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A pot of pasta with chicken
One-Pot Leftover Roast Chicken Pasta
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
30 mins

One-Pot Leftover Roast Chicken Pasta, a quick and easy chicken dinner recipe for the whole family. Transform your leftovers into a spectacular dish that will have everybody asking for seconds. It's cheesy, it's delicious, a great midweek dinner no matter the season.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: International
Keyword: leftover roast chicken recipes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 300 kcal
  • 1 onion
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tin chopped tomatoes
  • 2 cups leftover roast chicken (shredded)
  • 3 ½ cups water or chicken broth
  • 2 cups fusilli pasta
  • ¼ cup grated parmesan
  • 1 teaspoon Italian herbs
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoon fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  1. Heat up the oil in a large pan.

  2. Add the chopped onion and garlic, and sautee for 2-3 minutes or until the onion is transluscent.

  3. Add the chopped tomatoes, herbs and seasoning, and leave to simmer for 3-4 minutes until the sauce is slightly reduced.

  4. Add the cooked chicken, water or chicken broth, and pasta.

  5. Leave to cook with the lid on until the liquid is absorbed and the pasta is cooked.

  6. Mix in the parmesan, then garnish with parsley.

  7. Remove from the heat and serve hot with more parmesan if you like.

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Nutrition Facts
One-Pot Leftover Roast Chicken Pasta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 300 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 58mg19%
Sodium 309mg13%
Potassium 286mg8%
Carbohydrates 26g9%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 24g48%
Vitamin A 245IU5%
Vitamin C 5.3mg6%
Calcium 111mg11%
Iron 1.6mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.