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Tuscan Chicken Skillet - Bariatric Recipes

Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Italian, Stove Top
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 181kcal
Author: Steph Wagner


  • 1 lb chicken breast tenderloins
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced or pressed
  • 12 oz mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 tbsp sun-dried tomato pesto can substitute basil pesto
  • 1 (15 oz) can fire roasted diced tomatoes
  • 2 tsp Italian seasoning
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Heat a large non-stick skillet to medium high heat. Spray with olive oil or cooking spray. Sprinkle each side of chicken tenderloins with salt and pepper and add to the pan. Cook on each side about 3-4 minutes or until cooked. Remove chicken from pan and cover to keep warm.
  • Add sliced mushrooms to the skillet and sautéed about 2 minutes. Remove from pan and add to chicken, covering to keep warm. Add onion and garlic to the skillet. Sauté about 2 minutes. Add 2 tbsp sun-dried tomato pesto, stirring to coat. Add seasonings and diced tomatoes. Turn heat down to low and let cook about 3-4 minutes.
  • Add chicken and mushrooms back to skillet, stirring ingredients together careful to not spill and allowing to heat another 2 minutes. Remove from skillet to serving dish and serve.


Serving: 3oz | Calories: 181kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 206mg | Potassium: 737mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 101IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 1mg