Marry Me Chicken Tortellini Recipe


Marry Me Chicken Tortellini is a delicious and romantic dish that is perfect for a special occasion or a cozy date night at home. This creamy and flavorful pasta dish is sure to impress your loved one. The combination of tender chicken, cheesy tortellini, and a rich tomato cream sauce is simply irresistible. So, why wait? Let's get started on this delightful recipe!

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes


  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 package (16 ounces) cheese tortellini
  • Fresh basil leaves for garnish


  1. Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper on both sides.
  2. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil and butter over medium-high heat.
  3. Add the chicken breasts to the skillet and cook for about 6-8 minutes per side, or until cooked through and golden brown. Remove the chicken from the skillet and set aside.
  4. In the same skillet, add the minced garlic and cherry tomatoes. Cook for 2-3 minutes, or until the tomatoes start to soften.
  5. Pour in the heavy cream and bring to a simmer. Stir in the grated Parmesan cheese, dried basil, dried oregano, and red pepper flakes (if using). Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Meanwhile, cook the cheese tortellini according to the package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  7. Return the cooked chicken breasts