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One Pot Cheddar BBQ Chicken Pasta

This quick and easy chicken with penne pasta in a creamy cheddar barbecue sauce takes just 30 minutes to make and uses on pot for easy clean up!
Course Main
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 230kcal
Author Dee


  • 1 pound chicken tenders, cut into cubes
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 cups penne pasta
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce, any kind
  • ½ cup heavy cream or milk
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • ½ cup frozen peas
  • ½ cup frozen corn


  • In a large skillet, season the chicken with sea salt, pepper and garlic powder, and brown the chicken in olive oil,
  • Add the penne pasta and water, cover and cook on medium high heat, stirring frequently, until pasta is slightly soft and almost cooked through
  • Reduce heat to medium, and add the barbecue sauce, peas, corn and heavy cream
  • Stir in the shredded cheese, and serve


Calories: 230kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 19mg | Sodium: 511mg | Potassium: 148mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 190IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 146mg | Iron: 0.7mg