Lyndee's Chicken Penne Pasta


Sauteed chunks of chicken breast in tomatoes with fresh vegetables, served over penne pasta. My friends have passed this recipe around they like it so much.

6 servings


  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - cut into 1 inch cubes

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • ¼ teaspoon paprika

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes with juice

  • 1 small yellow squash, sliced

  • 1 small zucchini, sliced

  • 3 carrots, diced

  • 8 ounces fresh mushrooms, sliced

  • salt to taste

  • ground black pepper to taste

  • 8 ounces penne pasta

  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Cook pasta in boiling salted water until al dente. Drain.

  2. Saute garlic and onions in olive oil till onions are soft. Over high heat, quickly saute cut up chicken. Sprinkle with paprika, and cook until chicken is nicely browned.

  3. Transfer sauteed mixture to a Dutch oven, and add vegetables and tomatoes. Simmer till vegetables are tender. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  4. Add pasta to Dutch oven, and stir into sauce. Serve with grated parmesan cheese if desired.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

333 Calories
7g Fat
40g Carbs
27g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 333
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Cholesterol 47mg 16%
Sodium 314mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 14%
Dietary Fiber 5g 16%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 27g
Vitamin C 22mg 110%
Calcium 103mg 8%
Iron 5mg 28%
Potassium 805mg 17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.