CookingLight diet CookingLight diet
Total
36 minutes
Yield
4 servings (serving size: about 1 1/2 cups)

This penne pasta recipe is a simple way to bring Italian flavors to your dinner table.  Serve with a green salad and garlic bread for a hearty, filling meal.

How to Make It

Step 1

Combine first 5 ingredients in a small bowl; rub over chicken.

Step 2

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 4 minutes, turning once. Remove from heat; set aside.

Step 3

Reduce heat to medium. Add garlic; sauté 30 seconds or until garlic is soft. Add tomatoes and wine, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes. Add chicken, and simmer 5 minutes.

Step 4

Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain. Toss pasta with sauce in a large bowl. Sprinkle with cheese and basil.

Chef's Notes

Any small pasta will work in this quick, easy entree. Ground fennel and coriander bring a welcome complexity to the chicken and impart their flavor to the sauce.

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