Italian food is all about using a different variety of sauces and cheese be it in pasta or pizzas. This creamy pasta is thick and yummy… surely will make you ask for more.

The special white sauce used in the recipe can be used as the base in many pasta dishes. It can be easily prepared at home, and nothing beats a fresh homemade sauce. Pasta combined with chicken, mushrooms, some spices in the white sauce make the perfect Italian dish at home.

This easy chicken pasta recipe is sure to impress everyone at your dinner table. What makes it unique is its cheesy and creamy flavor. This dish is full of proteins and nutrients, important for our health; mind, and body.

 It can be served as one of your dishes in a small get together or a family meal. So are you ready now?

Let’s get started

Course: Main Course

Cuisine: Italian

Serving: 4

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 40 minutes

Total Time: Almost an hour

Ingredients:

To boil pasta

  • 9 cups of water

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 3 cup pasta (penne pasta or any other pasta of your choice. But do not try spaghetti or lasagna)

  • Oil: 2 tablespoon

To boil chicken

  • Chicken( boneless, cut in cubes): 300 grams

  • Water: 1/4 cup

  • Salt: 1/2 teaspoon

  • Black pepper: 1/2teaspoon

  • Garlic: 3-4 cloves

To saute

  • Boiled chicken ( as mentioned above)

  • Canned Mushrooms( sliced): 1 tin of 400 grams- remove its water

  • Onion: 1 medium chopped

  • Salt ¼ teaspoon, or as required only to add flavor

  • Black pepper: ¼ teaspoon

  • Oil: 2 tablespoon

To make the white sauce

  • Flour( maida): 4 tablespoon

  • Butter: 4 tablespoon

  • Milk: 4 cups

  • Chilli flakes: 2 teaspoon

  • Salt:1/2 teaspoon

  • Black pepper powder:3/4 teaspoon

  • White pepper powder:3/4 teaspoon

  • Mixed herbs: ½ teaspoon

  • Cream:150 grams

  • Cheddar Cheese shredded: ½ cup

  • Chicken cube: 1

  • Garlic powder: ½ teaspoon

 

Step by Step Instructions to cook this creamy pasta:

 

To boil pasta:

  1. Firstly, boil water in a pot with salt.

  2. As the water comes to a boil, add pasta.

  3. Boil the pasta for 7-8 minutes, or until the pasta is cooked; soft and tender. As it gets cooked, add cooking oil to prevent pasta from sticking. Mix it.

  4. Drain off the pasta.

  5. Pass normal water from the tap. It also prevents the sticking of pasta together. Set the cooked pasta aside.

To boil chicken:

  1. Take another pan.

  2. Add chicken in it with water.

  3. Add garlic cloves, salt, and black pepper powder to it. Stir. Bring the water to boil on medium to high flame.

  4. Then cover the pan and reduce the flame to low heat and cook the chicken for 20 minutes till it is soft and tender.

  5. Dry up any remaining water and stir fry chicken.

To sauté:

  1. Take a frying pan, add cooking oil. Heat it.

  2. Now add chicken to it, mushrooms, chopped onion, salt, and black pepper.

  3. Fry it on high flame for 3 to 5minutes. Turn off the flame. Then keep the pan aside.

White sauce preparation:

  1. For preparing the white sauce for pasta, heat butter.

  2. When the butter melts, add flour or maida and sauté on low flame.

  3. Sauté until it turns aromatic yet does not change its color.

  4. Now add 2cups of warm milk and mix well and continuously till the sauce thickens without forming any lumps.

  5. Now add the remaining milk and mix continuously.

  6. Add, chili flakes, salt, black pepper powder, white pepper powder, mixed herbs, crushed chicken cube, and garlic powder. Mix well all the spices.

  7. Now add cream. Mix well. This makes the white sauce thick and creamy.

  8. Finally, add some grated cheese and mix well.

  9. Keep the flame low at all times.

  10. Now add the fried chicken with mushrooms and onion to the white sauce and combine well.

  11. Now add in boiled pasta and mix gently.

  12. If you find the sauce thickens, add some more milk to get the desired consistency and thickness.

  13. Mix gently making sure everything is well combined.

  14. Your Creamy White Sauce Chicken Pasta is ready !!!.

  15. Serve hot with garlic bread(optional).

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