Chicken and Linguine in Creamy Tomato Sauce

April Billedeau


One of the few dishes that I can make that all of my family loves. Even my picky four-year old!

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Four servings


10 Min


30 Min


Stove Top


1 Tbsp
olive oil
1 lb
boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2 inch strips
1 jar(s)
pasta sauce, i prefer newman's own marinara
2 c
8 oz
linguine or spaghetti
1/2 c
whipping or heavy cream
1 Tbsp
chopped fresh basil leaves or 1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves, crushed

Directions Step-By-Step

In 12-inch skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat and brown chicken. Remove chicken and set aside.
In same skillet, stir in pasta sauce and water. Bring to a boil over high heat. Stir in uncooked linguine and return to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer covered, stirring occasionally, 15 minutes or until linguine is tender.
Stir in cream and basil. Return chicken to skillet and cook 5 minutes until chicken is thoroughly cooked.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtag: #Linguine