Penne and Chicken Tenderloins with Spiced Tomato Sauce

Penne and Chicken Tenderloins with Spiced Tomato Sauce

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 1

    teaspoon ground fennel seed

  • 1

    teaspoon dried basil

  • ½

    teaspoon salt

  • ½

    teaspoon ground coriander

  • ¼

    teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 1

    pound chicken breast tenders, cut into (1-inch) pieces

  • 1

    tablespoon olive oil

  • 4

    garlic cloves, minced

  • 4

    cups canned diced tomatoes, undrained

  • 1

    cup white wine

  • 8

    ounces uncooked penne

  • ¼

    cup (1 ounce) freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese

  • ¼

    cup chopped fresh basil

Directions

Combine first 5 ingredients in a small bowl; rub over chicken. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 4 minutes, turning once. Remove from heat; set aside. Reduce heat to medium. Add garlic; sauté 30 seconds or until garlic is soft. Add tomatoes and wine, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes. Add chicken, and simmer 5 minutes. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain. Toss pasta with sauce in a large bowl. Sprinkle with cheese and basil.


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