• Nicole Kuhn

Tuscan Chicken Mac 'n' Cheese

I saw this dish on one of the food accounts on Snapchat and had to try it! The chicken and macaroni go great together, but each is good enough to stand as a meal itself.

 

TUSCAN CHICKEN MAC 'N' CHEESE

 

SERVES: 4-6 people TIME: 40 min.

 

INGREDIENTS:

  • 4 chicken breasts

  • 1 tbsp oil

  • 1 tsp paprika

  • 1/2 tsp Italian seasoning

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • 2 tsp oil

  • 1/4 cup chopped sundried tomatoes

  • 1 cup chopped mushrooms

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 onion, diced

  • 2 cups baby spinach

  • 1/2 cup wine

  • 2 cups cream

  • 1 cup chicken stock

  • 450g macaroni noodles, cooked

  • 1 cup Grated gruyere

  • 1 cup grated mozzarella

  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan

  • Salt and pepper to taste

INSTRUCTIONS:

  • Coat the chicken breasts in the oil, paprika, Italian seasoning, and salt and pepper to taste.

  • Heat a saucepan over medium heat. Sear chicken breasts on both sides until golden brown, about 4 minutes each side. Set aside covered under foil to keep warm.

  • In the same pan, add 2 tsp oil.  Cook mushrooms until softened. Add onions and garlic and sauté until softened.

  • Pour in white wine, bring to a simmer and reduce it by half.

  • Add sundried tomatoes, chicken stock, and cream. Bring to simmer.  Stir in the spinach then cover will a lid and let simmer to thicken slightly.

  • Season with salt and pepper. Add cheeses and stir to combine.

  • Add macaroni noodles and stir to coat noodles.  Add a splash of water if needed to .

  • Serve in bowls topped with sliced chicken.

  • Enjoy!

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