Chicken Tenders over Pasta with Creamy Slow-Roasted Tomato Sage Sauce

Chicken Tenders over Pasta with Creamy Slow-Roasted Tomato Sage Sauce

Courtesy of 6 Servings • 2 1/2 Hrs. Prep Time • 30 Min. Cook Time


1-1/2 lb. chicken tenders
1 Tbsp. olive oil
1 Tbsp. butter
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper

Creamy Slow-Roasted Tomato Sauce:
1 medium onion, diced
2 oz. prosciutto, chopped
1 bag (16 oz.) frozen peas, thawed
3/4 c. heavy cream
2 tsp. chopped fresh sage
1 box (16 oz.) spaghetti
1/2 tsp. black pepper
1/2 c. freshly grated parmesan cheese
2 Tbsp. chopped fresh Italian parsley

Slow-Roasted Tomatoes:
6 Italian plum tomatoes
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. black pepper


1. Preheat oven to 250°F. Make slow-roasted tomatoes by slicing tomatoes in half lengthwise. Place cut side up on baking sheet; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Place in oven and roast for 2 1/2 to 3 hrs. (Tomatoes may be made ahead and stored in refrigerator for up to three days.)

2. In large skillet, melt olive oil and butter over medium high heat. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Add chicken to skillet and sauté, turning, until browned, about 3 min. per side. Remove chicken from pan, cover and reserve.

3. To same skillet used to cook chicken, add 1 Tbsp. olive oil. Add diced onion and sauté over low heat until soft, about 10 min. Add prosciutto and saute for 30 sec. Add slow-roasted tomatoes and break up with back of wooden spoon. Heat through for 30 sec. Add cream; remove sauce from heat.

4. Cook pasta according to pkg. directions. When pasta is almost done, reheat sauce over low heat. Add peas and sage to sauce; stir to heat well. When pasta is cooked, drain but do not rinse. Add pasta to sauce in skillet and toss well to combine. Add cheese and parsley; toss again. Place on serving platter and top with chicken.

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Calories: 710; Total Fat: 25g; Saturated Fat: 11g; Total Carbs: 75g; Fiber: 8g; Sugar: 8g; Protein: 44g;