Fresh Tomato Chicken with Penne

Fresh Tomato Chicken with Penne

  • Recipe Serves: 4
  • Prep Time : 20 min
  • Cook Time : 15 min


  • 8 ounces penne pasta
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil, divided
  • 2 Tbsp. Knorr® Chicken flavor Bouillon, divided
  • 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 3/4 cup chopped red onion, divided
  • 1 red bell pepper, roasted, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 3 medium tomatoes, seeded and chopped, divided
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 container (16 oz.) Mexican crema
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/8 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. thinly sliced fresh basil leaves o cilantro leaves


  1. Cook penne according to package directions, reserving 1/4 cup pasta cooking water before draining.
  2. Combine 1 tablespoon olive oil with 1 tablespoon Knorr® Chicken flavor Bouillon. Coat chicken breasts with oil mixture. Grill or broil until thoroughly cooked. Set aside and keep warm.
  3. Heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat and cook 1/2 cup onion, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 4 minutes. Stir in roasted red peppers and cook, stirring occasionally, 2 minutes. Add 1/2 of the tomatoes and garlic and cook, stirring occasionally, until tomatoes are beginning to break down, about 2 minutes. Stir in crema, remaining 1 tablespoon Knorr® Chicken flavor Bouillon and reserved pasta water and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring frequently, until slightly thickened, about 2 minutes. Stir in Parmesan cheese and black pepper.
  4. Combine remaining 1/4 cup onion, remaining tomatoes and basil in medium bowl; set aside.
  5. Slice chicken. Stir hot pasta into skillet; toss to coat. Arrange pasta on serving platter, then top with sliced chicken and tomato mixture. Garnish, if desired, with additional basil leaves.
Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information
Serving Size 1 serving Servings Per Container Value Amount Per Serving Nutrient Type
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories 760
Calories from Fat 380
Total Fat 42 g
Saturated Fat 19 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 155 mg
Sodium 1530 mg
Total Carbs 58 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Sugars 7 g
Protein 42 g
Calcium 10 %
Iron 10 %
Vitamin C 100 %
Vitamin A 50 %