heat olive oil over medium heat and cook chicken until no pink remains. Set aside.
  • Add onion and garlic to the pan. Cook until onion is translucent.
  • Add seasoning, parsley, 3 cups of broth, tomatoes and cream. Bring to a boil and add pasta. Let simmer for 15 minutes or until pasta is tender and sauce has thickened. If necessary, add ½ cup of broth. Stir in ¼ cup of parmesan cheese.
  • Add chicken back to skillet, top with mozzarella cheese and remaining parmesan. Broil 2 - 3 minutes or until cheese is melted and golden.