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Buffalo Chicken Pasta
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Buffalo Chicken Pasta

Buffalo Chicken Pasta is an easy dinner that's fantastically creamy and spicy. Wonderfully flavored with chopped chicken, lots of blue cheese, and some garlic and green onion.
Course Dinner, Main Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword one pot, quick and easy, spicy
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 11 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 553kcal

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces penne pasta
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup Buffalo Wing sauce, I use Frank's Red Hot
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 3 to 4 cups chopped cooked chicken from a rotisserie chicken
  • 1 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 2 green onions, sliced

Instructions

  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain but do not rinse. Transfer to a large bowl and set aside.
  • In a medium saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add garlic and cook 1 minute
  • Add heavy cream, Buffalo Sauce, and pepper to saucepan. Cook until warm. Cut cream cheese into pieces and add to saucepan. Whisk until cream cheese is melted and smooth.
  • Pour sauce over the pasta. Add chicken, blue cheese, and green onions, Stir to mix.

Nutrition

Calories: 553kcal