Chicken Pasta Puttanesca

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This Classic Chicken Pasta Puttanesca recipe is to die for! It is made with olives, capers, whole wheat pasta, and sautéed chicken. Easy to make pasta recipes that the whole family can enjoy, even the little ones.

Chicken Pasta Puttanesca

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 flavors that are combined to make this pasta puttanesca.  Packed with chicken, olives, and capers.

Once you make this recipe it will be one of your all-time favorite recipes. You can make this recipe with shrimps instead if you prefer. If you make this Chicken Pasta Puttanesca and like it please share in on your social media pages and tag me so I can see it

Chicken Pasta Puttanesca

Once you make this recipe it will be one of your all-time favorite recipes. You can make this recipe with shrimps instead if you prefer. If you make this Chicken Pasta Puttanesca and like it please share in on your social media pages and tag me so I can see it.

HOW TO MAKE PASTA PUTTANESCA

  • 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.

Chicken Pasta Puttanesca

What is Pasta Puttanesca

It is an Italian pasta dish that is said to have originally been invented in Naples. The main ingredients of a puttanesca include tomatoes, olive oil, anchovies, olives, capers, and garlic.

What is Puttanesca sauce made out of

Puttasecan sauce is made out of a garlicky tomato sauce, which can be canned tomato sauce, olive oil, anchovies, olives, capers, and garlic.

How long does puttanesca sauce last

Store the sauce in an airtight container and keep in the fridge for up to 3-4 days.

Chicken Pasta Puttanesca

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Chicken Pasta Puttanesca

Chicken Pasta Puttanesca

Classic pasta puttanesca with olives, capers, whole wheat pasta, and sautéed chicken.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
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Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 374kcal
Author: Rena

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • 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.

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Nutrition

Calories: 374kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 1036mg | Potassium: 758mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 680IU | Vitamin C: 12.4mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 1.7mg
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