Take a trip to Italy without ever leaving the comfort of your kitchen! This recipe for Creamy Tomato Basil Chicken is a delicious Italian dish that will have your taste buds singing its praises.

Your weeknights just got a whole lot tastier with this recipe for creamy tomato basil chicken! If you are looking to incorporate more global flavors and nutrition into your dinners, then this is the dish for you. Filled with fresh basil, minced garlic, and creamy tomato sauce, you’re sure to enjoy every bite. Plus, it’s kid-friendly and easy to make, so what’s not to love?

One of the other key ingredients in this nutrient-packed recipe is canned diced tomatoes—another fan favorite food found in various dishes around the globe. The incorporation of canned tomatoes enhance the flavor and juiciness of the meal itself, making it something the whole family will enjoy. Since this dish contains canned tomatoes (which are a wonderful source of the antioxidant lycopene) and other vitamins and minerals from the vegetables, you have a great source of nutrients and protein for your next meal!

Not only is this tomato basil chicken healthy and delicious, but it can be easily prepared in no time at all thanks to the use of a slow cooker. So, what are you waiting for? Go ahead and whip up this Italian-inspired recipe this week and let us know what you think!

Watch how to make this recipe here.

 

Creamy Tomato Basil Chicken

Creamy Tomato Basil Chicken

Take a trip to Italy without ever leaving the comfort of your kitchen! This recipe for Creamy Tomato Basil Chicken is a delicious Italian dish that will have your taste buds singing its praises.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 14 oz. can diced tomatoes with Italian herbs
  • ¾ cup tomato pasta sauce
  • ¾ cup evaporated milk
  • 2 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 2 tsp. minced garlic
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. dried basil
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh basil

Instructions

  1. Add the diced tomatoes and tomato pasta sauce into a crock pot. 
  2. In a bowl, whisk together the evaporated milk and cornstarch then pour it into the crock pot. Mix in the garlic, salt basil, and black pepper. 
  3. Nestle the chicken breasts into the sauce. Cover and cook on low for 3-5 hours until the chicken is fully cooked. 
  4. Mix in the fresh basil and enjoy!
For other dinner dishes, check out some of our favorites:

Shakshuka Pita Pizzas
Curried Veggie Rice Bowl
Swiss Chard Pecan Lasagna

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