F&W’s Justin Chapple uses only six ingredients in his simple and spicy pasta; it’s a perfect weeknight meal. Slideshow: More Penne Pasta Recipes 

Justin Chapple
May 2015

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© Andrew Purcell

Recipe Summary

total:
30 mins
Yield:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a pot of salted boiling water, cook the penne until al dente. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup of the cooking water.

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  • Wipe out the pot; add the chicken, peppers and oil. Cook over moderate heat, stirring occasionally, until hot, 6 minutes. Add the penne and cooking water and cook, tossing, until hot, 3 minutes. Season with salt; stir in the basil and serve.

Suggested Pairing

Pair this penne dish with a fresh, juicy, pear-scented Piedmontese white.

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