The BEST Chicken Pasta Puttanesca Recipe
Pasta is pretty much our favorite in my house. Seems like my kids love pasta as much as I do. This Chicken Pasta Puttanesca recipe is easy to make and super delicious. This is a really quick and easy recipe to put together with out of this world unique flavors that are combined to make this pasta puttanesca. Packed with chicken, olives, and capers.
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What is Pasta Puttanesca
A puttanesca is an Italian pasta dish that was originally invented in Naples. The main ingredients of a puttaneca include tomatoes, olive oil, anchovies, olives, capers and garlic.
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How to make this Chicken Pasta Puttanesca:
Chicken Pasta Puttanesca
Classic pasta puttanesca with olives, capers, whole wheat pasta, and sautéed chicken.
- 1 Tbsp Olive oil or Ghee
- 3/4 Pound Boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
- ½ Cup Diced onion
- 1 Tsp Minced garlic
- 1/3 Cup Halved kalamata olives
- 2 Tbsp Capers
- 8 ounces Whole wheat penne pasta
- 2 Cups Marinara sauce
- 1 Tbsp Parsley
- salt and pepper to taste
Heat the olive oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Bring a pot of salted water to a boil.
Cook the pasta according to package directions.
While the pasta is cooking, season the chicken with salt and pepper and add it to the pan.
Add the onion to the pan.
Cook for 5-7 minutes or until golden brown and cooked through.
Add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds.
Add the olives, capers and marinara sauce to the pan and bring to a simmer.
Drain the pasta and add it to the chicken mixture; toss to coat.
Sprinkle with parsley and serve.