Penne, Tomato and Chicken Pronto  

Penne, Tomato and Chicken Pronto

Ontario Field or Greenhouse Tomatoes provide many new ideas to keep pasta lovers coming back for more. The ongoing love affair with pasta is far from over. This version can be prepared with a wide variety of pasta from penne and fusilli to bow shapes or more traditional macaroni.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time:  10 minutes - Serves 4
2 cups (500 mL)
penne pasta
3 tbsp (45 mL) olive oil
1 lb (500 g) boneless chicken breasts,
cut into narrow strips
2 cloves Ontario Garlic, minced
1/2 cup (125 mL) sherry, white wine or chicken broth
1/2 tsp (2 mL) dried thyme
1/2 tsp (2 mL) dried oregano
1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
1/4 tsp (1 mL) pepper
2 medium Ontario Greenhouse Tomatoes, coarsely chopped
4 Ontario Green Onions, sliced
8 pitted black olives, sliced
1/4 cup (50 mL) grated Parmesan cheese

Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, heat oil in large frypan. Sauté chicken with garlic until lightly browned. Add sherry, thyme, oregano, salt and pepper; simmer 3 to 4 minutes. Stir in tomatoes, onions and olives; simmer about 2 minutes. Drain pasta; add chicken mixture and Parmesan cheese and toss well to combine.

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