Creamy Italian Chicken & Pasta Skillet Recipe – It’s What’s For Dinner!

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Creamy Italian Chicken & Pasta Skillet

Creamy Italian Chicken and Pasta Skillet Recipe

I just adore one-pot dishes for the ease in cooking and best of all clean up. I love cooking, but dishes, well let’s just say that is not one of my favorite chores. So I am always on the hunt for more skillet meals & the like to add to my recipe collection. So when I spotted this recipe I knew it was going on our meal plan for tonight.

So what’s for dinner tonight?

Creamy Italian Chicken & Pasta Skillet

Creamy Italian Chicken & Pasta Skillet

I am pretty sure this recipe was made for us couponers since it uses Kraft salad dressing as one of the main ingredients. I don’t know about you all but in the summer I can get salad dressing pretty darn cheap with sale and coupons (if not free!) so finding recipes that use up items in my stockpile is always a plus.


  • 1/4 cup Kraft Zesty Italian Dressing
  • 1 lb. (2) boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 (8 oz. each) cans tomato sauce
  • 1 (14.5 oz.) can diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 (14.5 oz.) can artichoke hearts, drained and roughly chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 4 oz. (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) Philadelphia Cream Cheese, cubed, softened
  • 2 1/2 cups uncooked whole grain pasta (or 4 cups cooked)
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley or basil

For the full recipe and directions please head on over to The Comfort of Cooking!

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