Creamy Parmesan and Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken Penne

Creamy Parmesan and Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken Penne

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"Dinner can be ready in less than 30 minutes with this great-tasting chicken and pasta recipe."
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25 m servings 289 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 289 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 17.1 g
  • 26%
  • Carbs:
  • 16.1g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 17.2 g
  • 34%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 85 mg
  • 28%
  • Sodium:
  • 258 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Cook pasta as directed on package. Drain well.
  2. Meanwhile, melt butter in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook and stir 5 minutes or until lightly browned. Add Seasoning Mix, tomatoes, cream and cheese. Bring to boil, stirring constantly with wire whisk until well blended. Reduce heat to low; simmer 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in pasta; toss gently to coat. Serve with additional Parmesan cheese, if desired.


  • Tips: Shrimp Variation: Use 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined, in place of the chicken. Cook and stir shrimp in melted butter 2 minutes. Continue as directed.


  1. 96 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

I made this tonight and my whole family really enjoyed it. The next time I make it I will definitely add mushrooms. It was simple and quick and great to have a meal that only requires 1 pot an...

Most helpful critical review

This was a little bland as is for my liking. Next time I will add tomato with chili, onions, garlic, and bacon. When re-heating the left overs I added some bacon and that really enhanced the f...

I made this tonight and my whole family really enjoyed it. The next time I make it I will definitely add mushrooms. It was simple and quick and great to have a meal that only requires 1 pot an...

This was pretty good. I thought it had too much flavor though from the McCormick package. I think next time I will use half of it and add some bigger tomato pieces and mushrooms.

This was a quick dish to make! I was surprised at how great it tasted. Something you might find at an Italian restaurant. I added some mushrooms and spinach for extra veggies. I will be making...

This is one of my favorite McCormick Gourmet spice mixes! I love creamy pasta dishes...especially with chicken! I used light cream instead of heavy cream and it was still delicious! These spice ...

I've tried most of the new McCormick Gourmet Recipe Mixes and this one is at the top of my list. Everyone loved it. Leftovers reheated really well. So quick and easy to prepare!

SO very simple and delicious. A very easy way to solve a weeknight dinner problem. We all enjoyed it.

This was fantastic! We couldn't find the McCormack seasoning for sun-dried tomatoes. Instead we used the Sweet Basil and Oregano Bruschetta seasoning and it was delicious. Also, some of us ad...

Great flavors! I made as written & it was very tastey.. I made it a 2nd time and added pancetta and peas...absolutely delicious. (If you don't like pancetta- throw in some precooked bacon! Gott...

This was fantastic! It was really easy to prepare, so, it would be perfect for a weeknight meal. The flavor from the spice pack was so good! I will try what another reviewer did and try ligh...

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