ITALIAN CREAMY TUSCAN CHICKEN PASTA

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Italian Creamy Tuscan Chicken Pasta

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Servings 8

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

Instructions
 

  • Season both sides of the chicken tenders with salt and pepper.
  • Place a large cast-iron skillet on the stove and turn the heat to medium-high.
  •  Fill the skillet with olive oil and allow it to become hot.
  • Place the chicken tenders and cook until golden brown.
  • Place the chicken tenders on a plate and allow them to cool.
  • Slice the chicken tenders into small cubes.
  • Place a saucepan on the stove and turn the heat to medium.
  • Add in the butter and allow it to melt.
  • Add in the garlic, sun drained tomatoes, and spinach, then sauté until aromatic and wilted.
  • Add in the cream cheese and simmer.
  • Remove from the heat and sprinkle Italian seasoning, salt, pepper, and a generous amount of grated Parmesan cheese.
  • Put the pasta and sliced chicken tenders, then stir until well combined.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Notes

Feel free to use other veggies instead of spinach.

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