Creamy chicken and mushroom rigatoni

Pasta is the ultimate comfort food. Wholegrain mustard gives this easy chicken and mushroom dish a flavour boost.

  • 10 mins preparation
  • 15 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Creamy chicken and mushroom rigatoni
  • 375 gram packet rigatoni
  • 300 millilitre carton thickened cream
  • 2 chicken breasts, chopped
  • 2 tablespoon wholegrain mustard
  • 200 gram button mushrooms, thinly sliced


Creamy chicken and mushroom rigatoni
  • 1
    Cook rigatoni in a large saucepan of boiling, salted water according to packet instructions. Drain well and return to pan.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, heat a little oil in a large frying pan on high. Cook chicken for 3-4 minutes or until browned. Remove chicken from pan.
  • 3
    Saute‚ mushrooms in same greased pan for 3-4 minutes or until tender. Blend in cream and mustard. Return chicken to pan.
  • 4
    Bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 4-5 minutes until sauce thickens slightly and chicken is cooked through. Season to taste.
  • 5
    Toss cream sauce through pasta. Serve topped with parsley, if desired.


You can use any pasta you prefer. Accompany with salad leaves and crusty bread, if liked.

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