chicken broccoli pasta

This easy recipe is a perfect homemade mac and cheese that's rich, creamy, healthy, and hearty, and only takes 30 minutes to make!

What is Chicken Broccoli Pasta?

What You'll Need

You'll only need pasta shells, broccoli florets, and a few other simple ingredients to make this easy recipe.

Cook the Pasta


Cook the pasta according to package directions, adding in the broccoli when there is 2 minutes left.

Cook the Chicken


Season the chicken with salt and pepper, and cook in a large skillet for 4-6 minutes.

Make the Sauce


Add the milk, chicken broth, and flour to a mixing bowl, and whisk to combine.

Season the Sauce


Add the garlic, chili powder, salt, and pepper to the bowl, and whisk until combined.

Cook the Sauce


Pour the sauce into the pan with the chicken and cook for 2-3 minutes.



Add the pasta, broccoli, and cheddar cheese to the skillet. Cook, while stirring, for 2-3 minutes.



Remove the pasta from the heat, let it sit for 2-3 minutes, then stir and serve.

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