Chicken Tomato Penne

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Howdy folks! 😊

I just s love how easy and convenient to make Pasta dishes are. Not to mention delicious! 😋

Pasta really is a blank canvas you can take in so many different directions. This one went the ‘Italian’ way, resulting in a fresh tasting dish – thanks to the Tomato, and the addition of fresh Basil and Parsley. With that combination, you can’t go wrong 😊

You can also add some grated cheese for some extra pizazz, or you can let the fresh ingredient shine by themselves. Either way, you win.

Be sure to try this at home. I promise you’ll love it! 👌🏾

Heres the recipe below 👇🏾

Chicken Tomato Penne

Recipe by LubayaCourse: MainCuisine: ItalianDifficulty: Medium


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  • 2 Chicken breasts, cubed

  • 300g Penne pasta, cooked

  • 3 Tablespoons Olive oil

  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt

  • 1/2 Teaspoon Pepper

  • 3 cloves Garlic

  • 2 Teaspoons Smoked Paprika

  • 1 medium Red onion

  • Fist full of fresh Basil

  • Fist full of Parsley

  • 1 Large Tomato

  • 1 tablespoon Tomato Paste

  • 1 tablespoon Soy sauce


  • Start by cutting up the Chicken breast into bite-sized cubes and transfer to a bowl. To that, add a Tablespoon Olive Oil, salt and 1 grated clove of Garlic. Marinate for at least 1 hour. 😊
  • Heat up some Olive oil and fry the chicken breast until it is no longer translucent. This should be about 7 minutes or so. Season with smoked paprika and black pepper. Set aside on a plate. 😊
  • Chop up the remaining ingredients – Onion, Garlic, Parsley and Basil. And the Tomato (not pictured). 😊
  • In the same pan, sauté the Onion and Garlic – and then add the Tomato 3 minutes later. Cook until soft. Add to that the tomato paste and 1 cup of water, and allow the sauce to come together. 😊
  • Once the sauce comes together, return the chicken cubes to the pan to cook in the sauce for about 3 minutes, allowing the chicken flavour to permeate the sauce. 😊
  • Then add the roughly chopped basil and parsley to the pan and a Tablespoon of soy sauce. Cook for only 2 minutes. 😊
  • Then, add the cooked pasta to the pan. 😊
  • Combine well to make sure the pasta is fully coated in sauce and the chicken evenly distributed. 😊
  • Let that cook for a couple of minutes, and then the dish is done! 😊 You can add a bit of cheese on top if you like, or just garnish with leftover herbs. enjoy! 😋

After reading to the end...what do you think? :-)