If you’re seeking a delectable meal that can impress taste buds of all ages, a chicken pasta dish is a timeless classic. The mingling of juicy chicken and tender pasta creates a rich and indulgent flavor that’s hard to resist. You have the flexibility to prepare it in numerous ways, whether you prefer to use chopped or shredded chicken and experiment with various pasta shapes to suit your preferences. Additionally, you can elevate the taste by incorporating multiple ingredients, such as delectable cheese, homemade sauce, and crisp vegetables, which will undoubtedly make the meal even more satisfying.

Don’t fret, though. You don’t need to worry about what other ingredients to include because we have this helpful list for you that contains tons of delicious recipes. Most of the recipes are fantastic for dinner because you serve them hot, and they are healthy and hearty, but there are also some cold pasta salad recipes, too! Our favorites on this list include the Creamy Chicken Fajita Pasta, Italian Chicken Pasta Salad, and Chicken Bacon Ranch Pasta. Take a look at this list yourself to decide which recipes make your mouth water and pique your interest!

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1. French Onion Chicken Pasta Bake

Our recipe for delicious French onion chicken pasta includes onions, Dijon mustard, balsamic vinegar, and chicken broth. We recommend you use whole wheat pasta to make it healthier! To give it that French onion taste, use one package of onion soup mix. This recipe yields six servings, which makes it an ideal choice to serve to your family! Top it with Shredded light Swiss cheese to finish it off.

2. Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta with Chicken and Mozzarella

This chicken pasta dish by Julia’s Album is incredible, to say the least! For best results, use chicken breast tenderloins that you can thinly slice. Aside from the chicken, the meal also has mozzarella cheese, penne pasta, sun-dried tomatoes, and garlic. Fresh basil takes it up a notch and gives it a refreshing twist!


3. Instant Pot Chicken Parmesan Pasta

If you love to use your Instant Pot as much as we do, you will absolutely love this recipe. It’s super simple, especially since you can use pre-made pasta sauce from a jar. However, it doesn’t taste boring because it also has grated cheese, garlic powder, chicken, and panko breadcrumbs that turn crispy. You can even sprinkle on oregano to provide a warm flavor!

4. Creamy Chicken Fajita Pasta

You can likely imagine how delicious this chicken pasta is since it resembles chicken fajitas. Some of the best ingredients in the dish include chili powder, bite-sized chicken chunks, fajita seasoning mix, bell peppers, and onions. You can get creative with the toppings with sour cream (or healthier Greek yogurt) and shredded cheese. We love how the tomato sauce perfectly balances spicy and creamy.

5. Spinach Parmesan Pasta with Chicken

Your family will dig right into this pasta dish that contains earthy pieces of spinach and delicious parmesan cheese. Since you cook the chicken in a skillet, it becomes a beautiful golden brown that looks lovely on top of the pasta dish. Use any type of noodles that you would like; angel hair pasta works great if you have it. We suggest sprinkling the meal with red pepper flakes just before you serve it!

6. Cream Cheese Bacon Chicken Pasta

Southern Bite created this recipe which is a satisfying and savory chicken pasta dish that works for lunch or dinner. The silky cream cheese melts wonderfully and contrasts the sweet and salty bacon bits. Not to mention, the chicken provides protein, so it’s a well-rounded dish. To give it a charming appearance, scatter chopped parsley and freshly ground black pepper atop the meal before you eat it.

7. Chicken Pasta Primavera

If you’ve never tried pasta primavera, it is essentially a dish that has pasta with a variety of fresh vegetables mixed into it. However, sometimes pasta primavera leaves you feeling unsatisfied if you don’t include veggies that have enough protein. Luckily, this recipe includes chicken to make it extra hearty. In terms of vegetables, it uses grape tomatoes, peas, tomatoes, and zucchini. The meal is vibrant looking because of all the colorful ingredients!

8. Olive Garden Crockpot Chicken Pasta

Sometimes you are in the mood for Olive Garden, but you either don’t want to spend the money or don’t want to leave your house. Either way, this recipe comes to the rescue because you can make it in the comfort of your own home. It has a cheesy sauce that has Olive Garden dressing in it, making it very unique and flavorful! Top it with fresh herbs to garnish it.

9. Italian Chicken Pasta Salad

This chicken pasta salad is convenient when you want a comforting chicken pasta dish but prefer a cold meal instead of a hot one. The recipe by Averie Cooks contains rotini pasta, lemon zest, Italian seasoning, and more. It has a kick of lemon juice and apple cider vinegar to make it extra zesty! Then it also has a dash of cayenne pepper to give it some kick. Use boneless skinless chicken breast for the best outcome!

10. Creamy Chicken and Asparagus Pasta

This chicken pasta recipe will impress your family because of how scrumptious it is. Some of the best ingredients are garlic, basil, oregano, chicken broth, and cream cheese. Of course, the chicken and asparagus are the stars of the show. The heavy creamy ensure it turns out velvety and thick, while the olive oil adds richness. You only need 30 minutes to prepare it, so it’s great for busy folks.

healthy chicken parm spaghetti bake

11. Chicken Parmesan Spaghetti Bake

We can’t get enough of our spaghetti bake recipe because it is a breeze to make and so healthy! It contains shredded chicken, tomato sauce, reduced-fat mozzarella, and seasonings. Aside from that, you can use both grated and shredded parmesan cheese to provide the meal with a pleasant texture and taste. Pop it in the oven so all the flavors can marry, then get ready to take a bite of heaven!

12. Chicken and Broccoli Pasta

Everyone knows that chicken, broccoli, and cheese go together wonderfully, which is why this recipe deserves a spot on our list! It has boneless chicken breast pieces, garlic, parmesan, rotini pasta, and broccoli to bulk it up. The best part is that it calls for either fresh or frozen broccoli, so you can use whatever you have. We recommend you serve it with warm garlic bread or a side salad.

13. Chicken Alfredo with Penne and Peas

This upgraded version of chicken alfredo is just what you need in your life! It has the classic Alfredo ingredients, which are cream, parmesan, and seasonings. However, it also has cream cheese to give it some tang and the sweet baby peas provide nutrition and flavor. You can always use any pasta shape, whether you have authentic fettuccine noodles, penne, or bowtie! For best results, mix some parsley in and also add it on top.

14. Chicken Penne Pasta with Vodka Sauce

Impress dinner party guests with a flavorsome chicken pasta meal with homemade vodka sauce. For the sauce, all you need is vodka, stock, tomatoes, parmesan cheese, and a few other ingredients. Meanwhile, it also has an herbal essence thanks to parsley and basil. We suggest you serve this with grilled or sauteed mixed vegetables. Of course, a dinner roll would be tasty as well!

15. Greek Chicken Pasta Salad

Here is another chicken pasta salad that is perfect for warm weather days. You can serve it as a side dish for a cookout or take it to work for lunch! It’s extremely versatile. It has three main components: the seasoned chicken, the vinaigrette, and the pasta veggie salad. The chicken has hints of garlic, paprika, and cumin, while the salad has cherry tomatoes, cucumber, kalamata olives, and red onions.

16. Spicy Chicken Chipotle Pasta

If you’re a fan of fiery food, this chicken pasta recipe is for you! It has incredibly savory smoked pulled chicken, which is undeniably the greatest part. However, you can’t overlook the cheese, chicken broth, cilantro, and chipotle peppers. Don’t worry; the milk helps to tone down the heat to the perfect level. Don’t add the cilantro until the last moment; this way, it stays fresh until you eat it!

17. Buffalo Chicken Pasta Bake

Here’s another recipe that has some heat to it, except instead of chipotle flavor, it has buffalo sauce. This pasta is the ultimate harmony of cheesy, creamy, and spicy flavors due to the cream cheese, Monterey jack, cheddar, and buffalo. The recipe calls for shredded chicken, but you can always change it and use diced chicken. We love how easy this is to throw together during the week!

18. Marry Me Chicken Pasta Casserole

We just had to share this chicken pasta by Busy Family Recipes because it only takes 20 minutes to bake! It’s great for beginner cooks because it uses jarred Alfredo sauce and jarred sun-dried tomatoes that come in oil. In addition, it has flavors of basil, garlic, Italian seasonings, and seasoned chicken. Place fresh mozzarella pearls on top and allow them to turn bubbly when you cook them!

19. Butternut Squash, Black Bean, and Chicken Pasta Bake

We love how unique this recipe is because it’s not every day that you see beans in a pasta dish. Furthermore, this chicken pasta has butternut squash, scallions, and applewood smoked cheddar. There are numerous ways to garnish it when you serve it; you can use guacamole, sour cream, salsa, or freshly chopped onions to give it extra pizzazz. This is a fantastic option for meal prep since you can cook and portion it out for the week.

20. Chicken Taco Pasta

This Tex-Mex-inspired meal is a recipe you’ll want to save and make over and over again! It has corn, chicken, garlic, bell peppers, onions, and pepper jack cheese. It tastes exactly like you’re biting into a chicken taco, except everything is mixed, making it simple to whip up and creating fewer dishes to clean. If you want that taco feel, we suggest you sprinkle on some tortilla strips or chips to give it a nice crunch.

21. Garlic Chicken Pasta

Get ready to indulge in a buttery, garlicky pasta with boneless chicken! This recipe has an easy homemade sauce from fresh garlic, salted butter, parmesan, and parsley. Cook the chicken on the stovetop until it’s browned and has a crisp exterior, then toss everything together and enjoy. We love how you can serve this with a variety of sides, from corn on the cob to steamed broccoli to Caesar salad!

22. Pasta with Roasted Cherry Tomatoes, Chicken, and Lemon Garlic Butter Sauce

This pasta recipe is filled with roasted cherry tomatoes that are decadent, thanks to the fresh garlic, olive oil, and salt and pepper. The chicken pasta has paprika, lemon juice, spaghetti, butter, basil, and paprika. The best part? The pine nuts are the perfect garnish that provides a special texture! They’re even better if you toast them beforehand.

23. Cajun Chicken and Shrimp Alfredo

Salt & Lavender posted this recipe for chicken alfredo, except it is different from the typical version! This variation also includes shrimp, and it has Cajun seasoning to it, which gives it layers of flavor. For best results, use fettuccine noodles, heavy cream, grated parmesan, and cream cheese to accompany the meat and seafood. Toss the chicken and shrimp in with the pasta, or place it directly on top, depending on how you want the presentation!

Weight watchers friendly chicken ranch spaghetti

24. Chicken Bacon Ranch Pasta

Our ranch-flavored chicken pasta will surely be your family’s new go-to dinner. It’s not only healthy, but it has a short list of ingredients, so it doesn’t take forever to get it going. The pasta has milk, ranch seasoning, bacon bits, and nonfat Greek yogurt. Additionally, we recommend you use whole wheat pasta to keep it nutritious. When it comes out of the oven, scatter chopped green onion on top to elevate its presentation!

25. Chicken and Sausage Pasta

If you want a satisfying meal, look no further than this recipe with kielbasa, chicken breast strips, minced garlic, and penne pasta. The dish has a luscious cream sauce with parmesan cheese and cracked black pepper! Having two kinds of meat guarantees that it won’t leave you feeling hungry. Once done, we suggest you serve it with creamed spinach or crostini bread.

26. Chicken Pesto Pasta in Creamy White Wine Sauce

This chicken pasta with white wine sauce only takes 30 minutes to cook, which makes it very appealing! The garlic and mushrooms give the dish an umami flavor, while the basil pesto makes it light and refreshing. Use a variety of seasonings, such as thyme, oregano, or an Italian seasoning blend, to complement all of the components! Then, use fresh sweet basil to bring everything together.

27. Chicken Artichoke Pasta

This chicken pasta recipe stands out for its unique ingredients. For example, it blends crushed tomatoes, artichoke hearts, Italian herbs, fresh spinach, and more. You use fettuccine noodles for it, and once the sauce and pasta are cooked, you can garnish it with a layer of parmesan cheese to add flavor and improve its display! This would be delicious with a cold broccoli salad.

28. One Pot Chicken Pesto Pasta

One-pot meals are the way to go when you need something quick and don’t want a bunch of dishes to do! This recipe makes six generous servings with baby Bella mushrooms, fusilli pasta, walnut pieces, and roasted tomatoes. However, the best part is the basil pesto sauce which you can either make homemade or buy at the store for convenience. Toast the walnut pieces and use them as a gorgeous topping!

And if you can’t get wait to get started, you can find the full recipe for one of the most popular recipes on my blog, Chicken Parmesan Spaghetti Bake!

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28 Delicious Chicken Pasta Recipes

Servings: 6
Prep: 20 minutes
Cook: 25 minutes
Chicken parmesan spaghetti bake on white plate


  • 255g spaghetti *3 servings according to the package
  • 2 cups cooked shredded chicken
  • 1 cup tomato sauce *I used my zero point veggie tomato sauce, I have linked it above
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp each salt & pepper


  • Preheat oven to 350F
  • Cook spaghetti according to package, drain and set aside.
  • In a large bowl mix together the sauce, cooked shredded chicken, mozzarella cheese, grated parmesan, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper. Then stir in the pasta.
  • Place spaghetti mixture into a lightly sprayed 9×13 casserole dish, sprinkle with the shredded parmesan cheese.
  • Cover with foil and bake in the oven for 25 minutes. Serve immediately, makes 6 servings.


Points- 7 per serving 
Personal Points- 3-9PP depending on your 0PP foods
Smart Points- Green- 9, Blue- 8, Purple- 3
Points plus- 8PP 
Nutritional info per serving.. Calories 288..Fat 5.7g…Sat fat 3.7g…Carbs 28g…Fiber 1.6g…Sodium 340mg.. Sugar 2.7g… Protein 19.4g *note- these numbers include all ingredients 
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