Creamy Tuscan Chicken

Creamy Tuscan Chicken

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Creamy Tuscan Chicken

This is one of our favorite ways to prepare boneless, skinless chicken breasts. Made with heavy cream, chicken broth, Parmesan cheese, spinach, and sun-dried tomatoes. So simple, yet so special. Served over Artisan mushroom tagliatelle pasta, perfection. This is one of those recipes that comes together quickly and effortlessly. The flavors come together beautifully. One bite and you’ll be coming back for more. You can serve Creamy Tuscan Chicken over any style pasta you like but lately we have been into ‘Artisan’ style, flavored pasta. We served this creamy chicken dish over mushroom tagliatelle.

Evaporated Milk

If you want to ‘lighten’ up this dish, you can easily substitute low-fat evaporated milk for the heavy cream with the same great results. I always stock up on low-fat evaporated milk or evaporated milk when I go to the $1.00 store. Nothing can replace the distinctive flavor and creaminess that heavy cream brings to a dish but evaporated milk is easy to store and has a long shelf life.
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Creamy Tuscan Chicken
Prep Time
15 mins
 

A delicious main dish your whole family will love.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: All-American, Italian
Keyword: Chicken, pasta, spinach, sun-dried tomatoes
Servings: 6
: 242 kcal
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup heavy cream or evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup frozen spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 12 oz package Artisanal mushroom tagliatelle pasta
Directions
  1. In a large skillet add olive oil and cook the chicken on medium high heat for 3-5 minutes on each side or until brown on each side and cooked until no longer pink in center. Remove chicken and set aside on a plate.
  2. Add the heavy cream or evaporated milk, chicken broth, garlic powder, italian seasoning, and parmesan cheese. Whisk over medium high heat until it starts to thicken. Add the spinach and sundried tomatoes and let it simmer until the spinach starts to wilt. Add the chicken back to the pan, heat through. Serve over pasta

Nutrition Facts
Creamy Tuscan Chicken
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 242 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Fat 23g35%
Saturated Fat 11g69%
Cholesterol 60mg20%
Sodium 264mg11%
Potassium 292mg8%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 3815IU76%
Vitamin C 12.4mg15%
Calcium 168mg17%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Carnation Evaporated Milk


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