ITALIAN CREAMY TUSCAN CHICKEN PASTA

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Prep Time: 10 mins | Cook Time: 20 mins | Total Time: 30 mins | Yield: 8 Servings

Another delicious pasta dish that will surely satisfy your cravings for a creamy and cheesy bowl of noodles! Give it a try and enjoy!

Ingredients:

2 tablespoons olive oil

2 tablespoons unsalted butter

2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon black pepper

1 teaspoon Italian seasoning

2 garlic cloves

3 c baby spinach

8 ounces sun-dried tomatoes in oil drained

3 c heavy cream

1/2 c Parmesan cheese

1/2 pound penne pasta

Directions:

Step 1: Season both sides of the chicken tenders with salt and pepper.

Step 2: Place a large cast-iron skillet on the stove and turn the heat to medium-high.

Step 3: Fill the skillet with olive oil and allow it to become hot.

Step 4: Place the chicken tenders and cook until golden brown.

Step 5: Place the chicken tenders on a plate and allow them to cool.

Step 6: Slice the chicken tenders into small cubes.

Step 7: Place a saucepan on the stove and turn the heat to medium.

Step 8: Add in the butter and allow it to melt.

Step 9: Add in the garlic, sun drained tomatoes, and spinach, then sauté until aromatic and wilted.

Step 10: Add in the cream cheese and simmer.

Step 11: Remove from the heat and sprinkle Italian seasoning, salt, pepper, and a generous amount of grated Parmesan cheese.

Step 12: Put the pasta and sliced chicken tenders, then stir until well combined.

Step 13: Serve and enjoy!

Notes:

Feel free to use other veggies instead of spinach.

Nutrition Facts:

Calories: 497kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 118mg | Sodium: 501mg | Potassium: 1113mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1911IU | Vitamin C: 34mg | Calcium: 209mg | Iron: 2mg

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