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Creamy Cheesy Chicken Pasta

Prep Time:

20 Minutes

Cook Time:

20 Minutes


8 Servings

About the Recipe

Podcast Guest Janese Constantine shares a delicious cast-iron skillet favorite!


  • 8 oz bow tie pasta 

  • 2 large chicken breasts (cubed)

  • Poultry Seasoning (sprinkle)

  • Salt (sprinkle)

  • Pepper (sprinkle)

  • garlic powder (sprinkle)

  • Paprika (sprinkle)

  • 1/2 bacon package

  • 1/4 cup heavy cream

  • 2 oz room temp cream cheese

  • 4 oz sour cream

  • 2 oz cheese dip

Seasonings for Cream Mixture 

  • 1 TBS Steak seasoning 

  • 1 TBS Italian seasoning packet 

  • 1 tsp Onion powder 

  • 1 tsp Paprika 

  • 2 tsp garlic powder

  • 1 tsp Salt 

  • 1 tsp Pepper 

  • 2 oz shredded Colby Jack cheese


Step 1:

Cut up 2 large boneless skinless chicken breasts into cubes. Sprinkle Salt, pepper, garlic powder, poultry seasoning and paprika. 

Step 2:

Cut bacon into pieces. Place into a cast iron skillet for about 5 minutes until bacon is crispy but not overdone. Set bacon aside but keep bacon grease inside the pan. Cook chicken in bacon grease, approximately for 5-7 minutes or until done on the inside. 

Step 3: 

Cook bow tie pasta according to package instructions. After cooking, drain and set aside. 

Step 4: 

Preheat the oven to low broiler setting. On the stove, turn heat in the skillet to medium-low. Add heavy whipping cream, cream cheese, sour cream. Gently whisk it all together in a skillet until its melted. Stir in queso. Allow to melt. 

Step 5: 

Add seasonings to cream mixture: steak seasoning, onion powder, paprika, garlic powder, and italian seasoning, salt and pepper, add shredded cheese and let it melt. Pour in drained pasta, chicken and bacon. 

Step 6: 

Broil for 5 minutes. Enjoy!!

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