Smothered Chicken Recipe Topped with Spinach & Mushrooms: Make your dinner extra special tonight with this Smothered Chicken Recipe with Spinach and Mushrooms. Tucked behind a layer of melted cheese, chicken breasts are kept lovely and juicy.
Smothered Chicken Recipe Topped with Spinach & Mushrooms
I am a huge fan of creamed spinach. I make it all the time! It is the very reason why I love this Smothered Chicken Recipe with Spinach and Mushrooms. The chicken is baked covered in creamed spinach, sauteed mushrooms, and tons of melted cheese. A low-carb dinner that is simply irresistible!
Few ingredients are required to prepare this meal. They are simple ingredients within your reach.
What You Need To Make This Smothered Chicken Recipe Topped with Spinach & Mushrooms:
- Boneless skinless chicken breasts
- Neufchatel cheese
- Italian salad dressing mix
- Fresh spinach
- Fresh mushrooms
- Shredded mozzarella provolone Parmesan blend cheese
- Salt and pepper
Steps To Make Smothered Chicken RecipeTopped with Spinach & Mushrooms
Step 1: Cook the onions until they begin caramelizing. Throw in the mushrooms and cook until brown.
Step 2: Combine the Neufchatel cheese (light cream cheese) and a packet of Zesty Italian Dressing and mix until well mixed.
Zesty Italian Dressing:
Step 3: In a greased 9 x 13-inch pan, lay the chicken breasts.
Step 4: On top of the chicken breasts, spoon even portions of the cream cheese mixture.
Step 5: Add the spinach to the pan, covering the chicken completely.
Step 6: On top, add the onion and mushroom mixture and season with salt and pepper.
Step 7: Sprinkle with shredded mozzarella, provolone, and Parmesan blend.
Step 8: Bake for 30 minutes at 350 degrees oven until the internal temperature of the chicken reaches 170 degrees F.
Step 9: Pair this smothered chicken recipe with rice pilaf or risotto.
Frequently Asked Questions
How to store
Keep any leftover smothered chicken recipe in a sealed container or Ziploc bag and store for up to 3 to 4 days in the fridge.
What to serve with the smothered chicken recipe?
This smothered chicken recipe pairs well with risotto or rice pilaf. Other amazing side options are mashed potatoes, roasted green beans, or asparagus.
Savory Smothered Chicken Topped with Spinach & Mushrooms
This low-carb chicken dinner is baked covered in creamed spinach, sauteed mushrooms, and tons of melted cheese. Pair this smothered chicken recipe with risotto or rice pilaf. Simply irresistible!
- Prep Time: 20 minutes
- Cook Time: 30 minutes
- Total Time: 50 minutes
- Yield: 4 servings 1x
- Category: Main Dish
- Cuisine: American
1 large onion, sliced lengthwise
4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
17 grams of zesty Italian salad dressing mix
8 oz. fresh mushrooms, sliced
1 1⁄2 c. shredded mozzarella provolone parmesan blend cheese
8 oz. fresh spinach
8 oz.neufchatel cheese
1 tsp salt, to taste
1 tsp pepper, to taste
Coat a 9 x 13 baking dish with cooking spray and preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
Start by caramelizing an onion, then add mushrooms and cook until they begin to brown.
Blend the Neufchatel cheese (light cream cheese) with the package of Zesty Italian Dressing mix in a small bowl.
Arrange chicken breasts in a 9-by-13-inch baking dish.
Spread the cream cheese mixture evenly on top of each chicken breast.
Use a whole 8-ounce bag of fresh spinach to cover the pan’s contents.
Spread the onion and mushroom mixture evenly over the spinach.
Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Add the shredded mozzarella, provolone, and Parmesan cheese mixture on top.
Bake for about 30 minutes, or until the internal temperature of the biggest breast reaches 170 degrees F.
Prepare a lovely risotto or rice pilaf for serving.
- Serving Size: 1 serving
- Calories: 343
- Sugar: 6.5 g
- Sodium: 1382.7 mg
- Fat: 21.3 g
- Carbohydrates: 13.4 g
- Protein: 26.1 g
- Cholesterol: 74.7 mg
Keywords: Smothered Chicken Recipe
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