Chicken Penne Pasta with Mushrooms and Tomatoes

10 m
Prep Time
15 m
Cook Time
11
Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 8 ozs (225 g) penne pasta
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) olive oil
  • 1 small yellow onion , chopped
  • 8 ozs (227 g) cremini (baby bella) mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 grape tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) Basil
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) Garlic
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 ml) shredded cooked chicken
  • 1 cup (250 ml) chicken stock
  • 1 (172 g) (5 ounces) baby spinach leaves
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) shredded Parmesan cheese

NUTRITION INFORMATION

(per Serving)

This recipe has no significant nutritional value.

Preparation

  • 1 Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup (125 ml) pasta water. Set aside.
  • 2 Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a large deep skillet on medium heat. Add onion, mushrooms and tomatoes; cook 5 minutes until tomatoes start to blister. Stir in Basil and Garlic Paste; cook 1 minute.
  • 3 Stir in chicken, stock and spinach. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook 2 to 3 minutes until spinach is wilted.
  • 4 Add cooked pasta and shredded cheese to skillet, stirring until well mixed and cheese is melted. If dish seems too dry, add reserved pasta water, 1 tbsp (15 ml) at a time, as needed. Garnish with additional Lightly Dried Basil, to serve.

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