Chicken In Basil-tomato Cream Sauce Recipe

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Chicken in basil-tomato cream sauce

sherry monfils

By
@smonfils

Love, love this chicken dish, it's an old standby recipe I keep on hand for an elegant looking chicken dish. I usually just serve it with a simple salad. The fresh basil really makes it taste wonderful.


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Serves:

6

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 Tbsp
butter, melted
1/2 c
chopped onion
1
16 oz can whole tomatoes, chopped
1/2 c
light cream
1/2 c
fresh basil, chopped
1/2 tsp
each, salt and pepper
6
boneless, skinless chicken breasts

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Melt butter in lg skillet over medium heat. Add onion, cook for 5 mins. Increase heat to high. Add tomatoes. Cook until liquid is absorbed.
2
Add cream. Cook until slightly thickened. Remove skillet from heat. Add basil, salt and pepper, stir to combine. Place chicken in caaerole dish.
3
Pour sauce over chicken and bake at 450 for 15 -20 mins, or until chicken is no longer pink inside.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Fat, Low Sodium, Low Carb
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy, Heirloom