Creamy Tomato and Chicken Sauce

CREAMY TOMATO AND CHICKEN SAUCE

CREAMY TOMATO AND CHICKEN SAUCE

This Creamy Tomato and Chicken Sauce was used in this recipe: Butternut Squash Noodles with Creamy Tomato and Chicken Sauce

Creamy Tomato and Chicken Sauce

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins

Ingredients

  • salt and pepper
  • 1 24 oz jar Tomato Basil sauce I use Victoria Fine Foods Tomato Basil or Tomato Herb
  • 1/2 cup raw cashews soaked for at least 2 hours
  • ¼ cup chicken broth low-sodium
  • 2.5 - 3 cups finely shredded cooked chicken
  • chopped parsley to garnish

Instructions

  • Place a medium pot or wide skillet over medium-high heat and add the marinara sauce. Bring to a simmer.
  • While sauce heats up, place the cashews and chicken broth in a high-speed blender and pulse until creamy. Add ¼ cup heaping cup of the cashew cream to the marinara sauce and stir well to combine. Reserve anything extra for future recipes.
  • Add the chicken to the sauce and stir well to combine, cooking for 5 minutes or until chicken heats up. Taste the sauce and if it needs more salt or pepper, add as needed.

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