Chicken with Creamy Mushrooms Dinner

Make weeknight dinner fast and easy. Here's a main course recipe and three suggestions for rounding it out into a complete meal. Find out how to effortlessly dress up starters, sides, and desserts to fit the meal's main course.

The Menu

  • Chicken with Creamy Mushrooms (see recipe below)
  • Spinach and Gruyere Salad
  • Orzo with Asparagus and Peas
  • Basil Grape Tomatoes

Chicken with Creamy Mushrooms is a true comfort meal. The recipe makes six servings and is a quick and easy dinner. Make the whole recipe and save leftovers for tacos or sandwiches if you don't need six portions. Serve it with Spinach and Gruyere Salad, Orzo with Asparagus and Peas, and Basil Grape Tomatoes for a complete dinner. Buy sliced mushrooms for a speedier prep.

Chicken with Creamy Mushrooms


Spinach and Gruyere Salad

Using a vegetable peeler, shave ribbons of Gruyere cheese from a block. Toss spinach with vinaigrette and top with cheese.

Orzo with Asparagus and Peas

Cook orzo pasta. In large skillet, cook thinly sliced asparagus in equal parts olive oil and butter for 5 minutes. Stir in frozen peas and 1/2 cup pasta water. Add orzo and season to taste.

Basil Grape Tomatoes

Cut grape tomatoes in half. Toss with thinly sliced basil and balsamic vinaigrette.