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Salsa Verde Chicken Pasta

This Salsa Verde Chicken Pasta is creamy, cheesy, and packed with flavor! Simple to make and kid approved, you'll definitely want to add this to your next meal plan!
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 565kcal
Author: The Cookin' Chicks

Ingredients

  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, diced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup salsa verde
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 3 cups uncooked penne or rotini pasta
  • salt/pepper or seasoning of choice *I use our go to seasoning of Chupacabra on our chicken
  • 1 cup pepper jack cheese, shredded

Instructions

  • Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  • Add in the chicken and season with salt/pepper or seasoning of choice.
  • Cook until chicken is no longer pink in center.
  • Remove chicken from skillet and set aside.
  • Pour in the chicken broth, salsa verde, heavy whipping cream, and uncooked pasta.
  • Stir and bring to a rapid boil.
  • Cover and reduce heat to low.
  • Allow to simmer for about 15 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and add in the chicken and cheese.
  • Stir until fully melted.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Salsa Verde Chicken Pasta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 565 Calories from Fat 261
% Daily Value*
Fat 29g45%
Saturated Fat 14g88%
Cholesterol 119mg40%
Sodium 765mg33%
Potassium 589mg17%
Carbohydrates 46g15%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 29g58%
Vitamin A 986IU20%
Vitamin C 8mg10%
Calcium 187mg19%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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