20 Minute Creamy French Onion Chicken

I’m always on the hunt for quick and easy meals. If I am able to cook dinner in thirty minutes or less, I consider that a success. I love cooking, but as a busy mom, I just can’t spend hours in the kitchen every day.

Our family recently grew in size and amidst the added craziness, there is even more of an importance for date night. My husband and I can’t go out on dates as often as I’d like now with three kids, but I’ve grown to value that time after bedtime. After the kids go to bed, it’s easy to have an in-home “date.” I think we all know date nights are important, but did you know there are actually studies done on this very topic? An interesting study by the University of Virginia shows the value and importance of having regular date nights. I love how many of the other Litehouse bloggers have created the perfect date night meals and appetizers. Just like cooking for my family, when my husband and I have our date night meals, I don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen. This creamy French onion chicken over pasta is done in just twenty minutes, leaving plenty of time for good wine and good conversation.

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Using Litehouse dips in chicken dishes is a way to easily add flavor. One of my favorite meals is still this Dilly Dip Baked Chicken with Greek Salsa I first made last summer (which could be another good date night recipe option)! This French onion chicken uses the Litehouse French Onion dip to make a creamy sauce. The sauce over pasta is delicious! This recipe only serves two- intended for your own date night, but you can easily double or triple the recipe to suit your family size.  

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Do you have stay-at-home date nights? What do you cook?

20 Minute Creamy French Onion Chicken

Serves 2 | Finish in 20 minutes
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Everyone loves a meal made in less than 30 minutes! This creamy French onion chicken is a quick weeknight meal sure to impress!

Ingredients

2 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
1 small onion (sliced)
1 cup chicken broth
½ cup Litehouse® French Onion Dip
½ cup milk
1 Tbsp. Litehouse® Instantly Fresh Italian Herbs
2 Tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Salt and pepper
8 oz. spaghetti

Directions

1. Boil a large pot of water for the spaghetti.

2. Slice the onion and sauté with the olive oil over medium heat for 3 minutes. 

3. Add the chicken broth. 

4. Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper and add them to the skillet with the chicken broth and onions.

5. Cook covered for 8 minutes. Meanwhile, cook the spaghetti.

6. Add Litehouse® French Onion Dip, milk and Litehouse Italian Herbs to the chicken.

7. Cook for an additional 4 minutes or until chicken is fully cooked.

8. Serve over pasta.

9. Garnish with green onion or parsley.


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