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herb chicken with tortellini

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Lorie Pearson
Hayward, WI

I found this recipe on a bag of frozen chicken tenderloins. We had it for dinner last night. It was EASY to make and was a big hit! Served along side a tossed saldad and some garlic bread...Yummy. Try'll like it!

★★★★★ 1
serves 4-6
prep time 45 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For herb chicken with tortellini

  • 4 c
    uncooked sliced chicken breast ( or you could use other parts)
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream ( use light if you are watching fat intake)
  • 1/4 c
    fresh chopped basil ( make sure you use fresh)
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried oregano
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 3 clove
    minced garlic
  • 1 sm
    red bell pepper ( cut in strips)
  • 1/3 c
    toasted walnuts
  • 1 pkg
    frozen tortellini prepared to pkg directions

How To Make herb chicken with tortellini

  • 1
    In a small bowl mix together sour cream, basil oregano, salt and cayenne pepper, set aside
  • 2
    In fry pan place oil and heat to med/high. Add chicken and saute about 5 minutes
  • 3
    Stir in garlic and red pepper ( I added sliced mushrooms and I suppose you could add peas, broccoli?)
  • 4
    Saute, stirring 2 minutes. Reduce heat to low, stir in sour cream mixture and heat thoroughly about 2 minutes.
  • 5
    Place cooked tortellini on a serving dish and top with chicken mixture. Sprinkle with walnuts and garnish with fresh basil leaves.