Barilla® Red Lentil Penne

with Chicken Garlic, Red Pepper Flakes, Madras Curry, and Cherry Tomatoes

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Ingredients 4 Servings

  • 1 box Barilla® Red Lentil Penne
  • 2 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • ¼ tsp red chili flakes
  • 1 tsp Madras curry powder
  • 1 Chicken breast, small diced
  • 1 pint Colorful cherry tomatoes
  • ½ cup Pecorino Romano Cheese (Optional)
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  • Bring water to a boil and season with salt.
  • Cook the pasta 1 minute less than required cooking time.
  • Meanwhile, sauté garlic, chili flakes and curry powder in olive oil for 2 minutes.
  • Add the chicken breast and brown for 1 minute per side.
  • Add 1 cup of cooking liquid and the cherry tomatoes bring to a boil.
  • Drain pasta and toss with sauce, continue cooking in the skillet for 1-2 minutes.
  • Remove the skillet from the heat and fold in the cheese if desired.
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