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cheesy one pot chicken and broccoli pasta

One Pot Chicken and Broccoli Pasta

Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
30 mins

One Pot Chicken and Broccoli Pasta features a creamy sauce blended with three kinds of cheese, broccoli, and chicken.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: One Pot Chicken and Broccoli Pasta
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 837 kcal
Author: Catalina Castravet


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 lbs chicken breast cubed
  • 1 teaspoon salt divided
  • Ground black epper to taste
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 1 medium head broccoli chopped
  • 4 cups milk
  • 2 cups cream
  • 1 lb small shell pasta bow tie or elbow macaroni work as weell
  • 8 oz ricotta
  • 1/2 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese


  1. Place a large pot or deep cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat and add the oil.

  2. Once the oil is hot, the chicken, season it with some of the salt and pepper, and cook until browned and cooked through. Remove it from the pan and set it aside.

  3. After that, add the onion, garlic, and broccoli to the pot, cover, and cook with the lid on for 2-3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper and cook until the onions are soft.

  4. Pour in milk, cream and bring to a boil. Stirring periodically so the bottom does not burn.

  5. Once the mixture is bubbling, add pasta, cook, and stir frequently until it reaches your desired doneness, approximately 10 minutes at medium heat.

  6. Add in the ricotta cheese and stir to melt. Followed by Parmesan and mozzarella.

  7. Return the chicken to the pan and stir until well incorporated.

  8. Garnish with parsley and serve.

Nutrition Facts

One Pot Chicken and Broccoli Pasta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 837 Calories from Fat 486
% Daily Value*
Fat 54g83%
Saturated Fat 29g181%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 254mg85%
Sodium 926mg40%
Potassium 1408mg40%
Carbohydrates 77g26%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 13g14%
Protein 61g122%
Vitamin A 2403IU48%
Vitamin C 94mg114%
Calcium 537mg54%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.