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Creamy Chicken Artichoke Pasta

I need more artichoke recipes on the blog! Artichokes are so good and underrated in my humble opinion. This creamy artichoke chicken pasta is exactly the way I love to use that funky awesome vegetable!

I wonder what it is about pasta that just makes us feel so comforted to eat it. I don’t have any Italian in me, but I wish I did. That culture seems just awesome to me. They eat well and love their family and friends. What more could you want?

Maybe I’ll just go ahead and pretend that I’m Italian. It would certainly look obvious that I’m not, but that’s ok with me! Are any of you Italian and does your family have any awesome creamy pasta recipes?

a photo of creamy chicken pasta topped with sun dried tomatoes, golden chicken chunks and fresh basil.

And can we just take a moment to talk about sun dried tomatoes? They are so good, so tangy, and one of my favorite things to add to a creamy pasta. Have you tried our creamy sun dried tomato pasta? It only takes 20 minutes to make and is heavenly!

Ok, back to the artichokes! You’ll have dinner on the table in 30 minutes and a creamy pasta recipe is the perfect way to gather everyone around the table!

What Ingredients are Needed for Artichoke Pasta?

We start by cooking and flavoring the chicken and then comes that creamy sauce that you’re going to love! Add in the veggies and seasonings and you’re set! Here are the ingredients you will need:

  • Butter
  • Olive Oil
  • Onion
  • Garlic
  • Chicken Breasts
  • Flour
  • Artichokes
  • Chicken Broth
  • Heavy Cream
  • Cooking Dry White Wine
  • Sun Dried Tomatoes
  • Oregano (dried)
  • Basil (dried)
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Angel Hair Pasta

The measurements for each ingredient can be found in the recipe card at the end of the post.

a photo of creamy chicken artichoke pasta in a large bowl topped with large chunks of golden chicken breasts.

How to Make Creamy Chicken Artichoke Pasta

This is a simple pasta recipe with everything made from scratch. Here are the basic steps:

  1. Saute the onion and then the garlic in butter and olive oil.
  2. Then cook the chicken.
  3. Add the flour and cook for a minute.
  4. Add all the rest of the ingredients to create the sauce.
  5. Cover and simmer.
  6. Cook the pasta while the sauce simmers.
  7. Serve.

All the detailed instructions can be found in the recipe card at the end of this post.

a photo of creamy chicken artichoke pasta with a fork twirling up a bite.

Is Artichoke Vegetable?

Artichokes are actually flowers, but they are also classified as vegetables.

Is Artichoke Healthy?

Artichokes are low in fat and rich in fiber, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. 

Artichokes are high in folate and vitamins C and K, and have high amounts of important minerals.

Like I said, I need more artichoke recipes!!

a photo of creamy chicken pasta with sun dried tomatoes and fresh basil on top.

Can I Use Fresh Herbs?

You can definitely use fresh herbs for this recipe! The general rule is that for every 1 teaspoon of dried herbs, you need1 tablespoon of fresh herbs. Dried herbs are much more potent with a concentrated flavor, so you need less of them. For this recipe, you would want 1 tablespoon of both basil and oregano.

What to Eat with Artichoke Recipes

More carbs!! My dream come true! I love a good bread with a creamy pasta, so our no knead artisan bread is perfect. A big green salad is also a great side to lighten up the meal or a tangy cucumber salad.

a photo of creamy chicken pasta with sun dried tomatoes and fresh basil on top.

Variations on Artichoke Chicken Pasta

This recipe is super versatile so you can feel free to add or swap whatever add ins you want. Here are some suggestions:

  • Mushrooms
  • Asparagus
  • Bacon
  • Peas
  • Broccoli
  • Spinach

I would always keep that artichoke in there because it is so dang good. I just love the flavor and texture that it adds!


If a creamy comfort pasta is what you are after, add this creamy chicken artichoke pasta to your menu. It guarantee it will become one of your favorite artichoke recipes!

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a photo of creamy chicken pasta topped with sun dried tomatoes, golden chicken chunks and fresh basil.

Creamy Chicken Artichoke Pasta

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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 6


  • 2 Tablespoon Butter
  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 Medium Onion diced
  • 1 Tablespoon Garlic minced
  • 2 Chicken Breasts skinless, boneless, cut in 1 inch pieces
  • 2 Tablespoons Flour
  • 15 oz Artichokes drained and coarsley chopped
  • 2 Cups Chicken Broth
  • 1 Cup Heavy Cream
  • 1 Cup Cooking Dry White Wine or less according to taste
  • 1/2 Cup Sun Dried Tomatoes Julienne-cut
  • 1 Teaspoon Dried Oregano
  • 1 Teaspoon Dried Basil
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Pepper
  • 12 oz Angel Hair Pasta cooked


  • In a large skillet, heat the butter and olive oil.
  • Add the onion; saute for at least 2-3 min or until softened.
  • Add garlic and chicken. Saute until chicken in cooked through.
  • Stir in the flour until incorporated.
  • Add artichokes, chicken broth, (heavy cream if you want), wine, sun dried tomatoes, and seasonings.
  • Cover and simmer 10 min stirring often.
  • Serve over cooked angel hair.
Nutrition Facts
Creamy Chicken Artichoke Pasta
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 601 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 13g81%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 113mg38%
Sodium 906mg39%
Potassium 1149mg33%
Carbohydrates 62g21%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 29g58%
Vitamin A 822IU16%
Vitamin C 20mg24%
Calcium 109mg11%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


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Cade and Carrian have three children and love to spend time together whether it’s vacationing or snuggled up on the couch for a good movie.

And this family especially loves to eat.

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  • Oh…I am SO making that for dinner sometime. All I need is a can of artichokes. Mmm…

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  • What a great recipe! Sun dried tomatoes are one of my favorites.

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