Chicken & Mushroom Vodka Sauce Pasta


After some intense working out, I needed a very carby dinner. So here is what I came up with based on what I had in my kitchen. Here’s what you’ll need:

¾ of a yellow onion cut up
2 cloves of garlic, diced up
1 pound of cubed chicken breast
1 package of cut up mushrooms
1 package of pasta (I used rotini)
2.5 cups of red sauce (use your favorite)
4 tablespoons of Greek yogurt
1 teaspoon of salt
1 teaspoon of pepper
1 teaspoon of basil
2 tablespoons of diced up parsley

First, dice up your chicken, onion, garlic, and parsley.




Set a large pot to boil for the pasta. Put pasta in when it comes to a boil (probably while the onions/garlic are cooking).

In a separate pan, add a splash of olive oil and leave on medium heat for about 3-5 minutes. Put in the onions and garlic and let it sweat for about 7 minutes.


Then add in the chicken, pepper, salt, and basil; cover it. Mix it 2 or 3 times over 10 minutes. Add in the mushrooms and continue to let this sweat and combine.



I had to split this up into two bowls, but put in one cup of the red sauce and 2 tablespoons of Greek yogurt and mix it up. Add the rest of the red sauce and yogurt in the other bowl and mix.


Drain the pasta when it is done and put it back into the pot.

When the chicken is done, remove the excess liquid – I did this by using a spoon which had holes in it and adding the chicken/mushrooms one spoonful at a time to the pasta.

As stated above, combine the chicken/mushrooms with the pasta. Leave the combination on the stove on low. Then add in the pasta/Greek yogurt mix. Use a large spoon and mix it well. Finally add in the diced up fresh parsley and mix.

Let the pot sit on the stove on low for about 5 minutes mixing once or twice.


Serve and enjoy-HOT. It is sucha delicious combination of spices and textures. You will enjoy and so will your friends and family!



One thought on “Chicken & Mushroom Vodka Sauce Pasta

  1. Hi Olivia, I love your recipes. I have plenty of eggplants from my harvest and can use some recipes especially including curry if you have an easy one.

    Thanks, Alicia

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