Close up view of a bite of tuscan chicken and pasta

Creamy Tuscan Chicken Pasta

Toss al dente pasta and seasoned chicken strips in a flavorful, creamy Tuscan sauce!

Recipe By: Madeline
Prep: 10 minutesCook: 30 minutesTotal: 40 minutes
Servings: 4 servings 1x


  • 8oz pasta
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • ¼ tsp crushed red pepper
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • ½ cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • ½ cup julienne cut sun dried tomatoes or whole sun dried tomatoes cut into slices
  • 6oz fresh spinach


  1. Boil pasta in heavily salted water. Reserve ½ cup of pasta water before draining pasta. 
  2. Slice chicken breasts in half and then into thin slices. Toss chicken in salt, garlic powder, oregano, basil and crushed red pepper.
  3. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add seasoned chicken to the pan and cook for 5-6 minutes tossing occasionally.
  4. Remove chicken from skillet and reduce heat to medium-low. Place tomato paste, heavy cream, parmesan cheese and pasta water in the pan and mix until a smooth sauce remains.
  5. Mix the sun dried tomatoes and spinach into the sauce and simmer until the spinach wilts.
  6. Pour the cooked pasta and chicken into the pot and toss to coat in the sauce.
  7. Serve with freshly grated parmesan cheese


  • Make this recipe gluten free by using gluten free pasta
  • Use any addition vegetables you want like sauteed onion and mushroom
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