Gluten-Free One Pot Chicken Paprikash Penne

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This Gluten-Free One-Pot Chicken Paprikash Penne is the most flavourful creamy chicken pasta dish. The chicken is seasoned with spices such as marjoram, paprika and thyme, typical spices used in Hungarian cuisine. And for added creaminess, sour cream! YUM

Classic Hungarian chicken paprikash is cooked in a lightly spiced sauce with added creaminess of sour cream. This chicken dish is typically served over noodles or with rice.

 

chicken paprikash pasta, gluten-free

 

If you are looking for something meatier, one of our most downloaded recipes is the Authentic Hungarian Goulash. The next time you crave a warming hearty beef stew, try the goulash. It is a real pleaser ♥

a simple gluten-free chicken pasta recipe…

To simplify this chicken paprikash recipe, I made the entire meal in one pot. Yes, pasta and chicken all in one. The one-pot makes this gluten-free chicken pasta dinner quick and simple.

 

chicken paprikash penne, gluten free

 

most flavourful penne dish….

The penne is cooked in rich and flavourful chicken sauce. The pasta will absorb the flavours from the sauce, making it so so good!

Is chicken paprikash penne Italian or Hungarian recipe?

A great question! The chicken paprikash is a Hungarian recipe. By adding pasta, the recipe ended up with an Italian twist. I think of it as Hungary meets Italy, an amazing combo of flavours and textures.

only 25 minutes of cooking time…

This one-pot wonder takes only 25 minutes to cook, making this an easy gluten-free weeknight meal. The pasta smothered with the most flavourful sauce makes this chicken dinner insanely delicious. Even the pickiest eater will love this pasta dish. 

4 simple steps for a quick gluten-free weeknight pasta meal!

Season the chicken pieces with a combination of herbs and spices

Sauté the onions with garlic in olive oil and brown the seasoned chicken

Add chicken stock, tomato sauce and bell peppers. Cover and cook for 5 minutes

 

gluten-free penne pasta

 

Add the gluten-free pasta and cook until al dente, then stir in the sour cream and parsley and set aside for 15 minutes. By allowing the dish to rest, the sauce will thicken to perfection. Done and ready to serve. Why not add a gluten-free garlic cheese flatbread?

What I love about this recipe is the easy cleanup, only one pot 🙂 When cooler weather hits, there is nothing more satisfying than creamy pasta with tasty chicken. I hope you will give this gluten-free pasta dinner recipe a try. You will not be disappointed.

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. GF ground paprika
  • 1 Tbsp. GF whole marjoram
  • 1 tsp. GF whole thyme
  • 1 ½ tsp. sea salt
  • ½ tsp. GF cayenne pepper flakes, optional
  • 1 lb. skinless, boneless chicken breast, cut into bite size pieces
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cups GF chicken stock
  • ½ cup pure tomato sauce
  • 1 red or yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup fat reduced sour cream
  • ½ cup chopped fresh parsley plus some for topping
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    Instructions

  • Mix paprika, marjoram, thyme, salt and cayenne pepper. Season the chicken with half the seasoning and set aside
  • In a large heavy bottom pot, sauté the onions in olive oil until soft, about 5 minutes. Add chicken and garlic and cook over medium heat until the chicken is browned. About 5 minutes
  • Add the remaining seasoning, chicken stock, tomato sauce and bell peppers. Cover and cook over medium heat for 5 minutes. Add the pasta and cook for 10 more minutes or until the penne is al dente, cooked but firm to bite.
  • Combine sour cream with parsley and stir into the pasta. Bring to a boil and remove the pot from the heat and cover. Rest for 15 minutes, the sauce thickens and the pasta will absorb the flavours.
  • To serve, give it a good stir and top with extra fresh parsley
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