One-Pan Chicken Parm with ZENB Penne Pasta


PREP TIME 10 minutes

COOK TIME 40 minutes

TOTAL TIME 50 minutes

Nutrition Facts


Serving Size: 493g
Servings: 6

Calories: 520

Amount per Serving*% Daily Value
Total Fat19g24%
Saturated Fat5g25%
Dietary Fiber7g25%
Total Sugar7g
Vitamin A 15%
Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 309mg 25%
Iron 4mg 20%
Potassium 681mg 15%
* 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.


This low calorie Chicken Parm recipe is a great way to enjoy your ZENB Penne Pasta. We love recipes that only use one-pan, it makes the cooking and cleaning process much easier. This recipe provides protein, along with the delicious flavor of the classic chicken parm dish. Enjoy!


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1/4 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 jar (24 ounces) marinara sauce
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 box (12 ounces) ZENB Penne Pasta made from 100% Yellow Peas, uncooked
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup loosely packed basil leaves



Heat 1 tablespoon oil in large deep skillet on medium heat. Add panko; stir to combine. Cook 8-10 minutes stirring frequently, until golden brown. Transfer breadcrumbs to small bowl; stir in Parmesan.


Wipe out skillet; heat remaining oil on medium-high heat. Add chicken; sprinkle with salt, pepper and oregano. Cook chicken 5-7 minutes until done. Stir in marinara sauce, water, and ZENB Pasta. Bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover. Cook 13-15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pasta is tender. Sprinkle top with mozzarella; cook 1-2 minutes until melted.


Garnish with toasted bread crumbs and basil immediately before serving.

Tasty Tips

Make this dish meatless by substituting 2 large globe eggplants, chopped, for the chicken.

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