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Tuscan Chicken and Sausage with Pasta Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
12 mins
Total Time
22 mins

When its time for dinner try my Tuscan Chicken and Sausage with Pasta Recipe.  It will be like bringing your favorite Italian restaurant into your own kitchen.  You'll how easy it is to make and how much money you'll save making this restaurant-style dish at home.

Course: Entree
Cuisine: Italian - American
Keyword: pasta recipe, Tuscan Chicken
Servings: 2
Calories: 977 kcal
Author: Chef Dennis Littley
  • 8 oz chicken tenders
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup roasted red peppers- sliced
  • 2 oz sweet Italian sausage
  • 6 oz sweet marsala
  • 6 oz chicken stock
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 2 tbsp grated romano cheese
  • 1 tbsp fresh chopped basil
  • 1/2 lb linguine or spaghetti
  1. Cook pasta per instructions on the box at the same time you begin cooking this dish.
  2. Dredge chicken tenders in flour seasoned with salt and pepper
  3. place floured tenders in a large saute pan with enough olive oil to saute them.
  4. Cook chicken 3-4 minutes on one side and turn them over
  5. Add in the sliced sweet sausage, sliced mushrooms and roasted red peppers and saute until for another 5 minutes turning the chicken after it has been browned on the other side.
  6. Add all but 2 ounces of marsala wine wine to pan to deglaze the pan, allow alcohol to cook off for a minute then add the chicken stock,and a pinch of black pepper
  7. reduce heat and continue to cook while sauce is reducing.
  8. Take the butter and coat it in flour pressing flour into the butter and add to the sauce (this is called a beurre manie) it will thicken the sauce and the butter will impart a rich flavor
  9. as the sauce begins to thicken lower heat to simmer, and add remaining marsala and grated cheese
  10. Serve over pasta, garnish with fresh chopped basil and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Tuscan Chicken and Sausage with Pasta Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 977 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27g 42%
Saturated Fat 12g 60%
Cholesterol 132mg 44%
Sodium 778mg 32%
Potassium 1089mg 31%
Total Carbohydrates 107g 36%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 12g
Protein 49g 98%
Vitamin A 11%
Vitamin C 13.4%
Calcium 10.2%
Iron 18.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.