Tuscan Chicken with White Beans

Wisconsin Cheese Tuscan Chicken with White Beans   Recipe
Active Time
35 Minutes



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  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Keep warm.
  2. Flatten chicken to 1/2-inch thickness. Season with the garlic powder, salt and pepper. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a 4-quart Dutch oven or large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook for 5-6 minutes on each side or until a thermometer inserted into meat reads 165°F. Transfer chicken to a plate. Keep warm.
  3. Melt remaining butter in the same pan over medium heat. Add garlic; cook and stir for 1 minute. Add tomato paste; cook and stir for 1 minute longer. Reduce heat to medium-low. Gradually add chicken broth and cream. Whisk in cayenne pepper. Bring to a boil; cook and stir until slightly thickened. Reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer, uncovered, for 5-8 minutes or until sauce is reduced to about 2 cups, stirring frequently.
  4. Reduce heat to low. Gradually whisk in 1 cup parmesan until melted. Add the beans, spinach and sun-dried tomatoes; cook and stir until spinach is wilted. Season with salt and pepper. Return chicken to the pan. Sprinkle with remaining parmesan. Cover and cook for 2-3 minutes longer or until chicken is heated through. Serve with pasta.

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