Chicken and Tortellini with Tomato Cream Sauce from Hot Eats and Cool Reads

What you need:

1- 20 ounce package fresh or frozen cheese tortellini

3 chicken breasts, cut into bite sized pieces

4 cloves garlic, minced

1 small onion, chopped

2- 14.5 ounce cans diced tomatoes

3 cups fresh spinach, chopped

1 1/2 teaspoons dried basil

2 cups heavy whipping cream 

1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese

salt and pepper, as desired

olive oil


Cook tortellini according to package directions. Rinse and drain.

Meanwhile in a large skillet, cook chicken breast, garlic and onion in olive oil, until chicken is cooked through. Add the tomatoes, spinach, basil, salt and pepper as desired. Cook and stir over medium heat for about 5 minutes. Stir in the cream and cheese. Bring to a boil. Reduce and simmer for 8-10 minutes or until thickened.

Toss tortellini and sauce. Serve topped with additional parmesan if desired.