Tuscan Chicken Mac And Cheese 1

Here’s the thing: garlic + sun dried tomatoes + parmesan cheese + mozzarella cheese + spinach + creamy sauce + topped with pan seared chicken = SO MUCH FLAVOUR in this ONE POT Tuscan Chicken Mac And Cheese! –A note from the creator at Cafe Delites–


2 large skinless boneless chicken breasts pounded to 1-inch thickness (or 4 boneless and skinless chicken thigh fillets)
Salt and pepper, to season
1/2 teaspoon paprika (sweet or smokey)
1/2 teaspoon dried parsley
1 tablespoon oil, divided (use olive or canola oil)
2 tablespoons butter
1 small yellow onion chopped
6 cloves garlic finely diced
1/3 cup white wine OPTIONAL (use chicken broth instead if you wish)
9 oz (250g) jarred sun-dried tomato strips in oil (reserve 2 tablespoons of oil and drain the rest)

3 level tablespoons flour
2 cups chicken broth
3 cups milk OR light cream* or half and half, divided
2 teaspoons dried Italian herbs
10 ounces (300g) elbow macaroni uncooked (3 cups!)
3 cups baby spinach leaves
1 cup fresh grated Parmesan cheese
3/4 cup mozzarella cheese shredded
1/2 cup grated cheese Cheddar or Gruyere
2 tablespoons fresh parsley chopped

Tuscan Chicken Mac And Cheese 2

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