Chicken Breasts With Tomato Basil Cream
Tomato Basil Chicken Breast Recipe

Chicken Breasts With Tomato Basil Cream

A variety of tomatoes – red, yellow and orange – give this recipe lots of color and flavor. Serve with your favorite pasta.

15 min
30 min


2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter

2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh garlic

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon coarse ground pepper

4 (6-ounce) boneless skinless chicken breasts

1 cup coarsely chopped red, yellow and/or orange tomatoes

1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh basil leaves

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream

Fresh basil leaves, if desired

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Melt butter in 10-inch skillet until sizzling; stir in garlic, salt and pepper. Add chicken breasts. Cook over medium-high heat, turning once, 8-12 minutes or until golden brown.

  2. STEP 2

    Add tomatoes, 1/4 cup basil and whipping cream. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, 4-5 minutes or until sauce is heated through.

  3. STEP 3

    Serve with pasta and garnish with basil leaves, if desired.


17Fat (mg)
55Cholesterol (mg)
210Sodium (mg)
4Carbohydrates (g)
1Dietary Fiber
38Protein (g)


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  August 30, 2011

This chicken recipe was fantastic to eat and simple to make. I made 1 subsitution and used a can of diced tomatoes with basil, garlic & oregano and added it when I added the cream.

— says Heather
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