Chicken and Tomato Sauce With Basil and Pine Nuts on Pasta

Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 5 mins

Simple, tasty, and quick to the table.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, combine the first 8 ingredients; simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes.
  2. Add in Havarti cheese and stir until cheese is melted.
  3. Serve sauce over pasta; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
Most Helpful

5 5

We thought this was delicious! Instead of the cup of Havarti cheese I put in 1/4 c. of heavy cream. I don't think the flavor or texture suffered at all. The sauce was thin when first poured over the penne, but it thickened nicely as we served, and it tasted great. For the tomatoes, I used a can of petite diced tomatoes and pureed them with an immersion blender. We would love to have this dinner again!