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Chicken and Pasta with Garlic Sauce

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


6 servings

This creamy chicken and pasta medley is ready in minutes. “The recipe was given to me by a friend and my kids consider it a treat,“ relates Sharon Hamlin of Kirkville, New York.


  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 medium zucchini, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 3 tablespoons chopped onion
  • SAUCE:
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1-1/4 cups water
  • 2 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, cubed
  • Hot cooked pasta


  1. In a large skillet, cook chicken in oil and butter over medium heat for 8-9 minutes on each side or until juices run clear. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Remove chicken and keep warm. In the same skillet, saute zucchini and onion for 4-5 minutes or until tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, melt butter. Stir in flour and garlic until blended. Gradually add water and bouillon. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat; add cream cheese. Stir until blended and heated through. Serve with chicken, vegetables and pasta.

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  • mgrobe
    Dec 29, 2014

    This dish is amazing! Though I would double the sauce.

  • cbenne12
    Nov 15, 2013

    Good, but not a "wow" dish.

  • katlaydee3
    Oct 3, 2012

    I thought this was okay, but not great, a little too rich for my taste.

  • Leahsimone
    Feb 20, 2012

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  • kjordet
    Jan 27, 2012

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  • bjvogt
    Nov 18, 2011

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  • traciesparks
    Sep 22, 2011

    This was the best recipe ever!! Love the garlic cream sauce!!!! Would make this dish again and again.

  • yooperwannabe
    Aug 3, 2009

    This dish is PHENOMONAL!!!!!!! I used rotini pasta this time, but might use shrimp in place of the chicken and angel hair pasta w/ some mushrooms thrown in w/ the zucchini next time I make this. And believe me, there will be a next (. . . and a next, and a next, and a next. . . .) time!!!

  • jwilliams12983
    Jul 21, 2009

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  • bigmo9193
    Apr 2, 2009

    Made with Oddles of Noodles recipe TOH Apr/May 2009. My family loves this recipe!