One Pot BBQ Chicken Pasta

  • 30 mins
  • 12 ingredients


  • Bacon, Diced 4 Slices
  • Uncooked Diced Chicken 1-3/4 Cup
  • Garlic, Minced 2 Cloves
  • Chicken Broth 2 Cups
  • Diced Tomatoes 14.5 oz
  • Milk 1/2 Cup
  • Crushed Red Pepper to taste
  • Rotini Pasta 3 Cups
  • Salt to taste
  • Black Pepper to taste
  • Barbecue Sauce 1/4 Cup
  • Cheddar Cheese, Shredded 1 Cup


  1. Heat a large stockpot or Dutch oven over medium high heat. Add bacon and cook until brown and crispy, about 6-8 minutes; drain excess fat, reserving 1 tablespoon. Stir in chicken and cook until golden, about 2-3 minutes.
  2. Add garlic and onion, and cook, stirring often, until onions have become translucent, about 3-4 minutes. Stir in chicken broth, tomatoes, milk, red pepper flakes, pasta, salt and pepper, to taste. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat and simmer until pasta is cooked through, about 13-16 minutes.
  3. Stir in barbecue sauce and cheese until heated through, about 1-2 minutes.
  4. Serve immediately.


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