Authentic Italian Chicken Pasta Recipe with Carrots and Olive Oil

Chicken Pasta

Authentic Italian Chicken Pasta Recipe with Carrots and Olive Oil
Region / culture: Italy | Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 30 minutes | Servings: 6


Chicken Pasta
Chicken Pasta

Chicken Pasta is a classic and comforting dish that is loved by many. This recipe combines tender chicken breast, creamy alfredo sauce, and perfectly cooked pasta for a delicious and satisfying meal.


Chicken Pasta has been a popular dish for many years, with variations of the recipe found in different cultures around the world. The combination of chicken and pasta is a timeless pairing that has stood the test of time.


How to prepare

  1. Take the chicken and rinse it off. Put the extra virgin olive oil in the pan and fry the chicken until brown. Start boiling your pasta. After you have done all that, combine the alfredo sauce, the cut up chicken, and the pasta. Voila, you have your meal.


  • Add vegetables such as broccoli, peas, or bell peppers for added nutrition and flavor.
  • Use a different type of pasta, such as penne or spaghetti, for a different texture.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Make sure to properly season your chicken before cooking to enhance the flavor of the dish.

- Be sure not to overcook the chicken, as it can become tough and dry.

- Use high-quality alfredo sauce for the best results.

Serving Suggestions

Serve Chicken Pasta with a side salad and garlic bread for a complete and satisfying meal.

Cooking Techniques

Boil the pasta according to package instructions for perfectly cooked noodles.

- Fry the chicken until browned and cooked through for the best flavor and texture.

Ingredient Substitutions

Use store-bought rotisserie chicken instead of cooking your own chicken breast for a quicker meal.

- Substitute the alfredo sauce with a homemade cream sauce for a fresher taste.

Make Ahead Tips

Prepare the chicken and pasta ahead of time and store them separately in the refrigerator. When ready to eat, simply reheat and combine for a quick and easy meal.

Presentation Ideas

Garnish the Chicken Pasta with fresh parsley or grated Parmesan cheese for a beautiful presentation.

Pairing Recommendations

Pair Chicken Pasta with a crisp white wine such as Chardonnay or Pinot Grigio for a perfect match.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat in the microwave or on the stovetop until heated through.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Each serving of Chicken Pasta contains approximately 400 calories.


Each serving of Chicken Pasta contains approximately 45 grams of carbohydrates.


Each serving of Chicken Pasta contains approximately 20 grams of fat.


Each serving of Chicken Pasta contains approximately 35 grams of protein.

Vitamins and minerals

Chicken Pasta is a good source of vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, and iron.


This recipe contains dairy (alfredo sauce) and wheat (pasta), which may be allergens for some individuals.


Chicken Pasta is a balanced meal that provides a good mix of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins, along with essential vitamins and minerals.


Chicken Pasta is a delicious and satisfying meal that is easy to make and perfect for any occasion. Enjoy this classic dish with your family and friends for a comforting and flavorful dining experience.

How did I get this recipe?

I have a clear memory of the first time I saw this recipe for Chicken Pasta. It was a warm summer day, and I had just turned 16. My mother had invited a friend over for dinner, and she had decided to make this dish for the occasion. As I watched her in the kitchen, I could see the love and care she put into each step of the recipe.

The aromas that wafted through the house were intoxicating, and I couldn't wait to taste the finished product. When it was finally time to sit down and eat, I took my first bite of the Chicken Pasta and was immediately hooked. The flavors were rich and complex, with the perfect balance of savory and tangy.

After that night, I begged my mother to teach me how to make the recipe for Chicken Pasta. She was more than happy to pass on her knowledge to me, and over the years, I have made this dish countless times for my own family and friends.

But my journey with this recipe didn't end there. As I grew older and traveled to different places, I started to pick up new tips and tricks for making Chicken Pasta. I learned from Italian grandmothers in small villages, from chefs in bustling cities, and from fellow food lovers I met along the way.

One of the most memorable experiences I had was in a small coastal town in Italy. I had heard about a legendary restaurant that served the best Chicken Pasta in the world, and I knew I had to try it for myself. When I arrived at the quaint little eatery, I was greeted by the owner, a jovial old man with a twinkle in his eye.

He welcomed me into his kitchen and showed me how he made his famous Chicken Pasta. The secret, he said, was in the sauce. He used a combination of fresh tomatoes, garlic, basil, and a splash of white wine to create a sauce that was both light and flavorful.

I watched intently as he cooked the chicken to perfection, then tossed it with the al dente pasta and sauce. When he served me a steaming plate of Chicken Pasta, I knew I had stumbled upon something truly special. The flavors were unlike anything I had ever tasted before – a perfect harmony of ingredients that danced on my taste buds.

I thanked the old man profusely for sharing his recipe with me, and he simply smiled and said, "Food is meant to be shared, my dear. Pass on the knowledge and let others enjoy the fruits of your labor."

And so, I have continued to share the recipe for Chicken Pasta with anyone who is willing to listen. I have taught my children and grandchildren how to make it, and I have even hosted cooking classes in my community to pass on my love for this dish.

Each time I make Chicken Pasta, I am transported back to that warm summer day when I first saw the recipe come to life in my mother's kitchen. It is a dish that holds a special place in my heart, a reminder of the joy and connection that food can bring to our lives.

So the next time you find yourself craving a delicious and comforting meal, I urge you to give this recipe for Chicken Pasta a try. You never know – it may just become a favorite in your own kitchen, passed down through generations as a cherished family recipe. Bon appétit!


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