Penne Pasta with Parmesan chicken

Posted: July 27, 2010 by incidentalcooksuman in Indian Food
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Penne Pasta with Parmesan chicken

I always use my leftovers to make a new dish. Its likes who wants to eat the same dish over and over again. So, when I had made chicken parmesan yesterday for dinner we had some leftovers of the same. In the morning I have decided to make this penne for our lunch with some tomato-pepper sauce and serve with the leftover parmesan chicken. so, here goes the simple recipe for the pasta dish:

Penne Pasta with Parmesan chicken

Penne Pasta with Parmesan chicken


  • 2 cups whole wheat penne pasta
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 small white onion, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 cups crushed tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli flakes
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • salt to taste
  • to taste freshly ground black pepper


  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and cook the pasta al dente. Drain and set aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan over medium high heat, add onions, garlic, red chili flakes, chopped green bell pepper and cook it for 2-3 minutes or until onions are translucent.
  • Now add crushed tomatoes, dried oregano, black pepper, salt to taste and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Now add the cooked penne pasta , grated parmesan cheese to the sauce and mix everything well.
  • Garnish with little of parmesan cheese on top and serve with the sliced parmesan chicken.
  1. shanthi says:

    Wonderful recipe and a lovely click

  2. satya says:

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  4. Swathi says:

    Penne with parmesan chicken looks delicious. nice one.

  5. Simply Life says:

    yum! what a delicious pasta dish!

  6. Valarmathi says:

    Delicious pasta, looks tempting.

  7. Deepa says:

    What a perfect way to use left over parmesan chicken.Mouthwatering dish

    Hamaree Rasoi

  8. the pic itself saying how yummy this one is.nice way of using the leftover parmesan chicken.when i saw ur previous post i really think about this combination.. good one dear

  9. Priya says:

    Such a droolworthy and tempting dishes together, my kids will definitely love this..

  10. Shriya says:

    Best combo. Love the recipe.

  11. Krishnaveni says:

    lovely pasta dish, with lots of flavours….loved it

  12. uma says:

    looks inviting!

  13. Mary says:

    What a perfect way to use leftovers. This really looks appetizing. I hope you have a wonderful day. Blessings…Mary

  14. Great idea to use leftover for making this delicious pasta, yummy….

  15. sayantani says:

    wow thats a superb idea. never tried to add any leftover in pasta but you made a super delectable dish.

  16. Aipi says:

    great use of leftover.. looks so good

  17. Tes says:

    Whenever we made chicken parmesan, there’ve never be a leftover 😦 but I love this recipe… I will need to sacrifice some portion to try it 🙂

  18. wow pic is so tempting and very nice recipe too…

  19. nisha says:

    Absolute comfort food suman…i love parmesan chicken and make it more or less the same way

  20. satya says:

    wow pasta looks soooo tempting,beautiful click makes me drooling here…i love this pasta

  21. Sree says:

    That looks very yummy and delicious!

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