Garlic Herb Chicken Penne {Recipe}

As I promised yesterday, I am sharing a recipe I whipped up this weekend with you guys today. Nate and I seriously need to go for groceries. We don't have much in the house, so I needed to work with what I had. I had some chicken on hand, but I didn't want to just have chicken with rice on the side like normal. I wanted something different. 

And so, Garlic Herb Chicken Penne was born. Super easy and so yummy. Keep reading to find out how to make this for your family tonight!

First, let's gather all of our necessary ingredients:

4 chicken breast tenderloins, cut into bite sized pieces
13.25 oz whole wheat penne
1/4 c olive oil
3 cloves of minced garlic
1 tbsp dried parsley
1 tsp red pepper flakes
1/2 tsp black pepper
1/4 c parmesan cheese

Okay, now we can get started!

Bring a pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook your pasta, drain and return to pot.

Saute garlic and parsley in skillet for 1-2 minutes. Add chicken and season with red pepper and black pepper. Cook until browned and done.

Add chicken to pasta, toss with olive oil and parmesan cheese.

And walah! You just made yourself a delicious, healthy meal that is just as good leftover for lunch the next day!

Please feel free to pin the above image if you like.

Also, I'd love to hear from you if you do make this.. tell me how you liked it!



Trish said...

That sounds really good! And easy too, which is a top priority for me :)

Meg O. said...

Looks delicious!!!

Heather said...


Julie said...

I actually made something similar to this last night - delish!

Becky Dougherty said...

This sounds delicious! I love pasta dishes! :)

brlracincwgrl said...

That looks so delicious, not to mention quick and easy! Thank you for sharing :).

Because Shanna Said So said...

Come to Momma...one of my most favorite dishes...besides my Mexican food! :) How cute is your Texas cutting board??? I just kept looking at it!! LOL! Thanks for sharing!

Alvina Castro said...

This looks so good! Plus love your Texas cutting board, I have one too

Mason's Mama said...

I pinned this yesterday (I think). Yummm! Can’t wait to try it. And that cutting board? Oh so cute!

Unknown said...

good call on the whole wheat pasta


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