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Spinach and Mushroom Smothered  Chicken Recipe
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Spinach and Mushroom Smothered Chicken Recipe

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Chicken breasts stay nice and moist tucked under a blanket of melted cheese. It's extra special to serve but is not tricky to make. —Katrina Wagner, Grain Valley, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 1-3/4 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 3 green onions, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pecans
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon rotisserie chicken seasoning
  • 2 slices reduced-fat provolone cheese, halved

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half equals 203 calories, 9 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 68 mg cholesterol, 210 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 27 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, saute the spinach, mushrooms, onions and pecans in oil until mushrooms are tender. Set aside and keep warm. Sprinkle chicken with seasoning.
  2. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack. Grill chicken, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 170°.
  3. Top with cheese. Cover and grill 2-3 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Top chicken breasts with spinach mixture. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Spinach and Mushroom Smothered Chicken in Healthy Cooking

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half equals 203 calories, 9 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 68 mg cholesterol, 210 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 27 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

Reviews for Spinach and Mushroom Smothered Chicken

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Reviewed Jul. 7, 2015

"This was awesome!! I used Weber kickin chicken for the seasoning, lots of flavor. Followed the directions otherwise. My husband went back for seconds and asked that I make it again! Thanks!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 21, 2015

"I loved the concept and it was, in fact, easy to make. However, I did think it was lacking a "wow" factor. I made as written, and probably should have zazzed it up with extra spices. Overall though, it's a solid and simple recipe that I would make again."

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Reviewed Jun. 15, 2015

"I can't realistically rate this since I have not made it yet. BUT, in order to get the full ingredients list (including the first two ingredients, the spinach and the mushrooms) I had to click on the PRINT version. The version that first came up began with 3 green onions, sliced....with no mention of spinach or mushrooms. Those first two lines might have been covered up by the picture, but it was confusing. I almost gave up until I clicked on PRINT, and there the two missing ingredients were!"

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Reviewed Jun. 12, 2015

"Definitely going to try this. Looks great. Do have to ask...what the heck is rotisserie chicken seasoning??"

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Reviewed Jun. 12, 2015

"We love this recipe, the only thing we do differently is use grilled chicken strips, makes a very quick meal!"

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