Pasta is one of the most versatile things out there, and even the classics have their alternative versions. If you’re a pasta lover just like us and have been looking for the perfect recipes to add to your list while staying healthy, this article is for you!
With this list, you can try some hearty, creamy recipes to keep your heart happy. These chicken spaghetti recipes are easy to put together and incredibly versatile and delicious. Head over to the store, get your favorite kind of spaghetti, and let’s get cooking!
We’ll start on the lighter side. This spectacular recipe includes everything you need for a nutrient-packed meal that’s also delicious and very easy to prepare. It features simple ingredients like sun-dried tomatoes, golden, shiny olive oil, spinach, basil, and chicken breast and skips the cream sauce that such recipes usually include. We can assure you everyone will love this healthier alternative to the classic!
Spicy buffalo sauce lovers, this one’s for you! We wanted to add some low-carb options for people who want to avoid loading up on calories, and this buffalo chicken spaghetti squash might just be the perfect option! Apart from the delicious, crumbled blue cheese, serving it inside of the squash is what makes it captivating (and it will save you lots of cleaning time later).
You know the saying: crock pots make everything better! And this creamy, gooey, silky chicken spaghetti is no exception. This hearty slow-cooked pasta is an excellent option for an easy yet delicious weeknight dinner during winter. Make it with tender chicken, thick cream soup mixed with cream cheese, shredded cheese, and some chilies and tomatoes. It’s hearty, simple, and packed with flavor!
This iconic dish calls for some tomatoes, different types of cheese like Velveeta and Jack, and a drizzle of ranch seasoning to create that perfect Mexican flavor. It’s definitely a hearty dish that will keep you warm and cozy for a good few hours. But watch out with the chili — it can keep your tongue burning for just as long! So, make sure you adjust the spice levels to your preference.
To master this traditional pasta dish, you’ll need a good amount of cheese (we suggest sticking to the shredded Mexican cheese blend), cream of chicken soup, RO-TEL, shredded chicken breast, dry spaghetti pasta, and about an hour of your time. And voila! If you want to make it just a bit healthier and extra flavorful, add some broccoli or mushrooms to the casserole.
This silky, buttery Alfredo sauce will take your chicken spaghetti to a whole new level. It calls for only the best ingredients on Earth — cream cheese, olive oil, butter, and heavy cream. Don’t forget to coat your chicken with Italian seasoning for delicious results. This recipe is extra-hearty and calorie-dense and makes no apologies when delivering a decadent classic!
A certified crowd-pleaser, you can put this basil pesto chicken spaghetti together in a breeze (seriously, less than 20 minutes of your time)! This pesto-coated and grilled chicken breast paired with spaghetti and a sprinkle of Parmesan makes for a lovely meal. And while you can use store-bought pesto for added convenience, preparing the pesto from scratch with only your favorite ingredients will certainly make it even more delicious!
For chicken spaghetti lovers wanting to lower their carb intake, this recipe is it! It switches out the regular noodles in favor of zucchini noodles and pairs them with juicy chicken thighs and a rich sauce. Prepare these famous zoodles with a creamy, low-carb mustard-based sauce, and you won’t even notice you’re not eating actual pasta!
This casserole is a great example of what comfort food means for the Southern US. Tender chicken thighs or breast is cooked with various veggies and herbs, along with the cream of chicken soup, cream of celery, and sharp Cheddar cheese. Yum! As with the best dishes, this creamy chicken spaghetti tastes even better the day after — be sure to cook a big pot!
This recipe is so packed with veggies that it’s almost a pasta salad — but better! You can put it together in less than 40 minutes, and you’ll end up with a dish that’s not only vibrant and colorful but also loaded with nutrition and full of Mediterranean flavors. And what makes it better than other dishes? Italian pesto, of course.
This version of carbonara is made with different ingredients than the traditional one, but it’s just as creamy and silky. You’ll use classic bacon instead of Italian guanciale; you’ll also add some heavy cream and, of course, tender chicken breast. The result will be a dreamy, saucy dish that’ll taste as comforting as the original one.
Chicken spaghetti with burrata and pine nuts is as sophisticated as it sounds and will dress up your table like no other! This colorful meal is packed with grape tomatoes, plenty of fresh herbs, and a smoky-seasoned chicken and is completed with gooey and creamy burrata and a handful of crunchy, toasted pine nuts. Bon appétit!