chicken penne pasta

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By CC MCCART-FROST
from GUATAY, CA

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

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 4+

Ingredients For chicken penne pasta

  • 1/2
    chicken
  • 2 c
    red wine, dry burgundy
  • 4 clove
    garlic - minced
  • 1 md
    onion - diced
  • 2 jar
    plain spaghetti sauce
  • 1 box
    penne pasta
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil or vegetable oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter
  • 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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