Tuscan Mozzarella Chicken


  • garlic cloves (crushed or minced)
  • ~4 oz jar of sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1 lb chicken breast tenderloins
  • 1 cup of heavy cream (can be substituted with half & half, almond milk, or other)
  • 1 cup of shredded mozzarella cheese
  • mushrooms
  • fresh basil
  • crushed red pepper
  • paprika
  • salt & pepper


  • Heat 2 tbsp of oil from the jar of sun-dried tomatoes in a pan
  • Sauté the sun-dried tomatoes (drained) and garlic for about a minute
  • Remove sun-dried tomatoes and add chicken tenders and mushrooms
  • Sprinkle salt and paprika over the chicken and mushrooms
  • Add sun-dried tomatoes back into the pan
  • Add cream and mozzarella cheese
  • Bring to a boil and then reduce to a simmer, stirring occasionally
  • If the sauce is too thin, add more cheese
  • Add fresh basil, salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes, to taste

Optional: Can be served with cooked pasta, mixed in, or with any sides.

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