Chicken with Tortellini Bake by girlwiththeironcast | Quick & Easy Recipe | The Feedfeed
Chicken with Tortellini Bake
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"This Tuscan Chicken with Tortellini is the perfect quick weeknight meal for the family. With spinach, garlic, sun dried tomatoes, and a delicious sauce to go with deliciously seared chicken."
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Details

Prep time 5mins
Cook time 25mins
Serves or Makes: 4 servings

Recipe

  • 4 skinless boneless chicken breast (or chicken thighs)
  • 4 cloves minced garlic
  • 6 ounces fresh spinach
  • 1/ 3 cup julienned sun dried tomatoes in oil
  • 1 tablespoons oil from sun dried tomato jar
  • 4 tablespoons divided olive oil
  • 1/ 2 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 1/ 2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes
  • 8 ounces 3 cheese tortellini
  • A small handful fresh chopped parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Method

  • Step 1

    Cook tortellini according to al dente package instructions, cover and set aside

  • Step 2

    Pound chicken breast to even thickness, season on both sides with salt and pepper. In a large skillet over medium/high heat, add 2 tbsp of oil and add chicken breast. Cook about 5-7 min each side (depending on thickness) until browned and cooked through. Remove from pan, cover, and set aside.

  • Step 3

    Lower the heat to medium. Add 2 tbsp of olive oil, crushed red pepper flakes, garlic, sun-dried tomatoes, and 1 tbsp of sun dried tomato oil to the pan and sauté for 1 min. Add in the spinach and cook another 2-3 min until it begins to wilt. Add chicken broth and stir then add heavy cream and stir another 2-4 min until liquid is reduced slightly and creamy.

  • Step 4

    Add tortellini and chicken to pan, stir to coat, and allow to cook for a minute to bring tortellini back to temperature. Top with parsley and serve, don’t forget to spoon some sauce over the top!