30 Creamy Chicken Pasta Recipes You'll Love
Looking for the best creamy chicken pasta recipes of all time? Your search ends here. Whether you're looking for decadent, Southern-inspired dishes (you really need this Cajun Chicken Pasta in your life, trust us), indulgent, carb-loaded casseroles (everyone at your table will love this Creamy Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole, and this Chicken and Pasta Casserole with Mixed Vegetables is comfort food incarnate), or rich and velvety Italian classics (you can never go wrong with chicken-loaded tetrazzini, spaghetti, or lasagna), you'll find a new favorite in this collection of creamy chicken pasta recipes.
Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta
Chicken Alfredo Bake
"Made with penne pasta and rotisserie chicken, this is a quick version of chicken alfredo bake," according to recipe creator thedailygourmet. "Serve with garlic bread and a green salad for a no-fuss weeknight meal."
Creamy Chicken Tortellini Soup
This cozy tortellini soup is perfect for chilly winter nights. Quick and easy, this is a great recipe for your weeknight repertoire.
Instant Pot Creamy Chicken and Leek Alfredo
"Let's dive head-first into this one-pot pasta dish, full of rich and creamy everything," says recipe creator Diana71. "Your family will love this weeknight dinner, and you'll love how quickly you can make it!"
Creamy Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole
"This is a second version of another member's yummy casserole," says recipe creator Felicia. "It has all the creamy and wonderful flavor of chicken cordon bleu with a little of the fat and hassle removed."
Creamy Chicken Lasagna
This isn't your grandma's homemade lasagna — and that's OK! Mozzarella and a brick of cream cheese make this comfort food extra decadent.
Slow Cooker Italian Chicken Alfredo
"I came up with this recipe with ingredients on hand and it instantly became a family favorite," says recipe creator TLSmith. "You can even make it using low sodium/fat free/reduced fat ingredients and it still has a wonderful flavor!"
Easy One-Pot Chicken Alfredo
You just need one pot (yes, just one!) to make this super easy chicken Alfredo. Not only is it tasty, cleanup is a breeze.
White Cheese Chicken Lasagna
"A chicken and spinach lasagna with a creamy white cheese sauce," recipe creator Lisa Humpf says of this kid-friendly casserole. "Great for any kind of potluck. My kids love it."
"[This is] a delicious pasta and chicken dish with garlic, sun-dried tomatoes and fresh basil," according to recipe creator MARBALET. "Use the dry packaged sun-dried tomatoes instead of the tomatoes packed in olive oil. The sauce can be kept, covered, for one day in the refrigerator; heat again over low heat. Try it with some crusty bread if desired."
Chicken and Pasta Casserole with Mixed Vegetables
"I dreamt up this recipe on my way home from work one night to use the ingredients I had on hand," says recipe creator JENTOP. "It's a great comfort food for chilly winter evenings!"
Slow Cooker Chicken Stroganoff
"Cubed chicken breast cooked in the slow cooker with a simple, creamy sauce mixture," recipe creator JUDI ANN says of this easy pasta. "This is so good, and so easy to make on a busy day. Serve over hot cooked rice, if desired."
Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese
"I saw my local ballpark was introducing Buffalo chicken mac and cheese and thought it was a great idea," says recipe creator Matt R. "This is what I whipped up. Serve with celery sticks and beer. Let me know what you think."
Chicken and Bow Tie Pasta
This easy and delicious bow tie pasta is as easy to eat as it is to make. The chive and onion-flavored cream cheese adds a certain "something" to the final flavor.
Penne with Chicken and Pesto
It doesn't get much more comforting than this, folks. For a lighter substitution, try chicken broth in the sauce instead of heavy cream.
Pesto Chicken Penne Casserole
"Creamy, flavorful, and so easy to fix," says recipe Lindalou. "This meal-in-one will wow family and friends. Makes a lot, so freeze some or halve the recipe."
Chicken Spaghetti III
"Shredded chicken and spaghetti stirred into a mixture of melted cheese, green onion, tomatoes, red and green chile peppers, and creamy mushroom soup," recipe creator bdld says of this creamy pasta. "A Classic Chicken Spaghetti with a little bite. This is a good last minute chicken recipe for a family, and my 2-year-old loves to eat this recipe with his fingers. Also, this dish freezes well. Serve with garlic bread, if desired."
Chicken, Spinach, and Cheese Pasta Bake
Chicken, spinach, and cheese all in one delicious and warming comfort food? You really can't ask for much more.
Cajun Chicken Pasta
"Cajun cooking is a combination of French and Southern cuisine," says recipe creator Carol Spradling. "It is robust, country style cookery — and so is this dish! Laissez le bon temp roulez and bon appetit!"
The Best Parmesan Chicken Bake
"This chicken Parmesan is done casserole style (so, no breading or frying!), but still offers up that irresistible combination of tender chicken, crunchy/cheesy coating, and flavorful sauce," according to Chef John.
You can never go wrong with this classic Italian dish. If you're looking to use up Thanksgiving leftovers, you can substitute turkey for chicken.
One-Pot Chicken and Sausage Orzo
"There's something extra satisfying about a recipe like this one-pot chicken and sausage orzo dish where you just basically dump the ingredients in a pot and wait until it's cooked," says Chef John. "Sure, you have to stir it a few times, and it helps if you add stuff in the right order. But for how delicious this comes out, you're doing very little actual work."
To Die For Fettuccine Alfredo
Rich and creamy, this is pretty much the ultimate fettuccine Alfredo. This recipe is meatless, but feel free to customize is it by adding chicken.
Cheesy Ranch Chicken Pasta
This easy pasta is creamy comfort food incarnate. We love how the peas give the dish a much-needed pop of color.
Mexican Chicken Tortilla Lasagna
"Lasagna goes south of the border in this Mexican lasagna fusion which uses corn tortillas," according to recipe creator thedailygourmet.
Garlic Chicken with Orzo Noodles
"This is a simple recipe with a spicy kick for garlic lovers," says recipe creator VBRAUER671. "It is my combination of a much loved linguine and clam sauce dish and a recent introduction to orzo pasta. I have several variations for this recipe. Add more red pepper for extra spice. Substitute the chicken for clams or shrimp. Substitute the spinach leaves for diced tomatoes. I've also added spices such as basil, rosemary and oregano bringing a distinct Italian flavor to the dish."
Chicken and Pumpkin Lasagna
This autumnal twist on classic lasagna is perfect for chilly evenings. The secret ingredient? Cream of pumpkin soup.
Chicken Fajita Pasta Bake
Create this fun, Mexican-inspired dish with ingredients you probably already have in the pantry. Top with cilantro and serve with chips and salsa.
Buffalo Chicken Pasta
"This pasta dish has all the flavors of Buffalo chicken wings, and you don't have to get your fingers full of hot sauce," says recipe creator Yoly. "It's made on the stovetop and is finger-licking good!"
Ranch, Bacon, and Parmesan Pasta Salad
"A great side dish for the summer picnic. I made this on accident when I put some soup ingredients into the bowl instead of the stock pot," says recipe creator Chef John Politte. "I doctored it up and added other ingredients, and voila! Use your favorite pasta shape."