Cheesy French Onion Chicken Recipe With Pasta & Caramelized Onions Is a One-Pan Wonder by 30Seconds Food

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Cheesy French Onion Chicken Recipe With Pasta & Caramelized Onions Is a One-Pan Wonder

With the popularity of our French onion meatballs recipe, we thought another French onion recipe was in order. This one-pan French onion chicken and pasta recipe is rich, cheesy and absolutely flavor packed.

The caramelized onions add a hint of sweetness, the beef broth the richness and the heavy cream and cheese the creaminess. This one-pan recipe is on tastiness overload.

Serve this pasta and chicken recipe with a salad or your favorite vegetable. It reheats well, so pack a container to take for lunch the next day.

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 to 37 minutes
Total Time: 45 to 47 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil (divided)
  • 2 large onions, sliced
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 16 ounces penne pasta (or your favorite short pasta)
  • 3 cups beef broth
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup grated mozzarella 
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan
  • pine nuts, for garnish (optional)

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Heat 2 tablespoons of the olive oil in a large skillet. Add the onions. Season with salt and pepper. Cook over medium heat, stirring often, until browned and caramelized, about 20 minutes. Remove to a plate. 
  2. Heat the remaining olive oil in the skillet. Season the chicken with the garlic powder, salt and pepper. Add the chicken and cook until browned on all sides, about 5 minutes. 
  3. Put the onions back into the skillet along with the beef broth and pasta. Bring to a simmer, reduce heat and cook until pasta is tender and liquid has cooked out, about 10 to 12 minutes.
  4. Add the cream, mozzarella and Parmesan. Stir to combine and heat through.

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Donna John
OMG. Freakin' amazing recipe!
Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
French onion anything is delicious, so this recipe is too good to be true! #yum
I can taste this from here, wow...

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