Chicken Cordon Bleu Pasta Dish

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I have a wonderful dinner to share with you! It’s Chicken Cordon Bleu Pasta Dish and it will knock your socks off! Made with rotini pasta, chicken, ham, aged Swiss cheese, Progresso creamy roasted garlic sauce and it is ready in 30 minutes!

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Oh boy, was it a crazy week last week! My professor had to change the date for our final exam and it turned out to be on the same day as our final paper was due. It was crazy trying to cram in studying for the final and working on the term paper on top of my regular work and family for two weeks. If you follow me on Instagram, you’ve seem my crazy study time posts. I couldn’t see my desk from all the books piled on it.

On top of everything, my little man had a field trip ON THE SAME DAY as my final and paper due date! Luck was just not on my side. It was a good field trip too, I could not pass it up. Our school arranged for the pre-K classes to go to the movies to see RIO 2. They had the theater all to themselves and it was little man’s first time at the movies. We couldn’t not go. I’m so glad that he did well for his first trip to the movies.

With all my school craziness, I’ve been slacking in the kitchen. I’ve either been too exhausted to cook or just didn’t have time. For the days that I was short on time, I was happy to have a few of these Progresso sauces on hand.

Chicken Cordon Bleu Pasta Dish

We all have those days when we only have a few minutes to make dinner. These sauces are perfect for those busy days. These are many different flavors and so many possibilities for dinner, you don’t have to make the same thing over and over. These Progresso Recipe Starters are also perfect for a slow cooker.

For this recipe, I used Creamy Roasted Garlic sauce. This dish was so quick and easy but that’s not enough. It had to taste great too…and it did! I had to pull hubby away by the ears so that he doesn’t finish everything before we got a chance to have some.

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Chicken Cordon Bleu Pasta Dish
 
Serves: 4 servings
Ingredients
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cups of dry rotini pasta
  • 2 chicken breasts
  • ¼ medium yellow onion, sliced
  • ¼ lb diced honey ham
  • 2 oz aged Swiss cheese, grated
  • 1 9 oz package of Progresso Recipe Starter sauce, creamy roasted garlic
  • 2 tsp fresh parsley, minced
  • Salt to taste
Instructions
  1. Cook pasta according to the package and set aside.
  2. Pre-heat a saute pan on medium heat and add the oil.
  3. Cube chicken breasts into ½-inch cubes and saute it with sliced onion until almost done.
  4. Add diced ham and saute for a couple of minutes.
  5. Add pasta and sauce to the pan. Stir well until all evenly covered with sauce.
  6. Add parsley and salt it to taste.
  7. Cover and cook on medium-low heat for 5-7 minutes.
  8. Stir in grated aged Swiss cheese and serve.
Notes
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Comments

  1. says

    Lyuba, this pasta dish looks insanely delicious! I love the whole cordon bleu action surrounding the pasta. Great recipe.. as always! I bet that was fun to take him to go see the movie. I can just imagine his eyes so big with the big screen and all the pretty colors in the movie. We are on our way to go see it tonight! Have a happy Friday night.. and don’t work too hard. ;)

    • lyuba says

      He was very happy for like 30 minutes…then he got bored. He can’t sit still for that long :)
      Thank you, Gloria!!

  2. lea says

    Hi I’m from philippines and I don’t actually think I would find a package of progresso creamy roasted garlic sauce here. Can you please give me an alternative? :) thank you

  3. Jessica says

    I made this just today so I’d have something different to take for lunch this week. I enjoyed it very much & will make it again. I wasn’t able to find the Progresso at my local store so I subbed Campbell’s Creamy Parmesan Skillet Sauce. I’m glad I saw this pinned on Pinterest. Thank you for sharing it.

    • lyuba says

      I am SO glad that you liked it, Jessica! I’m also happy you were able to find a substitute :)
      Thank you for your sweet comment!

  4. Allie says

    Made this tonight and it was very good! I used 2 of the sauce packets, just because we like our pasta extra saucy!

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