Creamy ZENB Penne with Chicken, Rosemary, & Parmesan


PREP TIME 7 minutes

COOK TIME 23 minutes

TOTAL TIME 30 minutes

Nutritional Facts


Serving Size: 547g

Calories: 647

Amount per Serving*
Total Fat 20g
Saturated Fat 5.6g
Salt 2mg
Carbohydrates 51.1g
Fibre 12g
Protein 43g
* 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.


Penne Pasta

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


  • 1 box (340g) ZENB Penne Pasta made from 100% Yellow Peas, uncooked
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 453g trimmed boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 226g sliced mushrooms
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 237ml dry white wine
  • 237ml chicken stock
  • 120ml single cream
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 small lemon, juiced



Cook ZENB Pasta as directed on packageDrain. 


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 min. until browned. Stir 1-2 min. 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 min., or until onions are softened. Stir in wine and stock; cook 7-9 min. while scraping up the browned bits on bottom of pan. Add single cream, 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 flavour that would make a great substitute for the Parmesan.