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Buffalo Wild Wings Garlic Parmesan Chicken Pasta Recipe

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Elevate your dinner game with the irresistible Buffalo Wild Wings Garlic Parmesan Chicken Pasta recipe, a delectable dish that can be effortlessly prepared in your slow cooker or Instant Pot. With a bottle of Buffalo Wild Wings Garlic Parmesan Sauce, readily available at most grocery stores, you can create a flavor-packed pasta with a creamy sauce that will leave your taste buds craving more of this perfect combination.

A bowl of Buffalo Wild Wings Garlic Parmesan Chicken Pasta topped with shredded parmesan cheese.

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Why You’ll Love This Pasta Recipe

You are going to love this recipe because it is something that can be made for an easy dinner on busy weeknights. It is packed with flavor, and it’s also incredibly economical. Best of all, the slow cooker or Instant Pot does most of the work for you! All you have to do is put in the ingredients and let the chicken cook in the flavorful sauce for a few hours.

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Make Your Own Buffalo Wild Wings Garlic Parmesan Sauce

If you are unable to find a bottle of delicious sauce or want to make your own, you can use this homemade recipe. It is very easy to make and you probably have most of the ingredients on hand anyway!

Ingredients to make Buffalo Wild Wings Garlic Parmesan Chicken Pasta.

Parmesan Garlic Chicken Pasta Recipe Ingredients

*Ingredient amounts are located in the recipe card at the end of this post.

Buffalo Wild Wings Garlic Parmesan Sauce: You will need one bottle of sauce that can be found on the condiment aisle at your local grocery store. Or you can make your own using the recipe found here.

Chicken Breast: You can use either boneless, skinless or bone-in chicken. If using bone-in chicken, make sure to remove the bones before shredding.

Cream Cheese: This adds a creamy richness to the dish and helps thicken the sauce.

Milk: Any sort of milk will work, including almond milk and even heavy cream.

Parmesan Cheese: Use freshly grated parmesan cheese for the best flavor.

Pasta: Any type of pasta can be used in this recipe, including ziti, rigatoni, rotini, and penne pasta.

Slow Cooker Instructions

[Step 1] Brush the bottom of a slow cooker with olive oil, canola oil, or spray with nonstick cooking spray then place the chicken on top.

Two chicken breasts in an Instant Pot.

[Step 2] Pour the bottle of creamy parmesan garlic sauce and the milk over the chicken. Lay the cream cheese block on top and cook on High for 4 hours or Low for 5-6 hours.

Garlic parmesan sauce, milk, chicken, and cream cheese in an Instant Pot

[Step 3] Remove the chicken from the slow cooker and shred with two forks.

Shredded chicken on a plate.

[Step 4] Add the chicken and half of the parmesan back to the sauce and stir to combine.

Shredded chicken and garlic parmesan sauce in a an Instant Pot.

[Step 5] Cook pasta al dente according to package directions, then add the cooked pasta to the crock pot and stir.

Rigatoni Pasta in an Instant Pot.

[Step 7] Serve the pasta topped with more parmesan cheese and a side of garlic bread.

A bowl of Buffalo Wild Wings Garlic Parmesan Chicken Pasta topped with shredded parmesan cheese.

Instant Pot Instructions

[Step 1] ​Brush the bottom of the Instant Pot with oil or spray with nonstick cooking spray, then place the chicken on top.

[Step 2] Pour the bottle of garlic parmesan dipping sauce and the milk over the chicken.

[Step 3] ​Place the cream cheese on top of the chicken and pressure cook for 20 minutes, allowing the pressure to naturally release for about 15 minutes.

[Step 4] Remove the chicken from the Instant Pot and shred with two forks.

[Step 5] Add the chicken and half of the parmesan back to the sauce and stir to combine.

[Step 6] Cook pasta al dente according to package directions, then add the cooked pasta to the Instant Pot and stir.

[Step 7] Serve the pasta topped with more parmesan cheese and a side of garlic bread.

A bowl of Buffalo Wild Wings Garlic Parmesan Chicken Pasta topped with shredded parmesan cheese.

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How to Store Leftovers

Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat over medium heat in a skillet or microwave until warmed through. The pasta will become quite dry if reheated several times, so it’s best to add a splash of milk when reheating.

Variations:

A bowl of Buffalo Wild Wings Garlic Parmesan Chicken Pasta topped with shredded parmesan cheese.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can this be made vegetarian?

Yes, you can omit the chicken and use a vegetable broth in place of the milk in this pasta dish. You may need to add some extra cream cheese for some added richness.

Can I freeze the leftovers?

This dish is not does not freeze well. It’s best to enjoy the leftovers within 3 days.

Can I use frozen chicken breasts?

Yes, you can use frozen chicken breasts! Make sure to thaw them before adding them to the slow cooker.

A bowl of Buffalo Wild Wings Garlic Parmesan Chicken Pasta topped with shredded parmesan cheese.

Final Thoughts

Buffalo Wild Wings Garlic Parmesan Chicken Pasta is a delicious and easy dinner that your family will love. With just a few simple ingredients, you can have a flavorful meal on the table in no time! So what are you waiting for? Give this recipe a try and start enjoying restaurant-quality pasta from the comfort of your home. Enjoy!

More Pasta Recipes to Try:

A bowl of Buffalo Wild Wings Garlic Parmesan Chicken Pasta topped with shredded parmesan cheese.

Buffalo Wild Wings Garlic Parmesan Chicken Pasta

Yield: 6 Servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 4 hours
Additional Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 4 hours 25 minutes

Elevate your dinner game with the irresistible Buffalo Wild Wings Garlic Parmesan Chicken Pasta, a delectable dish that can be effortlessly prepared in your slow cooker or Instant Pot. With a bottle of Buffalo Wild Wings Garlic Parmesan Sauce, readily available at most grocery stores, you can create a flavor-packed pasta with a creamy sauce that will leave your taste buds craving more of this perfect combination.

Ingredients

  • 1 (12 oz) Bottle Buffalo Wild Wings Parmesan Garlic Sauce
  • 2-3 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 1 Cup Milk
  • 8 Ounces Cream Cheese
  • 1/2 Cup Shredded Parmesan Cheese
  • 16 oz Pasta, cooked

Instructions

Slow Cooker

  1. Brush the bottom of a slow cooker with olive oil, canola oil, or spray with nonstick cooking spray then place the chicken breasts on top.
  2. Pour the entire bottle of creamy parmesan garlic sauce and the milk over the chicken.
  3. Lay the cream cheese block on top and cook on High for 4 hours or Low for 5-6 hours.
  4. Remove the chicken from the slow cooker and shred with two forks.
  5. Add the chicken and half of the parmesan back to the sauce and stir to combine.
  6. Cook pasta al dente according to package directions, then add the cooked pasta to the crock pot and stir.
  7. Serve the pasta topped with more parmesan cheese and a side of garlic bread.

Instant Pot

  1. ​Brush the bottom of the Instant Pot with oil or spray with nonstick cooking spray, then place the chicken breasts on top.
  2. Pour the bottle of garlic parmesan dipping sauce and the milk over the chicken.
  3. ​Place the cream cheese on top of the chicken and pressure cook for 20 minutes, allowing the pressure to naturally release for about 15 minutes.
  4. Remove the chicken from the Instant Pot and shred with two forks.
  5. Add the chicken and half of the parmesan back to the sauce and stir to combine.
  6. Cook pasta al dente according to package directions, then add the cooked pasta to the Instant Pot and stir.
  7. Serve the pasta topped with more parmesan cheese and a side of garlic bread.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1 Serving
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 448Total Fat: 22gSaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 113mgSodium: 324mgCarbohydrates: 28gFiber: 1gSugar: 4gProtein: 33g

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