Italian Penne

Italian Penne in wooden bowl
Photo: Karla Conrad
Total Time:
35 mins


  • 3 ounce dried whole grain penne pasta (1 cup)

  • Nonstick cooking spray

  • cup chopped onion (1 small)

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 14.5 ounce can no-salt-added diced tomatoes, undrained

  • 1 ¼ cup chopped roma tomatoes

  • 1 14 ounce can quartered artichokes, drained and halved

  • 1 cup chopped cooked chicken breast

  • ¼ cup Kalamata olives, sliced

  • teaspoon salt

  • teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 2 ounce fresh mozzarella cheese, coarsely chopped

  • 2 tablespoon fresh basil leaves


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside.

  2. Lightly coat a large saucepan with cooking spray; heat over medium heat. Add onion; cook about 3 minutes or just until tender. Add garlic; cook for 1 minute more. Stir in tomatoes, artichokes, chicken, and olives. Cook and stir about 5 minutes or until heated through. Stir in cooked penne, tossing gently to heat through. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Top with fresh mozzarella cheese and basil.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

256 Calories
6g Fat
30g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 256
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 40mg 13%
Sodium 614mg 27%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 19g
Vitamin C 17.7mg 89%
Calcium 171.6mg 13%
Iron 3.8mg 21%
Potassium 336mg 7%
Folate, total 12.1mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.3mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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