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Creamy Tuscan Chicken Pasta
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15 INGREDIENTS • 7 STEPS • 30MINS

Creamy Tuscan Chicken Pasta

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Give Creamy Tuscan Chicken Pasta a try when you need an easy weeknight meal that will make the family smile! This flavorful recipe is just as yummy as it is simple to make. Your taste buds will love the creamy flavors of sautéed garlic, spinach, and tomatoes. A burst of flavor can be added with some freshly grated parmesan cheese or basil to give it a delicious final touch.
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Give Creamy Tuscan Chicken Pasta a try when you need an easy weeknight meal that will make the family smile! This flavorful recipe is just as yummy as it is simple to make. Your taste buds will love the creamy flavors of sautéed garlic, spinach, and tomatoes. A burst of flavor can be added with some freshly grated parmesan cheese or basil to give it a delicious final touch.
30MINS
Total Time
$7.40
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
4
us / metric
Rigatoni
1 lb
Rigatoni
Water
6 cups
Water
up to 8 cups
Salt
as needed
Salt
plus more to taste
Ground Black Pepper
as needed
Ground Black Pepper
plus more to taste
Italian Seasoning
1 Tbsp
Italian Seasoning
Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
2 tsp
Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
Garlic
2 cloves
Garlic, minced
Fresh Baby Spinach
3 cups
Fresh Baby Spinach
Sun-Dried Tomatoes in Olive Oil
2 cups
Sun-Dried Tomatoes in Olive Oil, drained, halved
Ground Nutmeg
1 pinch
Ground Nutmeg
Heavy Cream
3 cups
Heavy Cream
Fresh Parsley
1 Tbsp
Chopped Fresh Parsley
optional
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
1570
Fat
102.4 g
Protein
80.9 g
Carbs
85.8 g
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Author's Notes

Yields 4-6 servings.
Cooking InstructionsHide images
step 1
Bring a large pot of Water (6 cups), add salt and bring to a boil. Add the Rigatoni (1 lb) and cook until al dente according to the package instructions about 10-12 minutes.
step 2
Meanwhile, season Boneless, Skinless Chicken Thighs (2 lb) with Salt (as needed) and Ground Black Pepper (as needed).
step 3
Heat the Unsalted Butter (2 Tbsp) in a large pan. Once melted, cook the chicken over medium-high heat for about 4-5 minutes.
step 4
Reduce the heat to medium heat. Then add Garlic (2 cloves), Sun-Dried Tomatoes in Olive Oil (2 cups), Italian Seasoning (1 Tbsp), Ground Nutmeg (1 pinch), and Crushed Red Pepper Flakes (2 tsp). Add the Heavy Cream (3 cups) and let it come to a simmer for 1-2 minutes.
step 5
Drain the pasta and add the cooked pasta to the pan along with the Fresh Baby Spinach (3 cups) and let the spinach wilt for about 2-3 minutes.
step 6
Remove from heat and add Grated Parmesan Cheese (1/2 cup) and more salt and pepper if needed.
step 7
Serve with Fresh Parsley (1 Tbsp) if desired.
step 7 Serve with Fresh Parsley (1 Tbsp) if desired.
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Chicken
Shellfish-Free
Dinner
Quick & Easy
Pasta
Italian
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