Italian Chicken and Prosciutto Pasta Skillet

Italian Chicken and Prosciutto Pasta Skillet

Italian Chicken and Prosciutto Pasta Skillet  – delicious recipe that perfectly combines all the flavors: prosciutto, chicken, pasta, peppers, zucchini and flavorful thick and hearty roasted garlic tomato sauce!

This pasta recipe is true comfort food! It absorbs all the wonderful flavors in the dish, and with every bite, you taste all the delicious and flavorful ingredients.

By combining our love for Italian food, I was able to create a delicious recipe to add to our family dinner traditions for years to come and I can’t wait to share it with you all. It’s easy, comforting and ready in about 30 minutes.

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I love Ragu’s Homestyle pasta sauce because the dishes come out great every time I use this sauce. They are also free of artificial flavors, artificial colors or high fructose corn syrup. In today’s dish, I used the Homestyle Thick and Hearty Roasted Garlic Sauce. It’s thick and hearty, and so flavorful! There are several different varieties available, so make sure you check them out here.

Italian Chicken and Prosciutto Pasta Skillet

As Fall draws near and days become shorter, I am loving all these quick and easy comfort recipes. And with an easy shortcut, this recipe is a great addition to your weekly meal plan. You have probably seen several other Ragu recipes on the blog if you have been following my culinary adventures. That is because I am a huge fan of their Homestyle sauces. They are healthy, and so flavorful, and make every meal taste amazing! Their sauces are definitely a staple in my pantry.

Italian Chicken and Prosciutto Pasta Skillet

If you are looking for an easy and delicious weeknight meal, your family will love this Italian Chicken and Prosciutto Pasta Skillet! This recipe makes a lot (about 6 servings) and refrigerates well. Hope you enjoy it!

How To Make Italian Chicken and Prosciutto Pasta Skillet

What you need

2 chicken breasts

1 tsp garlic powder

1 tsp paprika

salt and pepper, to taste

1 tsp Italian seasoning

1.5 cups uncooked Gluten-Free Penne pasta

2 Tbsp olive oil

1 green bell pepper, chopped

1 red bell pepper, chopped

1 medium onion, chopped

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 medium zucchini, sliced (about 1.5 cups)

½ cup chicken broth

1 cup Ragu tomato sauce

3-4 slices prosciutto, chopped

Instructions

Season chicken breasts on both sides with garlic powder, paprika, salt, pepper and Italian seasoning. Slice chicken breasts in about 1/2” strips. Cook chicken slices in a skillet over medium heat for about 10 minutes, turning halfway through, or until they are cooked through and no longer pink in center. Set aside on a plate.

While chicken is cooking, cook penne pasta according to package instructions.

Sautee onion, garlic, and peppers in the skillet over medium-high heat (about 5 minutes). Season with salt and pepper to taste. Add sliced zucchini and cook for couple more minutes, until zucchini is tender.

Pour chicken broth and tomato sauce to the skillet and stir well.

Add cooked pasta, chicken and prosciutto to the vegetable mixture in the skillet, and stir.

Serve warm and garnish with parsley or basil.

Italian Chicken and Prosciutto Pasta Skillet

If you’re looking for more great recipe ideas using Ragu’s Homestyle pasta sauces, visit Ragu’s website to learn more about the new line of Ragu Homestyle sauces. You can find tons of great ideas for your next weeknight dinner. They have Spicy Veggie Quesadillas, Rustic Italian Bowls, Spaghetti Puttanesca and more!

5 from 6 votes
Italian Chicken and Prosciutto Pasta Skillet
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Italian Chicken and Prosciutto Pasta Skillet
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

This Italian Chicken and Prosciutto Pasta Skillet recipe is true comfort food! It absorbs all the wonderful flavors in the dish.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 6
Calories: 361 kcal
Author: Delicious Meets Healthy
Ingredients
  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1.5 cups uncooked Gluten-Free Penne pasta
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 green bell pepper chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper chopped
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 medium zucchini sliced (about 1.5 cups)
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup Ragu tomato sauce
  • 3-4 slices prosciutto chopped
Instructions
  1. Season chicken breasts on both sides with garlic powder, paprika, salt, pepper and Italian seasoning. Slice chicken breasts in about 1/2” strips. Cook chicken slices in a skillet over medium heat for about 10 minutes, turning halfway through, or until they are cooked through and no longer pink in center. Set aside on a plate.
  2. While chicken is cooking, cook penne pasta according to package instructions.
  3. Sautee onion, garlic, and peppers in the skillet over medium-high heat (about 5 minutes). Season with salt and pepper to taste. Add sliced zucchini and cook for couple more minutes, until zucchini is tender.
  4. Pour chicken broth and tomato sauce to the skillet and stir well.
  5. Add cooked pasta, chicken and prosciutto to the vegetable mixture in the skillet, and stir.
  6. Serve warm and garnish with parsley or basil.
Nutrition Facts
Italian Chicken and Prosciutto Pasta Skillet
Amount Per Serving (294 g)
Calories 361 Calories from Fat 128
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14.2g 22%
Saturated Fat 3.2g 16%
Polyunsaturated Fat 11g
Cholesterol 117mg 39%
Sodium 581mg 24%
Total Carbohydrates 20.2g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2.4g 10%
Sugars 5g
Protein 37.4g 75%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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This Italian Chicken and Prosciutto Pasta Skillet recipe is true comfort food! It absorbs all the wonderful flavors in the dish.

12 comments on Italian Chicken and Prosciutto Pasta Skillet

  • Richard Hicks

    This really looks appetizing and I like it is only 30 min to prepare,

    • Delicious Meets Healthy (author)

      Thanks, Richard!

  • Megan Marlowe

    This pasta dish looks perfect. Anything with prosciutto is great in my book!

    • Delicious Meets Healthy (author)

      I know, prosciutto is the bomb! And that pasta sauce is amazing! 🙂

  • Meka Johnson

    This is my kind of recipe. It’s easy to follow, healthy and looks delicious! Can’t wait to try it.

    • Delicious Meets Healthy (author)

      Thanks, Meka! Hope you enjoy it! 🙂

  • Brandon Sparks

    This really does look amazing. I am going to have to make this for the family. Thank you..

    • Delicious Meets Healthy (author)

      Thanks, Brandon! Hope you and your family enjoy it! 🙂

  • Brian Jones

    I don’t think there is anything more comforting than a big pot of tasty pasta, this looks delicious!

  • Elizabeth

    Yum! Such a hearty and yummy looking family meal! My kids would love this, I think!

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