Creamy ZENB Penne with Chicken, Rosemary, & Parmesan


PREP TIME 7 minutes

COOK TIME 23 minutes

TOTAL TIME 30 minutes

Nutrition Facts


Serving Size: 547g
Servings: 4

Calories: 650

Amount per Serving*% Daily Value
Total Fat20g26%
Saturated Fat6g30%
Dietary Fiber12g43%
Total Sugar6g
Vitamin A 6%
Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 164mg 15%
Iron 6mg 35%
Potassium 1176mg 25%
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.


ZENB Pasta Variety

A delicious way to enjoy ZENB Penne Pasta, this recipe makes a creamy dish that is both low in calories and agood source of protein. Make this dish in just 30 minutes and we are confident you will want to keep coming back to it.


  • 12 ounces ZENB Penne Pasta made from 100% Yellow Peas, uncooked
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 pound trimmed boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 8 ounces sliced mushrooms
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1/2 cup half & half
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 small lemon, juiced



Cook ZENB Pasta as directed on package. Drain.


Meanwhile, heat 1 tablespoon oil in large skillet on medium-high heat until shimmering. Season chicken with ¼ teaspoon each, salt & pepper. Add chicken to skillet cook undisturbed 2-3 minutes until browned. Stir 1-2 minutes until done; transfer to clean plate.


Reduce heat to medium; add remaining oil to pan. Add mushrooms, onions, garlic and remaining salt. Cook 4-6 minutes, or until onions are softened. Stir in wine and stock; cook 7-9 minutes while scraping up the browned bits on bottom of pan. Add half & half, cheese and rosemary. Bring mixture to a simmer; add chicken and any juices, pasta and lemon juice. Mix gently until cheese is melted and well combined. Garnish with additional freshly ground pepper before serving.

Tasty Tips

For 2 servings, this recipe can easily be cut in half.

Pecorino Romano cheese is an aged hard cheese made with sheep’s milk. It has a sharp, salty flavor that would make a great substitute for the Parmesan.

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