Chicken Breasts Florentine

Italian dinner ready in 20 minutes! Enjoy breaded chicken breasts, spooned with spinach and mozzarella cheese – a mouth-watering dinner.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1
(9-oz.) pkg. frozen spinach in a pouch
3
tablespoons butter, melted
4
boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
1/3
cup plain bread crumbs
1/4
teaspoon dried basil leaves
2
tablespoons oil
2
oz. (1/2 cup) shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 Cook spinach as directed on package; squeeze to drain. Stir in butter; set aside.
  • 2 Meanwhile, place 1 chicken breast half between 2 pieces of plastic wrap or waxed paper. Working from center, gently pound chicken with flat side of meat mallet or rolling pin until about 1/4 inch thick; remove wrap. Repeat with remaining chicken breast halves. In shallow bowl, combine bread crumbs and basil. Coat chicken breasts with crumb mixture.
  • 3 Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken breasts; cook 5 to 7 minutes on each side or until lightly browned, fork tender and juices run clear. Reduce heat to low. Spoon cooked spinach evenly over each chicken breast half; sprinkle with cheese. Cover; cook until cheese is melted.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    370
    (
    Calories from Fat
    200),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    22g
    22%
    (Saturated Fat
    9g,
    9%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    105mg
    105%;
    Sodium
    450mg
    450%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    9g
    9%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Protein
    34g
    34%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    50%;
    Vitamin C
    15%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Vegetable; 4 Lean Meat; 2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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