Affordable Family Dinners – Creamy Tuscan Chicken

This chicken dish tastes likes it came straight from a restaurant. Wow your family with this Tuscan chicken dinner that is ready in less then 30 minutes.


Today’s affordable family dinner recipe is courtesy of the Stark County Hunger Task Force.

This recipe is fast, easy, and totally delicious. You will love the pairing of chicken with fresh tomatoes, spinach, and garlic, and you won’t believe the flavor in the creamy, cheesy sauce. This is a one skillet meal that can be paired with any side for the perfect weeknight dinner.


Creamy Tuscan Chicken


1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil

4 boneless skinless chicken breasts

Kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper

1 tsp. dried oregano

3 tbsp. butter

3 cloves garlic, minced

1 1/2 c. cherry tomatoes, halved

3 c. baby spinach

1/2 c. heavy cream

1/4 c. freshly grated Parmesan

Lemon wedges, for serving



  1. In a skillet over medium heat, heat oil. Add chicken and season with salt, pepper, and oregano. Cook until golden and no longer pink, 8 minutes per side. Remove from skillet and set aside.
  2. In the same skillet over medium heat, melt butter. Stir in garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add cherry tomatoes and season with salt and pepper. Cook until tomatoes are beginning to burst then add spinach and cook until spinach is beginning to wilt.
  3. Stir in heavy cream and parmesan and bring mixture to a simmer. Reduce heat to low and simmer until sauce is slightly reduced, about 3 minutes. Return chicken to skillet and cook until heated through, 5 to 7 minutes.
  4. Serve with lemon wedges. is one of our favorite resources for easy, delicious family meals.

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