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Creamy Parmesan & Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken Penne

Here comes the sun... dried tomatoes
Creamy Parmesan & Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken Penne

Courtesy of McCormick

Sliced chicken, sun-dried tomatoes and parmesan cheese star in this simple and scrumptious pasta dish. 

Courtesy of McCormick

Ready in
25 m
10 m
(prepare time)
15 m
(cook time)
Calories Per Serving


  • 2 Cups penne pasta
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 Pound chicken tenders
  • 1 Cup half-and-half
  • 2 Tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 can (14 1/2 ounces) petite diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/4 Cup chopped sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1 Teaspoon McCormick Gourmet™ Organic Italian Seasoning
  • 1/2 Teaspoon McCormick® California Style Coarse Grind Blend Onion Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon McCormick Gourmet™ Sicilian Sea Salt
  • 1/4 Teaspoon McCormick Gourmet™ Organic Coarse Grind Black Pepper
  • 3/4 Cups grated Parmesan cheese


Cook pasta as directed on package.

Drain well.

Meanwhile, melt butter in large skillet on medium-high heat.

Add garlic; cook and stir 30 seconds.

Add chicken; cook and stir 5 minutes or until lightly browned.

Mix half-and-half and cornstarch in small bowl until smooth.

Add to skillet along with tomatoes, sun-dried tomatoes, seasonings and Parmesan cheese.

Bring to boil, stirring constantly with wire whisk until well blended.

Reduce heat to low; simmer 5 minutes.

Stir in pasta; toss gently to coat.

Serve with additional Parmesan cheese, if desired.