Knorr Pasta Sides and chicken are a match made in culinary heaven when it comes to preparing a simple, delicious, and filling supper. These recipes are great for busy weeknights or leisurely weekends since they are flavorful and simple to make.

Health Benefits of Chicken

Rich in vital vitamins and minerals like niacin and B6, chicken is a great source of protein that is low in fat. Including chicken in your diet will give you sustained energy, support a healthy metabolism, and help you maintain muscular mass.

1: Creamy Garlic Shells with Grilled Chicken

Creamy Garlic Shells with Grilled Chicken

Ingredients Needed:

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley for garnish
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 packet of Knorr Creamy Garlic Shells

Step-by-Step Instructions:

  1. Follow the instructions on the package to prepare the Knorr Creamy Garlic Shells.
  2. Add salt and pepper to the chicken breasts for seasoning.
  3. Over medium heat, preheat the olive oil in a skillet.
  4. The chicken should be cooked through after grilling for 6–7 minutes on each side.
  5. After the pasta has been prepared, slice the grilled chicken and serve.
  6. Add fresh parsley as a garnish.

Tips for Enhancing Flavor:

Before frying the chicken, add a splash of white wine to the skillet to add another flavorful layer.

2: Alfredo Broccoli Pasta with Chicken Strips

Alfredo Broccoli Pasta

Ingredients Needed:

  • 1 cup of broccoli florets
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 packet of Knorr Alfredo Broccoli Pasta

Step-by-Step Instructions:

  1. Follow the cooking directions on the package to prepare the Knorr Alfredo Broccoli Pasta.
  2. Broccoli florets should be steamed until soft.
  3. After seasoning and cooking, cut the chicken breasts into strips.
  4. Toss the noodles with the steamed broccoli and the chicken strips.
  5. Before serving, sprinkle grated Parmesan cheese over top.

Tips for a Creamier Texture:

For an even richer sauce, mix in a little amount of heavy cream or cream cheese with the pasta.

3: Cheesy Bacon Macaroni with Chicken

Cheesy Bacon Macaroni with Chicken

Ingredients Needed:

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 4 slices of bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 packet of Knorr Cheesy Bacon Macaroni

Step-by-Step Instructions:

  1. Prepare the Knorr Cheesy Bacon Macaroni as directed.
  2. Season and cook the chicken breasts then cut into bite-sized pieces.
  3. Stir the chicken pieces and crumbled bacon into the macaroni.
  4. Melt butter and drizzle over the top for added richness.

4: Pesto Pasta with Chicken and Vegetables

Delicious Knorr Pasta Sides Recipes with Chicken

Ingredients Needed:

  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 packet of Knorr Pesto Pasta
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts

Step-by-Step Instructions:

  1. Follow the directions on the package to prepare the Knorr Pesto Pasta.
  2. Cook the chicken breasts in a skillet with heated olive oil until done, then slice.
  3. Tenderly sauté baby spinach and cherry tomatoes.
  4. Mix the veggies, chicken, and spaghetti together.
  5. Toss to taste and season with salt and pepper.

5: Spicy Buffalo Chicken Pasta

Spicy Buffalo Chicken Pasta

Ingredients Needed:

  • 1/4 cup Buffalo sauce
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Blue cheese crumbles for topping
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 packet of Knorr Cheddar Broccoli Pasta

Step-by-Step Instructions:

  1. Follow the directions to prepare the Knorr Cheddar Broccoli Pasta.
  2. After cooking, shred the chicken breasts.
  3. Stir the Buffalo sauce into the shredded chicken.
  4. Mix the noodles with the Buffalo chicken.
  5. Before serving, sprinkle crumbled blue cheese on top.

6: Lemon Herb Chicken Pasta

Delicious Knorr Pasta Sides Recipes with Chicken

Ingredients Needed:

  • One tablespoon of lemon juice
  • To taste, add salt and pepper.
  • Garnish with fresh herbs (parsley, thyme).
  • Two skinless and boneless chicken breasts
  • One package of Knorr Butter and Herb Pasta
  • One tablespoon of olive oil and one teaspoon of lemon zest

Step-by-Step Instructions:

  1. Follow the directions on the package to prepare the Knorr Herb and Butter Pasta.
  2. After cooking, slice the chicken breasts.
  3. Combine the lemon zest and juice with the chicken slices.
  4. Mix the lemon chicken with the noodles.
  5. Serve with fresh herb garnish.

Conclusion

Chicken and Knorr Pasta Sides are a wonderful and highly flexible combination. There is a recipe here to suit your cravings, whether they are for something creamy, cheesy, spicy, or fresh. Try varying the flavors and additions to make these dishes uniquely your own.

FAQs

How might these dishes be made more healthful?

Use lean chicken breasts and whole-grain pasta sides. Additionally, you can use low-fat cheese and lower its amount.

Can I use meats other than beef?

Of course! You can use turkey, beef, or even seafood in these recipes.

Do these dishes have vegetarian options?

Sure, just swap out the chicken for plant-based proteins like chickpeas or tofu.

What kinds of sides pair well with these recipes?

Steaming veggies, garlic bread, or a crisp green salad make great sides.

Can you make these recipes without gluten?

Yes, simply make sure all other components are gluten-free and select pasta varieties that are free of gluten.

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