One-Dish Chicken Pasta

One-Dish Chicken PastaRecipe
Photo: Howard Lee Puckett; Styling: Buffy Hargett


Makes 6 servings
Total time: 30 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 30 Minutes
Total: 30 Minutes


1 (12-oz.) package farfalle (bow-tie) pasta
5 tablespoons butter, divided
1 medium onion, chopped
1 medium-size red bell pepper, chopped
1 (8-oz.) package fresh mushrooms, quartered
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
3 cups chicken broth
2 cups milk
3 cups chopped cooked chicken
1 cup (4 oz.) shredded Parmesan cheese
1 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt
Toppings: toasted sliced almonds, chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley, shredded Parmesan cheese


1. Prepare pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, melt 2 Tbsp. butter in a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add onion and bell pepper; sauté 5 minutes or until tender. Add mushrooms; sauté 4 minutes. Remove from Dutch oven.

2. Melt remaining 3 Tbsp. butter in Dutch oven over low heat; whisk in flour until smooth. Cook, whisking constantly, 1 minute. Gradually whisk in chicken broth and milk; cook over medium heat, whisking constantly, 5 to 7 minutes or until thickened and bubbly.

3. Stir chicken, sautéed vegetables, and hot cooked pasta into sauce. Add cheese, pepper, and salt. Serve with desired toppings.