Easy Chicken Penne Pasta Recipe

Easy Chicken Penne Pasta! This one pot wonder can be ready in under 30 minutes - perfect for busy evenings when time is of the essence. It's also great for even the pickiest eaters, so everyone at the table can enjoy a tasty meal together.


Units Scale
  • 12 ounces penne pasta
  • 24 ounce jar pasta sauce, use your favorite
  • 4 cloves garlic, pressed
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup small curd cottage cheese
  • 2 cups cooked chicken, diced or shredded
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded


  1. Boil water in pot or large skillet and cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
  2. Add pasta sauce, pressed garlic, pepper flakes and cottage cheese to skillet and heat until bubbly and hot. Add the chicken and cook until the chicken is heated through. Stir in the pasta and mozzarella cheese. Taste for seasoning, add salt and/or pepper as needed.
  3. Serve hot with parmesan cheese.

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