Chicken and Asparagus Pasta

Chicken and Asparagus Pasta - this cheesy, creamy dinner recipe is one the entire family will love!

I love Chicken, and I love Asparagus so when I saw this next recipe on Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom, I knew it had to be made. I mean, in my book, you just can’t go wrong with Chicken and Asparagus. Throw some pasta into the equation and you’ve got a definite winning recipe right there.

I think I can honestly say that Asparagus is my favorite veggie. It’s one of those vegetables that I didn’t learn to appreciate until I was older, and now I can’t get enough of it!

If you’re looking for a great recipe to try out for your next dinner, this Chicken and Asparagus Pasta is it!

I think I could eat this right about now! I think I will be adding into the monthly meal plan. :)

Chicken and Asparagus Pasta
 
Ingredients
  • 1 12 oz box Bow Tie pasta
  • 2 cups chicken, cubed
  • 1 bunch asparagus ends trimmed and cut into 4
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • ½ cup reserved pasta water
  • 1 TB olive oil
  • 2 heaping TB minced garlic
  • ¼ tsp. onion powder
  • ¼ tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. dried basil
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • red pepper flakes pinch of
  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • ⅓ cup half n half
  • ½ cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat and saute your chicken for approximately 15 minutes.
  2. Cook pasta according to directions on the package. In the last 5 minutes of cooking, add the asparagus to the water. Drain and set aside while reserving a cup of the pasta water.
  3. Once chicken is cooked add minced garlic, onion powder, garlic powder, basil, oregano and red pepper flakes to the skillet. Saute for 5 minutes.
  4. To your skillet combine the broth, half & half, cream cheese and half of your parmesan.
  5. Add pasta and asparagus to your skillet and stir until well combined. If pasta seems too dry, add reserved cooking water a little bit at a time. Stir over med heat until desired consistency. Add salt, pepper and extra Parmesan to taste

Chicken and Asparagus Pasta - this cheesy, creamy dinner recipe is one the entire family will love!

Chicken and Asparagus Pasta - this cheesy, creamy dinner recipe is one the entire family will love!

Chicken and Asparagus Pasta - this cheesy, creamy dinner recipe is one the entire family will love!

Chicken and Asparagus Pasta - this cheesy, creamy dinner recipe is one the entire family will love!

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As I said, if you like pasta, chicken and asparagus, then you’ll love this recipe.

For more Chicken recipes, be sure to check out:

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Parmesan Chicken Manicotti

Chicken and Lemon Basil Pasta recipe on { lilluna.com } Creamy with a hint of lemon!

Lemon Chicken Pasta

Delicious and healthy Baked BBQ Chicken. Bursting with flavor-this recipe is sure to be a favorite!

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Kellyn is a mom of 4 and loves to try and test out new recipes. She loves to find the best dinner and dessert recipes around and share them with those in the blogosphere.
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  1. 1

    YUM! I’ll have to give these a try!
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  2. 3

    Everything looks delicious. I love the wreath idea.

  3. 4

    So you cook the chicken on med high heat for 20-30 minutes? Isn’t that a long time?

  4. 5

    This is quite yummy!!!! Thank you for sharing recipe. :-)

  5. 7

    Wow! This was delicious and so quick and easy to make. Thanks. Love your site.

  6. 9

    Question re: chicken and asparagus recipe. Ingredients list “2 c. cooked chicken, chopped” but instructions say, “sauté chicken 20-30 minutes”. Isn’t that going to totally KILL already cooked chicken? Something doesn’t seem to jive there.

  7. 11

    Made this in under 30 mins and the family loved it! The asparagus was a nice touch!!

    • 12

      YAY! So glad you liked it, Dawn. It really is simple and is another great recipe to add to monthly meal planner! Thanks for stopping by and have a great day. :)

  8. 13

    The recipe of Chicken and Asparagus pasta serves how many? For 4 adults and a child would you need to add to the recipe?

  9. 14

    Thank you for all the yummy chicken recipes.

  10. 15

    Could you sub the asparagus for broccoli?

  11. 16

    Thank you so much Kristyn for the lovely recipes.