Sun Dried Tomato Chicken Pasta Recipe

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Sophia Ramos Modified: May 17, 2022
Sun Dried Tomato Chicken Pasta Recipe

How To Make Sun Dried Tomato Chicken Pasta

The authentic flavors in this 20-minute sun-dried tomato chicken pasta recipe will definitely remind you of everything good about Italian food.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • 1lbspaghetti
  • 3tbspolive oil
  • 2chicken breasts,boneless skinless, butterflied
  • 1tspkosher salt
  • ½tspcoarse ground black pepper
  • 3clovesgarlic,minced
  • ½cupsun-dried tomatoes
  • ½cupheavy cream
  • ½cupparmesan,freshly grated
  • ½cupfresh basil,chopped


  1. Cook pasta 1 minute shy of instructions, then reserve 1 cup of the water and drain the rest.

  2. Do not rinse pasta.

  3. Add olive oil to a large skillet on medium high heat.

  4. Season chicken with salt and pepper and add it to the skillet, cooking for 3 to 4 minutes on each side until cooked through, then remove them from the pan.

  5. Add the garlic and sun dried tomatoes to the pan, stirring well for 2 to 3 minutes.

  6. Add the heavy cream, reserved pasta water and parmesan cheese and bring to a boil, letting it reduce for 3 to 4 minutes before adding in the pasta and tossing it together.

  7. Add the chicken on top and garnish with basil.

  8. Garnish with more parmesan and basil if desired.


  • Calories: 428.77kcal
  • Fat: 17.97g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.98g
  • Trans Fat: 0.05g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.76g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.01g
  • Carbohydrates: 45.44g
  • Fiber: 2.31g
  • Sugar: 3.29g
  • Protein: 20.70g
  • Cholesterol: 54.54mg
  • Sodium: 315.28mg
  • Calcium: 145.58mg
  • Potassium: 368.43mg
  • Iron: 1.56mg
  • Vitamin A: 96.30µg
  • Vitamin C: 2.03mg
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