Chicken Penne Pasta

Chicken Penne Pasta Recipe

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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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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


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