Chicken and Asparagus Pasta

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!

  Chicken and Asparagus Pasta Recipe - delicious!



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
  • 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
  • ¼ cup half n half
  • ¼ 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 approx 20-30 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

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Chicken and Asparagus Pasta - a new favorite!!

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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:

Parmesan Chicken Manicotti recipe

Parmesan Chicken Manicotti

Lemon Chicken Pasta recipe - a new family favorite!

Lemon Chicken Pasta

Baked BBQ Chicken

Baked BBQ Chicken

For all Lil’ Luna recipes go HERE.

ENJOY!

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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?


thnx
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