Smothered Chicken With Spinach and Mushrooms

READY IN: 50mins
YIELD: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350ºF and coat a 9 x 13" pan with olive oil.
  • Saute onion until it starts to caramelize then add mushrooms and saute until they start to brown.
  • In a small bowl, mix the neufchatel cheese (light cream cheese) and packet of Zesty Italian Dressing mix together until it is well blended.
  • Place the chicken breasts in bottom of 9 x 13" pan.
  • Divide cream cheese mixture into four even portions and spread on top of each chicken breast.
  • Cover contents of the pan with the entire 8 oz bag of fresh spinach (uncooked).
  • Evenly distribute the onion and mushroom mixture over the top of the spinach.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Cover with the shredded mozzarella, provolone, and parmesan blend cheese.
  • Bake in the oven for about 30 minutes and check that internal temperature of largest breast is 170ºF.
  • Serve with a nice risotto or rice pilaf.
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