Chicken Penne Pasta

Chicken Penne Pasta

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The other night I was trying to pull together a meal for our dinner. This is what I came up with. It went well with my Caesar Salad Garlic bread and glasses of Burgundy. The Lad was thrilled and I wasn't sure if he'd ever quit eating..LOL


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  • 1/2
  • 2 c
    red wine, dry burgundy
  • 4 clove
    garlic - minced
  • 1 medium
    onion - diced
  • 2 jar(s)
    plain spaghetti sauce
  • 1 box
    penne pasta
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil or vegetable oil
  • 2 Tbsp
  • ·
    parmesan cheese
  • 2 c
    mushrooms - you can use less if you desire
  • 2 Tbsp
    italian seasoning
  • 3 Tbsp
    parsley - chopped

How to Make Chicken Penne Pasta


  1. Strip chicken of skin. And cut up into pieces.
  2. Put chicken into skillet, pour in wine and cover with lid. Cook over med heat. While chicken is poaching prepare sauce.
  3. Melt butter with oil in a good sized pot. Add minced garlic and chopped onions and saute.
  4. Add sauce, Italian seasoning and mushrooms and simmer.
  5. Once chicken is finished (no longer pink at the bone), strip meat from bones and shred. Add to sauce and continue to simmer.
  6. Cook pasta according to package directions - al dente. Drain and add to sauce.
  7. Add whatever wine is left from poaching. While having a glass of wine let simmer another 10 - 15 minutes
  8. Place into serving bowl and sprinkle cheese and chopped parsley over the top. Put a bowl of the cheese on the table so your family/guests can add more.

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About Chicken Penne Pasta

Course/Dish: Chicken Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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