Mozzarella Chicken Pasta with Sun Dried Tomatoes

A quick and easy 30 minute meal with cheesy mozzarella chicken in a delicious and creamy sun dried tomato sauce over pasta! 

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Life is just so busy quick and easy skillet meals have become my new BFF. I have started becoming a major slacker lately as school is coming to an end. I honestly hate eating out and feeding my family fast food. So meals like this are just so easy to create and they are incredibly delicious!

This meal has so many delicious ingredients that your family is going to love! It has a creamy cheesy mozzarella sun dried tomato sauce and it is tossed with chicken and pasta. The fresh basil throughout also adds such delicious flavor!

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Did I mention this meal is so easy to make?! Oh yeah. It takes less than 30 minutes to have it on your dinner table. My family devoured this. The picky one even ate it, minus the sun dried tomatoes and we all had seconds!

You are going to love this meal just as much as our family did!
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Mozzarella Chicken Pasta with Sun Dried Tomatoes

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Author Alyssa Rivers
Servings 4 Servings

A quick and easy 30 minute meal with cheesy mozzarella chicken in a delicious and creamy sun dried tomato sauce over pasta! 

Course Dinner, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Italian, Italian American

Ingredients

  • 1 Pound Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • 4 ounce sun dried tomatoes
  • 1 cup half and half
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup basil chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 8 oz cooked pasta I used rigatoni

Instructions

  1. In a medium sized skillet add the olive oil and chicken breasts. Season with salt and pepper. Cook over medium high heat until no longer pink in the center.
  2. Add sun dried tomatoes, half and half, mozzarella cheese, basil, red pepper flakes, and water and stir until cheese is melted and sauce starts to thicken.
  3. Toss with cooked pasta and serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Mozzarella Chicken Pasta with Sun Dried Tomatoes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 487 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 9g45%
Cholesterol 117mg39%
Sodium 406mg17%
Potassium 1525mg44%
Carbohydrates 37g12%
Fiber 5g20%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 39g78%
Vitamin A 881IU18%
Vitamin C 14mg17%
Calcium 251mg25%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Alyssa Rivers

I am Alyssa and the blogger behind The Recipe Critic. I started my blog in June of 2012 as a place to share my passion for cooking. I love trying new things and testing them out with my family.

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  1. I followed the recipe to a T and the sauce was very watery. Never thickened up. Was more of a soup pasta 🙁

  2. This dish I made for the 1st time almost 2 years ago & it was amazing & we’ve made it many many times since. If you love pasta you’ll absolutely LOVE this. I am obsessed with the sun dried tomatoes they really make the dish for sure. You’ve got to make it at least once and i can almost promise it will become a regular.

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