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    Rick's Grilled Chicken Penne Pasta

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    45 mins

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    25 mins

    rickscott's Note:

    This is a pasta recipe I've been cooking forever. I've changed it slightly over the years, but it's basically the same sauce I've made since I was a teenager.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Sauté onions in olive oil until translucent.
    2. 2
      Add garlic and cook for one more minute.
    3. 3
      Add tomato, tomato sauce, tomato juice, black pepper, salt, basil, and parsley.
    4. 4
      Once sauce boils reduce to simmer and add grilled chicken.
    5. 5
      Simmer until pasta is cooked.
    6. 6
      Cook penne pasta in boiling, salted water.
    7. 7
      Strain pasta and add to sauce.
    8. 8
      Serve topped with Parmesan cheese.
    9. 9
      Notes:.
    10. 10
      Add red pepper flakes for arabiatta.
    11. 11
      Add oregano for a spicier version.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 01, 2012

      55

      Excellent. Super easy. Note: Recipe calls for grilled chicken. I didn't feel like separately grilling chicken, so I just sauteed my cut-up boneless skinless chicken breast in the the onion and garlic, took it out when it was cooked through (so it wouldn't overcook while I simmered the sauce a bit) and then added the tomatoes, sauce, basil, salt, etc. I did add some crushed red pepper. I added a little too much. My super-picky six-year old son loved it that way though!

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    • on May 19, 2010

      I really enjoyed this. The sauce was nicely flavored. The second time I made it, I used a couple of tablespoons of capers and about 15 green olives sliced. I also had some shrimp I needed to use up, so I peeled those and put them in with the chicken too. I too used dried basil. The fresh doesn't yet have enough leaves!! I like the idea of a little red pepper. There are endless possibilities with this recipe. Thanks for posting.

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    • on May 18, 2009

      55

      delicious! dad couldn't stop raving about it! served over whole wheat spaghetti instead of penne

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    Nutritional Facts for Rick's Grilled Chicken Penne Pasta

    Serving Size: 1 (267 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 5

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 322.8
     
    Calories from Fat 83
    25%
    Total Fat 9.3 g
    14%
    Saturated Fat 2.0 g
    10%
    Cholesterol 37.1 mg
    12%
    Sodium 1036.5 mg
    43%
    Total Carbohydrate 44.3 g
    14%
    Dietary Fiber 7.2 g
    29%
    Sugars 7.4 g
    29%
    Protein 17.6 g
    35%

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