Tuscan Chicken and Pasta

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Tuscan Chicken and Pasta

Recipe by Julia Pacheco Course: DinnerCuisine: ItalianDifficulty: Easy


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  • 1 tbs olive oil

  • 1 lb chicken breast, sliced in half horizontally thin

  • 2 tsp Italian seasoning, divided

  • 2 tsp salt, divided

  • 1 tsp pepper

  • 2 tbs butter

  • 2 tbs minced garlic

  • 2 1/4 cup chicken broth, divided

  • 2 tbs tomato paste

  • 1 1/4 cup half and half

  • 1/3 cup sun dried tomatoes

  • 1/2 lb fettuccini pasta

  • 1/3 cup parmesan cheese

  • 3 cups fresh spinach


  • Season the chicken on each side with 1 tsp of Italian seasoning and 1 tsp of salt.
  • To a large saute pan over medium heat add the oil once hot add in the chicken and cook for about 4-5 minutes on each side or until the chicken is completely cooked through. Remove the chicken to a separate plate and cut into bite sized pieces cover the plate with foil to keep the chicken warm.
  • To the same pan the chicken was cooked in add the butter over medium heat and let it melt down once melted add in the minced garlic, 1/2 cup of the chicken broth, tomato paste, 1 tsp Italian seasoning, and 1 tsp salt. Whisk well turn heat to low and let simmer for 2 minutes.
  • Add in the remaining chicken broth, half and half, and sun dried tomatoes bring mixture up to a simmer the add in the pasta and simmer stirring occasionally until the pasta is tender. (If the liquid line gets too low add in 1/2 of water in at a time until the pasta becomes tender)
  • Stir in the parmesan cheese and spinach let the spinach wilt down and enjoy!

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One Comment

  1. Hi! Half and half is not listed in the ingredient list, but is in the instructions. Chicken broth is listed twice in the ingredient list.

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