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Smothered Chicken Topped with Spinach & Mushrooms

Savory Smothered Chicken Topped with Spinach & Mushrooms

  • Author: Audrey
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


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!



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.

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Cuisine: American


  • 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

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