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Tuscan Chicken Simmer

Rated as 4.38 out of 5 Stars
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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
Original recipe yields 4 servings

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.

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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...

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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...

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

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...

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...

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