Quick Creamy Parmesan Chicken Penne

French café food made easy at home with rotisserie chicken, pasta and a creamy Parmesan basil sauce!

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

1
pouch (9 oz) Progresso™ Recipe Starters™ creamy Parmesan basil cooking sauce
1
tablespoon butter
2
cups uncooked penne pasta
2
cups chopped cooked chicken (rotisserie or canned)
1/3
cup shredded Parmesan cheese
1
cup diced tomato
1/4
cup Progresso™ Italian style panko crispy bread crumbs

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, heat cooking sauce, butter, 1 1/2 cups water, and salt and pepper (as desired) to boiling.
  • 2 Stir in pasta; reduce heat to medium. Cover; cook about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pasta is tender. Stir in chicken and cheese.
  • 3 Top with tomato and bread crumbs. Serve immediately.
  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, heat cooking sauce, butter, 1 1/2 cups water, and salt and pepper (as desired) to boiling.
  • 2 Stir in pasta; reduce heat to medium. Cover; cook about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pasta is tender. Stir in chicken and cheese.
  • 3 Top with tomato and bread crumbs. Serve immediately.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Like it cheesier? If desired, serve with extra Parmesan cheese.

Serve with steamed green vegetables.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
670
(
Calories from Fat
160),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
17%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
1810mg
1810%;
Total Carbohydrate
84g
84%
(Dietary Fiber
10g
10%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
44g
44%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
40%;
Exchanges:
4 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
5 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.