Welcome to the kitchen! Today, we’re diving into a delicious Italian dish, Ruby Tuesday Chicken Parmesan Pasta.

This hearty dish is sure to bring a smile to the table. Utilizing a unique blend of ingredients and cooking methods, it blends traditional Italian and American culinary traditions to create something special.

Let’s start with the ingredients. To make this dish, you’ll need:



1 cup rigatoni


2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
2 tablespoons olive oil
½ teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon salt


1 (24 ounce) jar marinara sauce
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese


1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
Basil, for garnish

Altogether, this makes for quite the combination. The garlic and Parmesan combine to bring an Italian twist, while the creamy mozzarella and marinara sauce deliver a dose of American comfort food.

The Preparation

Making the Pasta

Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Cook rigatoni as directed on package.

Making the Chicken

Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add chicken, garlic powder, and salt. Cook chicken until golden and cooked through, about 6-8 minutes per side.

Putting it Together

Strain cooked pasta, then put pasta back in pot. Place the cooked chicken breasts on top of the pasta. Pour marinara sauce over the chicken. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, then top with mozzarella cheese.

Cover the pot and cook over medium-low heat for about 10 minutes, until cheese has melted.


Serve immediately, garnished with basil and additional Parmesan cheese, if desired.

A plate of Ruby Tuesday Chicken Parmesan Pasta is sure to tantalize the taste buds! The creamy mozzarella, the flavorful Parmesan, and the tangy marinara – all of these combine to create a truly unique dish that’s sure to draw rave reviews.

If you love Italian food and you’re looking for a twist, you simply can’t go wrong with this dish. Enjoy!