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Easy Creamy Tuscan Chicken

  • Author: Chef Julie RD
  • Total Time: 30
  • Yield: 6


Creamy Tuscan chicken is an easy, but flavorful 30 minute meal that is perfect for busy weeknights and can be served in a variety of ways. 


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 lbs. boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut in half horizontally
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon pepper seasoning
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cups mushrooms, sliced
  • 3 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes, sliced thin
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 4 cups baby spinach
  • salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Heat large skillet over medium high heat, Add 2 tbsp oil and allow to heat.
  2. Season chicken with lemon pepper. Add chicken to skillet and cook 4 to 5 minutes per side, or until cooked through (165 degrees F). Remove chicken and set aside.
  3. Add 1 tbsp of olive oil to the pan. Add onion and mushrooms to skillet and cook until onions are translucent and mushrooms are tender. Add garlic and cook for 1 more minute, until fragrant. Stir in Dijon mustard.
  4. Add chicken broth and scrape up any browned bits from the bottom of the skillet.
  5. Add heavy cream and bring to a simmer for 1 minute. Add Parmesan and stir until melted.
  6. Add sun-dried tomatoes, Italian seasoning, and garlic powder.
  7. Stir in spinach. Cook and stir until spinach is wilted. add chicken back in and coat with the sauce.
  8. Season to taste with salt and pepper, to taste.


Tuscan chicken goes great on top of rice, lentils, polenta, mashed potatoes, or mashed cauliflower. Any of these options will soak up the sauce beautifully!

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