How to Use Chicken Bouillon to Flavor Pasta

By Stacy D. Cooper

When cooking pasta it's important to remember to serve pasta with complimentary sauces. The National Pasta Association suggests thin pastas be served with thin sauces, thicker pastas with heavier sauces and pasta shapes with holes or ridges with chunky sauces.

Multicolored dry noodles
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Consider the Association's advice when putting cooked pasta in a chicken bouillon based sauce. But when boiling pasta in chicken bouillon, pasta size does not matter. The pasta will absorb the chicken flavor.

Boiled

Step 1

Add two bouillon cubes to a large pot of boiling water.

Step 2

Add one package of fusilli pasta (twisted spaghetti noodles) to the boiling broth.

Step 3

Boil the noodles until al dente. Remove the pasta with a slotted spoon and use according to recipe.

Saute

Step 1

Add 1/4 cup of butter to 1 cup of milk in a pot on the stove. Turn the burner to medium.

Step 2

Dissolve one chicken bouillon cube in the mixture.

Step 3

Stir cooked spaghetti noodles into the chicken bouillon sauce.