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Tomato Chicken Penne

 Tomato Chicken Penne
"I love how fast this creamy dish is to prepare," says Glencoe, Minnesota's Cynthia Ettel. "My whole family enjoys it. Substitute shrimp, sausage or even sliced pepperoni for the chicken."
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 2-1/2 cups uncooked penne pasta
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons white wine or chicken broth
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes with roasted garlic, undrained
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 can (4-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1 can (4 ounces) mushroom stems and pieces, drained


  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large
  • skillet, saute onion in oil until tender. Stir in wine or broth;
  • cook for 1 minute. Drain pasta and add to the skillet. Add the
  • remaining ingredients. Cook and stir over medium heat until heated
  • through and slightly thickened. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 287 calories, 14 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 55 mg cholesterol, 693 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 17 g protein.

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Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.