Pasta is pure comfort food. And the fact that you can make it in so many different ways only adds to its appeal. But combine it with chicken broth, and you’ve got a winning combination of flavors!
Try your hand at any of these 14 divine chicken broth and pasta recipes — they’re bursting with exquisite flavors and come together in a snap, making them perfect for busy weeknights!
1. Chicken and Spinach Skillet Pasta
This delicious pasta comes together in just 30 minutes and is perfect for busy days. To make, add sautéed chicken to a skillet with onion, garlic, dry pasta, chicken broth, fire-roasted tomatoes, and seasonings, then simmer until the pasta is tender. Next, add half and half and mozzarella to make the pasta creamy, then stir in nutritious spinach to serve.
2. Chicken Broccoli Pasta with Lemon Butter Sauce
Smothered with a mouthwatering lemon butter sauce, this chicken broccoli pasta is pure perfection. You can make this quick and easy meal with your choice of veggies, chicken breast, pasta, chicken broth, and a handful of seasonings. Sprinkle lots of Parmigiano cheese and fresh basil on top before serving.
3. Creamy Mushroom Chicken Pasta (One-Pot)
This one-pot recipe delivers an indulgent, creamy meal while saving you the trouble of dealing with loads of unwashed dishes! You can prepare this rich meal by combining golden-brown chicken strips with pasta cooked with garlic, mushrooms, chicken broth, and Parmesan cheese. Serve with a garnish of fresh parsley, and enjoy.
4. Creamy Tomato Pasta
This 20-minute meal is super easy to make and can be paired with any protein you like to round up your meal. You’ll need chicken broth, pasta, diced tomatoes, tomato paste, and a handful of seasonings like red pepper flakes. Make sure to whisk in lots of cream cheese and Parmesan cheese to give it a thick consistency and a rich flavor. Add some more Parmesan cheese before serving.
5. Creamy Tuscan Pork & Pasta Skillet
This one-skillet dinner is simple but offers wonderful flavors in every bite. It combines juicy pork and veggies with chicken broth, penne, and sun-dried tomatoes. Once the pasta is cooked through, add cream cheese and Parmesan to elevate its flavor. You can serve this creamy, cheesy pasta with a side salad for a complete meal.
6. Creamy Wild Mushroom One-Pot Pasta
Here’s another one-pot recipe that’s utterly delicious! It has an assortment of wild mushrooms that produce a lovely earthy flavor. In it, sauce and pasta come together with dried linguine and cooking liquids like chicken stock and heavy cream in one pot. Season it to taste, and then serve it with grated Parmesan and fresh thyme leaves.
7. Easy Garlic Chicken Pasta
Make a restaurant-level dish at home in just 30 minutes with everyday ingredients. The pasta and chicken breast are smothered with a decadent sauce prepared with garlic, cheese, and cream. The dish also gets a touch of brightness and acidity from lemon juice to balance the creaminess.
8. Easy 30-Minute Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup
This comforting soup is as healthy as it is delicious. It uses simple ingredients like olive oil, chicken, veggies, chicken broth, herbs, and wide egg noodles and delivers exquisite flavors in every mouthful. For easy, tasty weeknight meals, consider making a big batch and storing the leftovers in the fridge (it will keep well for 5-7 days).
9. Homemade Chicken Pasta Soup
Hearty and delicious, this is the perfect soup to cozy up with on chilly evenings. It uses veggies, pasta, chicken broth, and leftovers like chicken or turkey to provide your body with essential nutrients. Ingredients like shallots, bay leaves, and fresh herbs also help give it an aromatic boost. Let the soup sit for 15-20 minutes before serving so that all the flavors come together beautifully.
10. One Pot Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta
Chicken breast, penne pasta, cheese, chicken broth, and fire-roasted tomatoes, all flavored with a homemade Cajun seasoning blend — this meal can’t get any more flavorful! Served with sliced green onions, it’s a great meal to whip up on busy evenings. This recipe also has variations that you can explore to make it more palatable or more suitable for your dietary preferences.
11. One Pot Creamy Chicken and Vegetable Pasta
In this recipe, chicken breast, pasta, and vegetables are cooked in a cheesy, creamy sauce with garlic and onion to satisfy both health and taste buds. Cooking the pasta and veggies in chicken broth infuses them with delightfully savory flavors. And since it’s made in one pot, you don’t have to spend much time cooking or scrubbing dishes in the kitchen!
12. One Pot Garlic Parmesan Pasta
This recipe combines the award-winning duo — garlic and Parmesan — with pasta to produce a creamy, indulgent dish to serve for lunch or dinner. It’s like Alfredo but without heavy cream and cream cheese that can cause you to pack up on carbs. You can serve it garnished with chopped parsley to boost the dish’s color and flavor.
13. Pasta with Chicken Broth, Butter and Parmesan
Comforting and indulgent, this pasta dish gets ready in just 10 minutes! To make this simple dinner, cook the pasta in chicken broth, remove it from the heat and stir in butter. Then, spoon the pasta into serving bowls, ladle in the chicken broth, and garnish with grated Parmesan cheese, black pepper, and fresh herbs like basil. It’s a hearty meal that’ll warm you up from the inside out.
14. Pasta with Peas
This satisfying meal comes together in only half an hour, and you can easily double the ingredients to serve a crowd. Make this comfort meal with ditalini pasta, olive oil, onion, pancetta, frozen peas, chicken broth, and seasonings. You can serve it on its own, garnished with Romano or Parmesan cheese, or with a fresh salad.