Searching for a rustic pasta dish? Try Woolworths’ Speedy Tomato, Chicken & Olive Pasta. This flavorful meal is both delicious and simple, ready to enjoy in just 30 minutes—a perfect option for a speedy and satisfying dinner.

Pasta dishes are an excellent choice for family weeknight dinners! They are quick and easy to prepare. Pasta pairs perfectly with a range of sauces, proteins and vegetables, making it easy to suit everyone’s tastes!

Feel free to swap the veggies/proteins in this recipe for something that will suit you and your family!

Find all ingredients at Woolworths in Fraser Cove Shopping Centre.


  • Macro Organic penne pasta – 500g
  • Macro Organic Spanish extra virgin olive oil- 2 Tbsp
  • Macro Organic chicken breast fillets, thinly sliced – 500g
  • Brown onion, finely chopped – 1
  • Garlic cloves, crushed – 3
  • Italian parsley, stems and leaves separated, stems finely chopped – 1/4 bunch
  • Macro Organic passata – 700g
  • Whole kalamata olives, drained, deseeded, halved – 1/4 cup


  1. Cook pasta in a saucepan of boiling water according to packet instructions. Drain, reserve 1/2 cup of cooking liquid.
  2. Meanwhile, heat half the oil in a large, deep frying pan over medium-high heat. Cook chicken, stirring, for 4 minutes or until browned. Transfer to a plate.
  3. Heat the remaining oil in the same pan over medium heat. Cook onion, stirring, for 4 minutes or until softened. Add garlic and parsley stems and cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until fragrant. Add passata and olives and bring to the boil.
  4. Reduced heat to medium and simmer, uncovered, for 4 minutes or until mixture thickens slightly.
  5. Add chicken, pasta and reserved cooking liquid to pan and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes or until heated through. Divide among bowls, sprinkle with parsley leaves and season with pepper. Serve.

PER SERVE • Energy  1460Kj • Protein 26g • Total Fat 10g • Saturated Fat 2g • Carbohydrates 38g • Sugars 8g • Sodium 368mg

Dietary and nutritional info supplied by NZ Nutrition Foundation


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