Penne with Chicken, Mushrooms and Capers
Servings Prep Time
6servings 15minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
6servings 15minutes
Cook Time
  • 1lb penne
  • 7Tbsps olive oildivided 2 + 2 + 3
  • 1large red onionthinly sliced then halve the slices
  • 4cloves garlicminced
  • 1 1/2tsps fresh rosemaryminced
  • 24oz sliced mushroomsmix of cremini, portabello, white etc
  • 1 1/2lbs chicken breast meatin 1″ cubes
  • 4Tbsps corn starch
  • salt and pepper for seasoning
  • 2 1/2cups chicken broth
  • 2Tbsps capers+ more for garnish
  • 1/2cup dry white wine
  • 1/4cup fresh parsleychopped
  • 1/3cup fresh grated parmesan
  1. Prepare all the ingredients for the dish. You will be cooking the chicken and other additions while the pasta cooks.
  2. Cook pasta according to manufacturer’s instructions. Drain but do not rinse.
  3. Saute the onion in 2 Tbsp of oil about 10 minutes. Transfer to a bowl.
  4. Add 2 more Tbsps of oil and the garlic and rosemary. Saute 30 seconds and transfer the garlic and rosemary to the bowl with the onions.
  5. Add the mushrooms and saute about 15 minutes and transfer to the bowl.
  6. Shake the chicken cubes in a sealed bag with the cornstarch and salt and pepper to coat.
  7. Heat the remaining 3 Tbsps oil in the skillet. Saute the chicken over medium high heat about 5 minutes till the outsides are brown. Add the broth, wine and capers. Simmer another 5 minutes until chicken is cooked through.
  8. Add the mushrooms and other ingredients from the bowl back to the pan. Simmer until the sauce thickens to coat the back of a spoon.
  9. Toss the chicken mixture with the pasta in a large serving bowl. Garnish with parsley and parmesan and serve warm.
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Penne with Chicken, Mushrooms and Capers
Amount Per Serving
Calories 758 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24g 37%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 100mg 33%
Sodium 1694mg 71%
Potassium 493mg 14%
Total Carbohydrates 75g 25%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 4g
Protein 53g 106%
Vitamin A 18%
Vitamin C 18%
Calcium 13%
Iron 33%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.