The Best Sundried Tomato, Spinach and Chicken Pasta

sun dried tomato, spinach and chicken pasta in white serving bowl

Hey friends, it’s recipe day for my dinner club group! We have a wonderful menu to go along with our Fall Garden Party. I made the best sundried tomato, spinach and chicken pasta and can’t wait to share the recipe with you.

If you’re coming over from Stacy at Bricks N Blooms welcome! I’m so happy you are joining us!

In anticipation of fall, we hosted a fun fall garden party this week.

If you missed the tablescapes and inspiration, you can see that here.

fall garden party tablescape using fresh veggies, terra cotta pot, brass candlesticks cabbage plates

menu for a fall garden party

Ranch Water Cocktail
Easy Hummus Dip with Rice Cake Flowers
Autumn Apple and Pecan Salad
Roasted Artichoke Hearts with Fresh Herbs
Sundried Tomato, Spinach and Chicken Pasta
Caramel Apple Cheesecake Shooters

ingredients for sundried tomato, spinach and chicken pasta

ingredients for sun dried tomato, spinach and chicken pasta

4 Chicken breasts cut into bite size pieces – (I typically use a package of chicken tenderloins because they are usually less expensive and it makes cutting into bite size pieces much easier)

salt/pepper

olive oil

8 oz. fresh mushrooms – I used baby bella, but you can use whatever you like

1 lb. box fettucine

3 cups fresh spinach

3/4 cup Sundried tomatoes cut into small pieces

1 1/2 cups heavy cream

1/2 cup parmesan

directions for sundried tomato, spinach and chicken pasta

Cut up chicken breasts/tenders into bite size pieces.
Season chicken with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
Saute’ chicken in 2 tablespoons olive oil for 4-5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Meanwhile, add 1 lb. box fettucine to salted boiling water and cook until done.
Rough chop 8 ounces mushrooms.
Tear 3 cups fresh spinach into small pieces.
Add mushrooms and spinach to chicken mixture and cook another 3-4 minutes.
Add sundried tomatoes and cook 1 more minute.
Add 1 1/2 cups heavy cream to mixture and cook 3-4 minutes until mixture slightly thickens.
Add 1/4 cup parmesan cheese and cook just until melted then turn heat off.
Drain fettucine and mix chicken mixure with fettucine in large serving bowl.

sun dried tomato, spinach and chicken pasta in white serving bowl

Sundried Tomato, Spinach and Chicken Pasta

A super easy and delicious pasta dish that is perfect for a weeknight meal or special occasion dinner.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 8 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb. fettucine
  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 8 ounces mushrooms
  • 3 cups fresh spinach
  • 3/4 cup sundried tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup parmesan

Instructions
 

  • Cut chicken into bite size pieces.
  • Season chicken with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
  • Saute' chicken in 2 tablespoons olive oil for 4-5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Rough chop mushrooms, and tear spinach into small pieces.
  • Add mushrooms and spinach to chicken mixture and cook another 3-4 minutes.
  • Add sundried tomatoes and cook 1 more minute.
  • Add 1 1/2 cup heavy cream and cook 3-4 minutes until mixture slightly thickens.
  • Add 1/4 cup parmesan and cook just until melted and turn heat off.
  • Drain fettucine.
  • Mix fettucine and chicken mixture in large serving bowl.
Keyword chicken, chicken pasta,, creamy pasta dish, pasta,

And that’s it! Super easy and delicious sundried tomato, spinach and chicken pasta.

sun dried tomato, spinach and chicken pasta in white serving bowl



I hope you give this recipe a try, because I think you’re going to love it! I would love to hear if you do.

Next up is Jen from Midwest Life and Style with a yummy Autumn Apple and Pecan Salad.

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8 thoughts on “The Best Sundried Tomato, Spinach and Chicken Pasta

  1. You had me at pasta. Yum! I can’t wait to try your recipe, Michele!

    1. Thanks Jen! Your salad looks amazing too! Can’t wait to try everyone’s recipes.

  2. Michele this looks delicious. I can’t wait to try it!

    1. Thanks Stacy! We have such a great menu this month!

    1. Thanks Rachel! Can’t wait to try your cocktail too!

    1. Oh, good! It really was so yummy and pretty easy to make. I hope you enjoy it too!

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