One Pot Creamy Jalapeño Popper Chicken Pasta combines your favorite jalapeño popper flavors in one creamy and delicious meal! Cooked in only one pot, this easy weeknight dinner is perfect for the entire family.  #jalapeno #popper #chicken #pasta #onepot #dinner #recipe #weeknight #skillet #meal #bacon

One Pot Creamy Jalapeno Popper Chicken Pasta

One Pot Creamy Jalapeno Popper Chicken Pasta combines your favorite jalapeño popper flavors in one creamy and delicious meal! Cooked in only one pot, this easy weeknight dinner is perfect for the entire family.  

One Pot Creamy Jalapeño Popper Chicken Pasta combines your favorite jalapeño popper flavors in one creamy and delicious meal! Cooked in only one pot, this easy weeknight dinner is perfect for the entire family.  #jalapeno #popper #chicken #pasta #onepot #dinner #recipe #weeknight #skillet #meal #bacon

Another one pot pasta dinner is long overdue here on Spoonful of Flavor. One Pot Creamy Jalapeño Popper Chicken Pasta is well worth the wait! Combining only a few simply ingredients, this pasta dinner is a meal that the entire family will love. My secret ingredient in almost all of my one pot pasta dinners is cream cheese. The cream cheese creates the most creamy texture and rich flavor. Add some chopped bacon on top and serve. It’s that easy! You can even adapt to fit your tastes, adding more or less jalapeños, as desired.

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One Pot Creamy Jalapeno Popper Chicken Pasta combines your favorite jalapeño popper flavors in one creamy and delicious meal! Cooked in only one pot, this easy weeknight dinner is perfect for the entire family.  #jalapeno #popper #chicken #pasta #onepot #dinner #recipe #weeknight #skillet #meal

You can’t go wrong with one pot meals. Everything cooks in one pot to make clean up easy. One pot skillet dinners are the perfect comfort food. Best of all, they taste even better as leftovers. Imagine coming home from work and cooking an easy meal in one pot for the entire family. It makes weeknights easy and your family happy. Go ahead, make this one One Pot Creamy Jalapeno Popper Chicken Pasta for dinner tonight!

One Pot Creamy Jalapeño Popper Chicken Pasta

Yield: about 5 servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 35 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

One Pot Creamy Jalapeno Popper Chicken Pasta combines your favorite jalapeño popper flavors in one creamy and delicious meal! Cooked in only one pot, this easy weeknight dinner is perfect for the entire family.  

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound chicken breast, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup diced yellow onion
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 1/2 cups uncooked penne pasta
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 2-3 jalapeño peppers, minced
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack or Colby Jack cheese
  • 4 slices cooked bacon
  • Sliced jalapeño, for garnish
  • Freshly chopped Italian flat leaf parsley, for garnish

Directions:

  1. Season chicken with chili powder; set aside.
  2. In a 12” pan or skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onions and stir until soft, about 3 minutes. Add chicken to pan and cook until brown on both sides. Stir in garlic and cook one additional minute. Add uncooked pasta, chicken broth, water and sliced peppers. Stir then bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 22 minutes. Uncover and cook until almost all of the liquid is absorbed, about 5 additional minutes. Remove from heat, stir in cream cheese and shredded cheese. Stir until cheese is melted. Garnish with bacon, sliced jalapeños and fresh parsley. Enjoy!

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