White Cheddar Chicken Pasta

White Cheddar Chicken Pasta

White Cheddar Cheese adds a sharp, unique flavor to this white sauce pasta with chicken. Perfect for a weeknight meal in 30 minutes.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword cheese, chicken, pasta
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 562kcal
Author Stephanie Lynch



  • 8 oz linguine noodles
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp basil
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 lb chicken breast boneless, skinless
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1/4 cup white cooking wine
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 4 oz white cheddar cheese shredded


  • Cook the linguine according to the directions
  • Combine 1/4 cup of flour with the basil, salt, and pepper
  • Coat each chicken breast with the flour mixture
  • In a large skillet, over medium-high heat, melt the butter
  • Add the chicken to the pan and reduce the heat to medium-low
  • Cook for about 10 minutes, until the chicken is cooked through, flipping as needed
  • Remove the chicken from the pan and cut into strips
  • Pour in the white cooking wine and milk
  • Slowly whisk in the flour and raise the heat to medium-high
  • Bring to a boil for about one minute, stirring constantly
  • Turn the heat to low and add the cheese, stirring until it's melted
  • Place a serving of pasta on each plate, top with chicken and cover with the sauce


Calories: 562kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 41g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 116mg | Sodium: 509mg | Potassium: 654mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 505IU | Vitamin C: 1.3mg | Calcium: 291mg | Iron: 1.9mg