Chicken penne recipe

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serves: 2
Skill: easy
Cost: cheap
Prep: 5 min
Cooking: 10 min

Nutrition per portion

Calories 557 kCal 28%
Fat 16.2g 23%
  -  Saturates 3.3g 17%
  -  of which Sugars 4.3g 5%
Salt 0.3g 5%
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  • Try this delicious chicken and pasta dish any night of the week. If you’re not keen on tomatoes, you can replace them with sliced courgettes or green beans.


    • 2 chicken breasts, sliced
    • 200g can creamed mushrooms
    • 150g penne
    • 100g cherry tomatoes, halved
    • 1tbsp oil
    • 1tbsp milk
    • 1tbsp parsley, chopped
    • Green salad


    • Place penne in a large pan of boiling water and cook for 10 mins, or until tender.

    • Meanwhile, in a wok or deep sided frying pan, heat oil and stir-fry chicken for 5 mins.

    • Stir in creamed mushrooms and milk, heat through for 2 mins.

    • Gently stir in tomatoes and heat through for a further 2 mins.

    • Drain penne and stir into mushroom sauce.

    • Sprinkle with parsley and serve with a green salad.

    Top tip for making Chicken penne

    If you're thinking of freezing some for later, do this before adding the fresh tomatoes and penne and defrost in the fridge before reheating. You'll find tinned mushrooms in most supermarkets in the tinned vegetable aisle.

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