Chicken Mushroom Fettuccine

Here’s a delicious and easy pasta recipe:  Chicken Mushroom Fettuccine. Click below to watch a short video showing you how to make this recipe, then scroll to the bottom of this post to print out the complete recipe.

This is a comforting pasta dish full of hot fettuccine noodles that have been tossed in a light cream sauce with oodles of sauteed mushrooms and chicken.

Chicken and Mushroom Fettuccine

My husband and I happily gobbled up every bite of this dinner.  My 13-year old is still refusing to eat mushrooms.  I’m thankful that he’s beginning to eat tomatoes… and that he’s fairly willing to try most other vegetables, but I just can’t get him to eat those darn mushrooms.  Oh well, more for me!  I keep telling him that someday he will LOVE mushrooms.  He does not believe me- ha!

Chicken and Mushroom Fettuccine Recipe

If you’re a mushroom lover, then this Chicken Mushroom Fettuccine dish is for you.  And if you’re not a mushroom lover, you can certainly push them aside or leave them out.

Chicken Mushroom Fettuccine

Yield: 4 servings

Prep Time:25 minutes

Cook Time:15 minutes

  • 2 teaspoons vegetable or canola oil
  • 8 ounces boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup fresh sliced mushrooms
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 4 tablespoons whipped cream cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 cups hot cooked fettuccine
  • chopped fresh parsley, for garnish
  1. Heat oil in skillet. Add chicken and cook 3 minutes on each side, or until tender and cooked through. Remove chicken from pan, let it rest for a couple of minutes, then slice into small strips and set aside.
  2. Add the mushrooms and garlic to the skillet; cook for 1 minute, stirring. Sprinkle with flour, stirring quickly. Stir in the broth and milk. Reduce heat and simmer 3 minutes, until mixture thickens- stirring occasionally. Stir in cheeses and pepper.
  3. Return the chicken to the skillet; cook, stirring for about 2 minutes, until chicken warms up.
  4. Arrange fettuccine on four plates. Top with chicken and sauce. Garnish with parsley.

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  • Ramona DeArmond wrote:

    Awesome!!! I turned it into a quick casserole for a meeting!!!

  • Nicole wrote:

    I made this tonight.. wish i could post a picture.. it came out delish.. I also made homemade garlic parsley fettuccine noodles to go with it.. My husband who does not like mushrooms ate it. I doubled the cream recipie as well..

  • Vicki wrote:

    This was wonderful and I had all the ingredients without having to go to the store. My husband said I could make this again!! And that is a compliment!

  • Maureen wrote:

    Absolutely delicious!! Loved the beautiful blend of flavours. Great job on this creation!

  • Sue R wrote:

    Mmm mm mmmm! Going to be making this tonight with some fresh gnocchi. It makes me sad when people don’t love mushrooms. I think he will eventually. Maybe try first with canned champignons since they don’t have a  strong mushroomy flavour to get him interested 🙂 

  • Jacqueline | Go Go Go Gourmet wrote:

    This looks freaking amazing! Can’t wait to try it out.

  • Susan Stockl wrote:

    Mushrooms are the bomb – yummo!

  • Susan Stockl wrote:

    Oh yum! That looks absolutely delicious. I can’t wait to try out this recipe. Thanks

  • Kelly – Life Made Sweeter wrote:

    This looks so comforting and delicious! I am a big fan of mushrooms so this creamy mushroom fettuccine sounds perfect! 

  • bev @ bevcooks wrote:

    Uhhhhhh yeah.

  • Matea wrote:

    Mushrooms are one of my favorite veggies! Gotta try this 🙂

  • marcie wrote:

    This is a meal right up my alley.  The more mushrooms the better, and the light cream sauce sounds fantastic!  Pinned. 

  • Maria wrote:

    We love pasta!  This looks delicious!!

  • Amy @Very Culinary wrote:

    I’ll take his share. LOVE this! 

  • Sarah | Broma Bakery wrote:

    I just got a pasta attachment for my KitchenAid and have been searching for a perfect fettuccine recipe. I think I just found it! 

  • Liz wrote:

    Yum – thank you.

  • Karen @ On the Banks of Salt Creek wrote:

    Dang, that looks awesome. We all love mushrooms. Going into town today so I’ll be getting what I need to make this.

  • Erin | Well Plated wrote:

    I hated mushrooms until I was about 20, and now I can’t get enough. I’m sure your son will be inhaling this soon enough 🙂 This is creamy, dreamy comfort food Lori (PS. I love your redesign too!)

  • Taylor @ Food Faith Fitness wrote:

    There is oodles of goodness in these noodles (had to!)  I recently learned that I actually LOVE mushrooms, so this dinner is totally what I am dreaming about going face-first into tonight! Pinned!

  • Rachel Cooks wrote:

    If I had to pick a dream pasta, it would be a creamy one full of mushrooms just like this. Your son is missing out! (My kids won’t eat them either.) Looks amazing!