Chicken Pasta Puttanesca

Chicken Pasta Puttanesca

Classic pasta puttanesca with olives, capers, whole wheat pasta and sautéed chicken.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 374 kcal


  • 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


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pan over medium high heat. Bring a pot of salted water to a boil.

  2. Cook the pasta according to package directions.

  3. While the pasta is cooking, season the chicken with salt and pepper and add it to the pan.

  4. Add the onion to the pan.

  5. Cook for 5-7 minutes or until golden brown and cooked through.

  6. Add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds.

  7. Add the olives, capers and marinara sauce to the pan and bring to a simmer.

  8. Drain the pasta and add it to the chicken mixture; toss to coat.

  9. Sprinkle with parsley and serve.

Nutrition Facts
Chicken Pasta Puttanesca
Amount Per Serving
Calories 374 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 14%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 54mg 18%
Sodium 1036mg 43%
Potassium 758mg 22%
Total Carbohydrates 44g 15%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 7g
Protein 27g 54%
Vitamin A 13.6%
Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 3.1%
Iron 9.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.