One Pot Taco Chicken Alfredo Pasta

You only need one pot and small amount of time to create the perfect chicken alfredo pasta with flavors of the southwest. 

Course Main Course
Cuisine Pasta
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4


  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into cubes
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 1 Tbsp taco seasoning
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 8 oz penne
  • 14 oz chicken broth
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup Mexican blend cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup diced tomatoes
  • 3 Tbsp grated cotija cheese


  1. Season chicken with salt, pepper and taco seasoning. Heat 1 Tbsp butter in large skillet over medium heat. Add chicken and cook for 2-3 minutes.

  2. Stir in chicken broth and pasta. Bring to boil and then reduce heat to low. Cover and cook for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until pasta is al dente.

  3. Whisk in remaining 1 Tbsp butter and heavy cream. Cook, stirring constantly, for about 2 minutes. Stir in shredded cheese and diced tomatoes. Cook for another 1-2 minutes or until sauce has thickened. Remove from heat.

  4. Serve topped with grated cotija cheese.