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    Pumpkin Alfredo with Chicken

    5 reviews

    I love pumpkin and my kids love pasta, so this pumpkin Alfredo recipe is a match made in heaven for us. Plus, it's an extra way to get some veggies into their diet. Use dairy-free or gluten-free ingredients if needed. —Courtney Stultz, Weir, Kansas

    Chicken Chiles Rellenos Alfredo

    3 reviews

    This recipe combines my daughter's love of chiles rellenos and my love of chicken Alfredo! To cut down on the...


    Sue’s Spicy Tomato Basil Tortellini

    3 reviews

    A friend remarked about a similar baked tortellini dish at a restaurant, so I wanted to try re-creating it for...


    Slow-Cooker Pad Thai

    3 reviews

    I love pad thai, but I hate standing over a hot stir-fry—especially in the summer. This slow cooker version lets...


    Herbed Chicken Fettuccine

    6 reviews

    Savory seasonings add zip to these moist chicken strips tossed with pasta. "Every time I fix this dish, the kids...

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    Chicken Caesar Pasta Toss

    4 reviews

    Our Test Kitchen sped up Joy Bilbey’s pasta, chicken and asparagus medley flavored with Caesar salad dressing so it’s even...


    Loaded Chicken Carbonara Cups

    2 reviews

    Spaghetti cupcakes with a chicken carbonara twist make for a tasty, fun family dinner. Whole wheat pasta and reduced-fat ingredients...

    Chicken Manicotti with White Sauce

    8 reviews

    I like making this dish for special occasions. You can also use low-fat ingredients, and it turns out just as...


    Whole Wheat Pasta Bake

    6 reviews

    With a casserole this rich and saucy, it’s tempting to skip the crunchy topping and dip a fork straight into...


    Fontina Chicken & Pasta Bake

    14 reviews

    Eat it tonight, or freeze it for later. This cheesy casserole is still awesome months after you make it. —Taste...


    Pasta with Chicken and Squash

    10 reviews

    This is a special dish that we enjoy often. A bed of noodles is covered with a creamy cheese sauce,...

    Italian Baked Chicken

    13 reviews

    For a casual get-together, this saucy herbed chicken is a terrific choice. Serve it over angel hair pasta for a...


    Greek Spaghetti with Chicken

    9 reviews

    Flavorful spaghetti surely provides a comforting dinner. Featuring chicken, spinach and two types of cheese, this is a crowd-pleaser. —Melanie...


    Chicken Manicotti

    12 reviews

    When one of my friends came home from the hospital with her newborn, I sent over this freezer casserole. She...


    Chicken Garden Medley

    22 reviews

    After my family sampled this dish at a friend's house, it quickly became a favorite—especially with our teenage daughters, who...


    Fettuccine with Chicken

    2 reviews

    In Coeur d' Alene, Idaho, Gwynne Fleener stirs up this tender chicken and pasta entree to feed her husband and...

    Chicken Alfredo

    5 reviews

    Bright broccoli, zucchini and sweet red pepper lend fresh taste to this rich chicken and pasta entree. Cream cheese makes...


    Chicken Primavera

    2 reviews

    "This fantastic chicken dish is a variation on a recipe from one of my favorite microwave cookbooks," writes Karen Badger...


    Chicken Cordon Bleu Skillet

    8 reviews

    Here’s a good and hearty supper. If I have fresh mushrooms on hand, I slice them and toss them in...


    Clock-Watcher Chicken

    2 reviews

    "We have three children and a busy life in the country," relates Anne Drouin of Dunnville, Ontario. "So I appreciate...


    Spaghetti Chicken Parmesan

    12 reviews

    "I like to make this yummy recipe when I have extra spaghetti sauce on hand," comments Margie Eddy from Ann...


    Chicken & Tortellini Spinach Salad

    Not only is this attractive salad easy to make, but it is, delicious, light and filling as well.—Michelle Ashton, St....


    Chicken Tortellini in Cream Sauce

    9 reviews

    Kids and adults will like this quick pasta dinner...it tastes as wonderful as a restaurant dish. I like to pair...


    Lightened Up Chicken Stroganoff

    7 reviews

    When I prepare this meal, I often tell people it's beef Stroganoff. Because of its convincing appearance and taste, they're...

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    Herbed Chicken Lasagna

    23 reviews

    For a cooking class several years ago, I lightened up a classic lasagna and created this chicken version. It was...


    Cheesy Chicken & Broccoli Orzo

    5 reviews

    Broccoli and rice casserole tops my family's comfort food list, but when we need something fast, this is the stuff....


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    Garlic Chicken Rigatoni

    27 reviews

    My family loves the scampi-inspired combination of garlic and olive oil in this delicious pasta. I love that it’s guilt-free!...


    Quick Chicken Parmesan

    5 reviews

    My mother inspired me to develop my first pasta sauce. It's tangy, simple and really satisfying. The longer it simmers,...


    Buffalo Chicken Pasta

    6 reviews

    Buffalo chicken is a favorite in our household. Combine it with pasta and
    you have the ultimate comfort food....


    Slow-Cooker Buffalo Chicken Lasagna

    10 reviews

    When I make this tasty chicken lasagna at home, I use a whole bottle of Buffalo wing sauce because my...