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One-Pan Creamy Salsa Verde Chicken Pasta is creamy, cheesy, slightly spicy, and a must-try! It's quick and easy to make, requires few simple ingredients, and cooks in one pan!
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One-Pan Creamy Salsa Verde Chicken Pasta

One-Pan Creamy Salsa Verde Chicken Pasta is creamy, cheesy, slightly spicy, and a must-try! It's quick and easy to make, requires few simple ingredients, and cooks in one pan!
Course Main Entree
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 713kcal
Author Lalaine

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 cup salsa verde (I used Herdez brand)
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 8 ounces uncooked penne pasta
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • cilantro, stemmed and chopped

Instructions

  • In a bowl, season chicken with salt and pepper to taste.
  • In a pan over medium high heat, heat oil. Add chicken and cook, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned. Add salsa verde and stir to coat chicken.
  • Add chicken broth and heavy cream, Season with salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a simmer. Add pasta and stir to combine. Lower heat, cover and simmer for about 15 to 20 minutes or until chicken is cooked through, pasta is al dente and sauce is reduced. Add cheese and stir to combine. Garnish with cilantro, if desired. Serve hot.

Nutrition

Calories: 713kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 179mg | Sodium: 1145mg | Potassium: 822mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1480IU | Vitamin C: 12.1mg | Calcium: 274mg | Iron: 1.6mg