SIMPLE CHICKEN PENNE PASTA WITH TOMATO PASTE

Pasta is one of the the fastest dishes to prepare for dinner so that’s exactly what I decided to have!…chicken pasta with tomato paste

INGREDIENTS:

  • 4 oz whole grain penne pasta
  • 1/2 lb chicken chunks
  • 1 1/2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 large tomato diced
  • 1/2 onion sliced
  • 3 cloves grated garlic
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbsp JGM Products parsley
  • 1 tsp JGM Products basil
  • 1 tsp JGM Products Cajun seasoning

METHOD:

  1. Cook pasta according to package instructions
  2. Set aside
  3. Heat oil in skillet over low-medium heat
  4. Sauté onions, garlic and tomatoes
  5. Add chicken chunks, Cajun seasoning and basil. Stir
  6. Cook for 1 minute with skillet covered
  7. Add tomato paste and stir to coat all the chicken pieces
  8. Add water to the skillet
  9. Cook (covered) for roughly 3 minutes or until chicken in properly cooked through
  10.  Add cooked pasta and mix well
  11. TIME TO EAT!

As a side dish, I had this meal with pan roasted brussel sprouts and chick peas. You can find the recipe here: https://jennagthehijabitt.com/2017/05/18/pan-roasted-brussel-sprouts-and-chick-peas/

 

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Chicken Pasta with Tomato Paste and Pan Roasted Brussel Sprouts
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