This Creamy Chicken Linguine is irresistible! Chicken and linguine pair with a light creamy sauce to make a week night dinner easy but special.
It’s no secret that I love pasta. It’s on my menu once a week.
My son adores pasta with Alfredo sauce. While that’s a great dish, I like to change things up a bit and make this Creamy Chicken linguine.
I am known by my family not to serve the same exact dish for weeks. Variety always makes dinner better.
This dish is a bit lighter than your typical Alfredo pasta. The chicken adds some extra protein and the sauce is not as rich.
I like to serve a side of veggies or arugula salad with it to complete the meal.
When I’m feeling healthy, I will use whole wheat pasta, but any type of linguine will work.
Actually, spaghetti is perfect for this recipe too. It’s a perfect week night meal especially if you have teenagers in the house.
My son is a growing boy and this is one hearty meal that keeps everyone satisfied.
I like to use boneless skinless chicken thighs in this recipe. I find thighs to be more flavorful than white meat and I always keep several packages in my freezer.
When chicken thighs are on sale, I like to stock my freezer. My family loves them roasted but they are great with pasta too.
This dish has a simple dried Italian seasoning in it. I always keep a few jars in my pantry because you can’t go wrong with it if you are making a pasta dish.
A sprinkling of fresh parsley or basil makes the dinner extra fresh. I like to keep a basil plant on my counter but I can’t always rely on that if it’s not late spring or summer. So, I go with whatever herb looks fresh in the grocery store.
If your family loves Fettuccine Alfredo, I invite you to change things up a bit and make this Creamy Chicken Linguine instead. You won’t be disappointed.
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