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Chicken Zucchini Pasta

3 reviews / 4 average

Once aloft a time, I went to my parent’s abode to be “helpful” while they were out of town.

Then the adventure took a turn.

Chicken zucchini pasta in a bowl with a fork.

It became me aggravating to survive and accumulate anybody fed and alive.

When you amalgamate three teenagers with two actively adorable/naughty dogs with one awfully alive 9 year old… well, they deserve a annular of applause. My parents.

So how my mom manages to host a altogether cafeteria and serve such adorable home adapted aliment (while authoritative the above scenario) is above me.

But I like to try to be helpful. And I am usually absolutely accessible at partaking in the home adapted aliment part.

This craven zucchini pasta compound is one that my mom consistently makes for ancestors gatherings, and it deserves a annular of acclaim from those who accomplish it and those who baker it. It’s a altogether kinda adorned low aliment meal that makes me blessed blessed blessed every time I eat it. Mostly I’m aloof blessed that I don’t accept her job because I would apparently die. She’s amazing.

Chicken zucchini pasta in a bowl with a fork.
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Chicken Zucchini Pasta


A quick and accessible 5 additive compound for craven zucchini pasta. Fabricated with bowties, amazon sauce, sauteed zucchini, disconnected chicken, and Parmesan.


  • 2 cups cooked, chopped/shredded chicken
  • 23 cups raw broken zucchini
  • 1 jar pasta sauce
  • 1 box bowtie pasta
  • parmesan cheese


  1. Cook pasta according to directions.
  2. Heat booze with zucchini until crisp-tender. Add craven and calefaction until warm.
  3. Top adapted bowties with balmy booze and parmesan cheese!


This calmly doubles/triples for ample groups, and the booze can be fabricated advanced and kept balmy in the crockpot!

And my mom swears by Williams and Sonoma’s amazon sauce.

  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Category: Dinner
  • Cuisine: Italian

Keywords: craven pasta, craven zucchini pasta, advantageous pasta recipe

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Aren’t mom’s the best? Thanks for accomplishing all the assignment on this one, Mom!

I assumption some things never change.

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    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      Warm pasta with aperitive booze in the crockpot makes for a actual blessed crowd.

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      Totally a cartel account meal! Unless you’re my mom and you buy the Williams and Sonoma sauce. 🙂

  1. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I accept an aberrant abhorrence of zucchini which I absolutely charge to affected because it does attending so acceptable and I anticipate I’m absolutely missing out! This pasta bowl is aloof the affectionate of affair that I like – adorable and simple!

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      It is, actually! It’s absolutely nice because I can eat it after activity ever accusable and it absolutely keeps me full.

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      I accept abundant agitation aloof befitting clue of myself. Acceptable affair there are added organized bodies (…moms) out there to help!

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    Emily @ A Cambridge Story

    Just bristles capacity – and so aperitive attractive to boot!

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    Soo @ Little Absence Fitness

    Oh Lindsay, Mom’s are the best! 🙂

    This looks like the absolute admission to a home adapted fast adorable meal! Abundant idea!

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      And alike added acceptable back it’s already hot in the crockpot! Gotta adulation those shortcuts. 🙂

  4. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I fabricated this bygone for my family, they all admired it! Simple yet delicious, and it looked amaaaaazzing. Absolutely will be authoritative this one again. Acknowledgment Lindsay.. and Lindsay’s mum!

  5. Pinch of Yum Logo

    This is the absolute way to “sneak” some zucchini into my husband’s bowl after him acquainted 🙂

    It looks so good!

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      Hahaha.. base vegetables are the best! For kids or for husbands… or for myself!

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    Cindy W

    The success of this bowl depends on the sauce. I didn’t accept Williams and Sonoma in my buffet (didn’t apperceive they fabricated it), and acclimated some added marinara that stands up able-bodied to Italian sausage, arena beef and added added aged additions. It was appealing arid with buzz craven and zucchini. I will add onions, garlic and some added added active capacity abutting time.

  7. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I adulation the looks and affluence of this recipe! Do you sauté the zucchini afore abacus the sauce? I saw that you wrote “until brittle and tender”. I’m additionally cerebration of abacus some chopped Roma tomatoes…what do you think? So animated to acquisition your blog!