Creamy Tuscan Chicken
Delicious Tuscan Chicken is full of great flavor with succulent chicken, spinach, tomatoes is a creamy cheesy garlic sauce
- 4 8-ounce boneless skinless Chicken Breasts (aproximately 2 pounds total)
- 1 ½ teaspoon Kosher salt
- 1 ½ teaspoon ground Black pepper
- 1 tablespoon Olive oil
- 2 tablespoon Unsalted butter
- 3 Garlic Cloves minced
- 3 cups fresh Spinach (one 5-ounce container)
- 1 ½ cup Cherry tomatoes halved
- 1 1/2 cups Half and half
- 2 tablespoon Italian parsley chopped
- ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
Sprinkle ½ tsp of salt and ½ tsp pepper on both sides of the chicken breasts to season.
In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the chicken to the skillet and cook for 5 - 7 minutes on each side, until cooked through. Remove from the pan.
Lower the heat to medium-low heat, and add the butter to the skillet. Once the butter has melted, saute the garlic 2 - 3 minutes.
Stir in the spinach and tomatoes until the spinach is mostly wilted.
Sir the half and half, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon pepper, and Italian seasoning into the skillet. Bring to a simmer.
Stir in the parsley and Parmesan cheese. Stir frequently over medium high heat until the sauce begins to thicken (aproximately 5 minutes).
Add the chicken back into the pan and spoon the sauce over it until covered.
Calories: 278kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 60mg | Sodium: 1710mg | Potassium: 411mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 3156IU | Vitamin C: 23mg | Calcium: 280mg | Iron: 2mg