Chicken Parmesan Pasta Recipe

Published on December 9th 2021 by Rachael Ottier Hart.
Last updated on March 20th 2024
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The traditional Chicken Parmesan is actual labor of love. However, try our Chicken Parmesan Pasta when you crave Chicken Parmesan but don’t have the time or patience for the conventional version. This recipe is a great one-pot idea for a family meal and is ready in no time. We packed this recipe with classic Italian flavors you love in one easy-to-prepare meal.

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Time & Serves

Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
45 mins
Serves
4 persons

Ingredients

  • 4 Boneless Chicken Breasts or Thighs - cut into bite-size chunks

  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil

  • 1 medium Onion - diced

  • 3 cloves Garlic - minced

  • 1 tablespoon fresh Basil - chopped

  • 1 teaspoon Italian Seasoning

  • 16 ounces Rotini Pasta

  • 24 ounces Jar of Marinara Sauce

  • 1 cup Mozzarella cheese shredded

  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese

  • Salt & Black Pepper to taste

  • Water for cooking

Instructions

Place heavy bottom pot in medium-high heat and add the oil when the oil is hot add the onion, garlic, basil and sauté for 3 minutes.

Add the chicken and sauté for 5 minutes.

Stir in the Marinara sauce, Italian seasoning, fill the empty jar with water, add it to the pot, and then bring to a boil.

Fill a heavy bottom pot with water and a pinch of salt. Bring to a boil and cook the pasta to al dente & strain in a colander. 

Once the pot is boiling, reduce to medium, cover and let simmer for 8-10 minutes, check the pot periodically, stirring with a wooden spoon. 

When the sauce is cooked, add in the pasta along with two-thirds of the mozzarella cheese and the Parmesan cheese, mix until thoroughly combined.

Remove from the heat, serve warm with in a serving plate and sprinkle of the last of the mozzarella cheese on top, and the freshly baked Vegan Garlic Bread, and enjoy!

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Rachael Ottier Hart
Author:

Join Rachael on a global culinary journey. With a passion for travel and diverse cuisines, she crafts recipes that weave flavors, scents, and stories into each dish, igniting your wanderlust with every bite.

More posts by Rachael Ottier Hart