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Creamy Garlic Tuscan Chicken
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Creamy Garlic Tuscan Chicken

Ingredients

  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1 shallot
  • 1 1/2 cups spinach
  • 1 1/2 # chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream* (optional)
  • 4 oz sun dried tomatoes in oil*
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup orzo (optional)
  • 2 tsp dijon
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 2 T olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper

Instructions

  • Cook 1 cup orzo (optional) according to package directions.
  • Mince 4 cloves garlic.
  • Chop 1 shallot.
  • Cut 1½# chicken breasts in half lengthwise. Sprinkle chicken breasts on both sides w/ salt.
  • Heat 2T olive oil in a large skillet over med-high heat. Brown chicken for 6-7 mins on each side and remove from pan. 
  • Add 1 chopped shallot and 4 minced garlic cloves to pan and cook, stirring, ~2 mins.
  • Add 4oz drained sun dried tomatoes, 1/2 cup heavy cream, 1/2 cup chicken broth, 2 tsp Dijon, 1/4 tsp salt, 1 tsp Italian seasoning and 1/4 tsp pepper.
  • Stir in ~1½ cups spinach. Top mixture w/ chicken breasts, cover and simmer for ~3-5 mins until chicken is cooked through.
  • Serve chicken and sauce over top of orzo, if using.

Notes

*Read ingredient list to avoid added gluten, sugars & msg.