Italian Chicken Bake

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Little Bee

This is a very simple and delicious weeknight dinner to prepare! Serve with some good garlic bread.

Top Review by Evie3234

This is superb, so easy to make so nice to look at and so delicious to eat. I used frozen spinach and Dolmios garden vegetable spaghetti sauce, this is a definite gourmet meal, thank you for sharing. :)

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375' Sprinkle chicken breasts with garlic powder and brown in oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat about 3 minutes per side.
  2. While chicken is browning, rinse spinach and tear into smaller pieces.
  3. Put in microwave-safe bowl, cook on High with 1 tablespoon water for 3 minutes.
  4. Drain.
  5. Mix in ricotta cheese and seasonings.
  6. Place a thin layer of pasta sauce in bottom of 2-qt.
  7. baking dish.
  8. Place chicken breasts on top.
  9. Spoon one fourth of ricotta cheese mixture on top of each chicken breast.
  10. Spoon 1 Tbsp. of sauce on top of ricotta cheese mixture.
  11. Place slices of mozzarella cheese on top of sauce.
  12. Bake for 30 minutes.
  13. While chicken is cooking, cook pasta according to package directions and serve with rest of heated pasta sauce.

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