+ parmesan crusted chicken

Penne Rosa

With a creamy, savory sauce and served alongside parmesan-crusted chicken, Penne Rosa can be a weeknight family meal or a romantic dinner you can make with your sweetheart.

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what you'll need

large pot, wooden spoon, meat mallet, bowls and plates for preparing and dishes for serving.

total Time: 30 min

16 ounces of penne pasta 4 chicken breasts Freshly ground salt and pepper 1/2 cup bread crumbs  1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese 1 egg

makes: 4 servings


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2 teaspoons water 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 teaspoons red pepper flakes 2 14.5 ounce cans fire roasted tomatoes, drained 1 cup chopped mushrooms 2 cups spinach

ingredients cont.

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1 24 ounce jar Bertolli Traditional Marinara Sauce with Italian Herbs and Fresh Garlic 1 15 ounce jar Bertolli Alfredo with Aged Parmesan Cheese Sauce Shredded parmesan for garnish Fresh parsley for garnish

ingredients cont.

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Prepare pasta.


Boil water on stove and prepare pasta based on package instructions. Drain and set aside.

Flatten chicken breasts.


Use meat mallet to flatten to an even thickness. Season with salt and pepper on both sides.

Create egg wash. 


On a plate, mix together bread crumbs and parmesan cheese. In a bowl whisk together egg and water.

Coat chicken.


Coat each chicken breast in the egg wash, then coat each side in breadcrumb mixture.

Cook chicken.


Heat half of the olive oil in skillet. Cook chicken until golden brown and cooked through.

Heat pepper flakes.


Place remaining olive oil in large pot. Add red pepper flakes and cook until fragrant (30 seconds).

Cook veggies.


Add tomatoes and mushrooms to pot. Cook until warmed through. Add spinach and stir until wilted.

Add pasta.


Stir in pasta with both jars of sauce. Stir until everything is well combined.

Slice chicken.


Slice chicken before serving over bowls of the pasta and sauce. Top with parsley and parmesan.

Store leftovers.


Store chicken and pasta in separate, airtight containers for up to two weeks.