Family Favorite: Skillet Chicken Pasta


Gather around for our Family Favorite: Skillet Chicken Pasta, a dish that brings the warmth and joy of a family meal to your table. This skillet is brimming with perfectly cooked pasta, succulent chunks of chicken, and a colorful mix of bell peppers and spinach, all enveloped in a creamy and savory sauce. Garnished with grated Parmesan cheese and fresh herbs, this meal is not just delicious but also a comforting embrace in every bite.

Family Favorite: Skillet Chicken Pasta

Time Requirements

  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes


  • Serves: 4
  • Serving Size: 1 portion

Nutritional Information (Per Serving)

  • Calories: 500 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 50g
  • Protein: 30g
  • Fat: 20g


  • Pasta: 300 grams (10.5 ounces)
  • Chicken breast, cubed: 500 grams (1.1 pounds)
  • Bell peppers, assorted colors, sliced: 200 grams (2 cups)
  • Spinach: 100 grams (3.5 ounces)
  • Heavy cream: 120 ml (1/2 cup)
  • Parmesan cheese, grated: 50 grams (1/2 cup)
  • Garlic, minced: 10 grams (2 cloves)
  • Olive oil: 15 ml (1 tablespoon)
  • Fresh herbs (basil or parsley): for garnish
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Method of Preparation

  1. Cook pasta according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  2. In the skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat.
  3. Cook the chicken until golden brown and set aside.
  4. In the same skillet, sauté bell peppers and garlic.
  5. Add spinach and cook until wilted.
  6. Return the chicken to the skillet and add cooked pasta.
  7. Pour in heavy cream and bring to a simmer.
  8. Stir in Parmesan cheese until melted and well combined.
  9. Season with salt and pepper.
  10. Garnish with fresh herbs before serving.

Culinary Tips

  • Add a splash of white wine for an enhanced flavor.
  • For a lighter version, use half-and-half instead of heavy cream.


Can I use a different type of pasta?

Yes, any pasta shape works well in this recipe.

How can I store leftovers?

Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

Can I add other vegetables?

Absolutely, try adding mushrooms or cherry tomatoes for variety.

Our Family Favorite: Skillet Chicken Pasta is more than just a meal; it's a moment of togetherness and joy. As you enjoy this dish with your loved ones, let each flavorful forkful remind you of the simple pleasures of a shared meal. Here's to delicious times and cherished memories! 🍝👨‍👩‍👧‍👦🥘