Tuscan Chicken Simmer

Tuscan Chicken Simmer

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"A quick but flavorful dish is on the table in under half an hour when you use pesto and cream cheese to make a sauce for chicken breasts. Cherry tomatoes add color, and a 5-cheese blend adds extra flavor."
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Ingredients

25 m servings
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Directions

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  1. Heat large nonstick skillet sprayed with cooking spray on medium-high heat. Add chicken; cover. Cook 5 to 7 min. on each side or until done (165 degrees F). Remove chicken from skillet; cover to keep warm.
  2. Add next 4 ingredients to skillet. Cook, uncovered, on medium heat 2 min. or until heated through, stirring occasionally.
  3. Return chicken to skillet. Cook and stir 1 min. or until chicken is coated and heated through. Sprinkle with shredded cheese.

Footnotes

  • * Made with quality cheeses crafted in the USA.
  • Kraft Kitchens Tips
  • Healthy Living
  • Save 50 calories and 5 grams of fat per serving by preparing with PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese and KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Mozzarella Cheese.
  • Serving Suggestion
  • Spoon over hot cooked ravioli or fettuccine.

Reviews

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Most helpful positive review

This is so good, I have found the secret to a good flavor is to buy Itallian Pesto, it makes all the difference. I like to cut the chicken into bite size pieces, I have added broccoli to the ch...

Most helpful critical review

This just wasn't good, perhaps I didn't do something right, but there isn't a whole lot of ways to mess it up. Perhaps it was the brand of pesto. The smell alone wasn't appetizing. I only to...

This is so good, I have found the secret to a good flavor is to buy Itallian Pesto, it makes all the difference. I like to cut the chicken into bite size pieces, I have added broccoli to the ch...

We love this recipe! It is in our regular rotation. The kids call it green spaghetti & beg for it. We cut up the chicken in chunks. To thicken the sauce we use milk instead of water. Someti...

This just wasn't good, perhaps I didn't do something right, but there isn't a whole lot of ways to mess it up. Perhaps it was the brand of pesto. The smell alone wasn't appetizing. I only to...

I fell in love with Pesto after fixing this recipe! I did leave out the tomatoes because I do not like them hot. I do think the next time I fix this, I will use the frozen chicken breasts that...

Montreal seasoning instead of pesto. Also, doubled the sauce.

So simple and so yummy! I used chicken tenderloins instead of breasts and doubled the sauce. I did leave out the tomatoes as we do not eat them. My hubby (who is extremely picky) enjoyed it a...

This was so very easy and absolutely amazing. My whole family loved it!