One Pot Buffalo Chicken Cheesy Tortellini

Buffalo chicken and cheese tortellini are cooked in one pot in a cheesy buffalo sauce for a seriously delicious meal made in only 20 minutes!

Buffalo chicken and cheese tortellini are cooked in one pot in a cheesy buffalo sauce for a seriously delicious meal made in only 20 minutes!

I’ve been on a real buffalo sauce kick lately! From Buffalo Frito Chili Pie to Buffalo Shrimp Tacos to this scrumptious Buffalo Chicken Cheesy Tortellini, I just can’t get enough of my favorite sauce lately!

Buffalo chicken and cheese tortellini are cooked in one pot in a cheesy buffalo sauce for a seriously delicious meal made in only 20 minutes!

Buffalo Chicken Cheesy Penne is the most popular recipe on the blog. Today I decided to give it a little twist by subbing the penne with cheesy tortellini (because more cheese, yes please!)

Buffalo chicken and cheese tortellini are cooked in one pot in a cheesy buffalo sauce for a seriously delicious meal made in only 20 minutes!

Needless to say, the combination of cheese, pasta and buffalo sauce is amazing! I left town for less than 24 hours and came back to an empty leftover container. My boyfriend Kurt had literally eaten all of the leftovers! I was a little sad there was none left for me, but happy he loved it so much that he couldn’t stop eating it! 😉

Buffalo chicken and cheese tortellini are cooked in one pot in a cheesy buffalo sauce for a seriously delicious meal made in only 20 minutes!

This easy 20 minute one pot recipe will definitely be going into regular rotation at our house!

Buffalo chicken and cheese tortellini are cooked in one pot in a cheesy buffalo sauce for a seriously delicious meal made in only 20 minutes!

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 lb chicken breasts (cut into 1 inch pieces)
  • 1 cup buffalo sauce (divided)
  • 20 oz refrigerated cheese tortellini
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 oz cream cheese (cubed)
  • ½ cup cheddar cheese (shredded)

Add the butter to a large skillet over medium heat.

Toss the cubed chicken with ½ cup buffalo sauce.

Buffalo chicken and cheese tortellini are cooked in one pot in a cheesy buffalo sauce for a seriously delicious meal made in only 20 minutes!

Once the butter is melted, add the chicken to the skillet.

Cook 4-5 minutes, then add the tortellini to the skillet with the paprika, garlic powder and salt. Pour the remaining ½ cup buffalo sauce and chicken broth into the skillet and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer 7-8 minutes.

Remove the lid and add the cream cheese and cheddar cheese. Stir to combine, and allow the cheese to melt in for 3-4 minutes.

Buffalo chicken and cheese tortellini are cooked in one pot in a cheesy buffalo sauce for a seriously delicious meal made in only 20 minutes!

Top with a few diced green onions if you’d like!

Buffalo chicken and cheese tortellini are cooked in one pot in a cheesy buffalo sauce for a seriously delicious meal made in only 20 minutes!

If you love buffalo sauce as much as I do, you have to try these 5 easy dinner recipes with buffalo sauce!

  1. Buffalo Cheesy Meatloaf
  2. Buffalo Chicken Bake
  3. Buffalo Chicken Taco Ring
  4. Buffalo Turkey Meatball Subs
  5. One Pot Buffalo Taco Spaghetti

Buffalo chicken and cheese tortellini are cooked in one pot in a cheesy buffalo sauce for a seriously delicious meal made in only 20 minutes!

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One Pot Buffalo Chicken Cheesy Tortellini

Total Time: 20 minutes

Serving Size: 4

One Pot Buffalo Chicken Cheesy Tortellini

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 lb chicken breasts (cut into 1 inch pieces)
  • 1 cup buffalo sauce (divided)
  • 20 oz refrigerated cheese tortellini
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 oz cream cheese (cubed)
  • ½ cup cheddar cheese (shredded)

Instructions

  1. Add the butter to a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Toss the cubed chicken with ½ cup buffalo sauce.
  3. Once the butter is melted, add the chicken to the skillet.
  4. Cook 4-5 minutes, then add the tortellini to the skillet with the paprika, garlic powder and salt.
  5. Pour the remaining ½ cup buffalo sauce and chicken broth into the skillet and bring to a boil.
  6. Cover, reduce heat and simmer 7-8 minutes.
  7. Remove the lid and add the cream cheese and cheddar cheese.
  8. Stir to combine, and allow the cheese to melt in for 3-4 minutes.
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Buffalo chicken and cheese tortellini are cooked in one pot in a cheesy buffalo sauce for a seriously delicious meal made in only 20 minutes!