Leftover rotisserie chicken cheese pasta


Looking for the recipe for your rotisserie chicken leftovers? Try this rotisserie chicken cheese pasta recipe, so creamy and satisfying!

Rotisserie chicken cheese pasta recipe

Buying Rotisserie chicken for lunch is so easy and time saving! Especially when you get a good deal on it (like Costco rotisserie chicken)… My kids only like to chicken thighs and drumsticks to eat, so most of the time we end up with a chicken breast leftover. It can be used in so many different ways! You can try in easy rotisserie chicken frittata for breakfast or chicken salad for lunch.

Related: Rotisserie chicken strawberry salad with miso dressing

Rotisserie chicken cheese pasta recipe

Or make a chicken pasta! Easy, creamy and time saving too. Throw some veggies and cheese in and enjoy your next delicious lunch!

5 from 15 votes
Rotisserie chicken cheese pasta recipe
Rotisserie chicken cheese pasta

Great way to use the rotisserie chicken leftover, creamy cheesy veggie pasta!

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 555 kcal
Author: Tatiana Shifruk
Ingredients
  • 1 cooked Rottiserie chicken breast (cut in cubes)
  • 1/2 onion (thinly sliced)
  • 1 red bell pepper (thinly sliced)
  • 1 tspn olive oil (for the pan)
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes (cut in half)
  • 6 oz whole grain pasta (regular pasta works too)
  • 1,5 cup half and half cream
  • 1 cup shredded Mozarella
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar (any other hard chese works too)
Instructions
  1. Cook pasta according to your package instructions.


  2. Heat the skillet with oil olive in it. Add onions and peppers and cook for about 5 minutes, until very fragrant.

  3. Add chicken and cherry tomatoes. Cook for additional 5 minutes over medium heat.

  4. Turn the heat off and then add cream and cheese, stirring.

  5. Now mix it with your cooked pasta just like i did and serve!

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Rotisserie chicken cheese pasta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 555 Calories from Fat 252
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 28g 43%
Saturated Fat 16g 80%
Cholesterol 121mg 40%
Sodium 427mg 18%
Potassium 491mg 14%
Total Carbohydrates 40g 13%
Sugars 2g
Protein 36g 72%
Vitamin A 36.3%
Vitamin C 53.4%
Calcium 46.7%
Iron 14.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
 

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Rotisserie chicken cheese pasta recipe

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16 Comments

  1. Leftover rotisserie chicken is always so delicious! I love how easy it is!

  2. I buy a rotisserie chicken once a week at least to make my life easier! Everyone likes it, and same with our house, we are left with the chicken breasts!

  3. This is so cozy, and bonus, my kids will probably love it! I also have extra roasted chicken to use up too, so this recipe is perfect for crazy weeknights.

  4. Love the easiness of this! Can’t wait to make this for the family!

  5. Rotisserie chicken is maybe my favorite life hack ever! And your pasta looks so creamy! YUM!!!

  6. Such a great idea for using up leftovers. I love how quick and easy it is to put together for those busy weekdays.

  7. Chicken, cheese and pasta. Is that ever NOT a good combination?! Perfect comfort food 🙂

  8. That pasta looks so creamy and delicious! What a great mid-week meal!

  9. Whose love language is this not??!! Ha, this looks SO good. Love that cream and cheese and the green onions!! YUM!

  10. This looks so quick and easy to make! I can never say no to some pasta!

  11. I am always looking for recipes for leftover rotisserie chicken! Thanks!

  12. Emily @ Recipes to Nourish

    Oh yum! Love all of that cheesy goodness! My youngest and husband would devour this meal.

  13. That’s totally me you are describing! If I roast chicken (or boil it for soup), I eat every part of the chicken, except for breast. Seriously, before I moved to North America, I didn’t know people would want to pay that much more for breast meats! I can never have enough recipes to use up that leftover chicken breasts 🙂

  14. Yummy! Perfect weeknight dinner!

  15. I love how quick and easy this dish is to throw together with pantry ingredients! Leftover magic!!!

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