easy chicken and fresh spinach recipe

Healthy easy chicken and fresh spinach recipe

It can be difficult to get my kids to eat spinach, but not when it is in this particular easy chicken and fresh spinach recipe. I searched quite a long time for a good easy chicken and fresh spinach recipe, but I couldn’t find one that I really liked. It took me a little while, but I finally created a healthy chicken and spinach recipe of my own for others to make and enjoy.

I always try to make a healthy chicken and spinach recipe at home at least once in a while. One of the things I love most about this healthy chicken and spinach recipe, in particular, is that it’s very nutritious and tasty, so you get the best of both worlds.

This easy chicken and fresh spinach recipe is something that you can make for your entire family without having to take a lot of time out of your day. A lot of these recipes that you’ll find online are fairly time-consuming, but that is not the case with this healthy chicken and spinach recipe.

It is absolutely essential that you use fresh spinach in this easy chicken and fresh spinach recipe because otherwise, it will not taste like it should. Spinach is really one of the healthiest things that you can eat, and it goes particularly well with chicken.

When you make this easy chicken and fresh spinach recipe, you will notice that you’ll be baking the chicken as opposed to throwing it on the stove in a pan. You will have to use boneless skinless chicken breasts, especially if you really want this dish to be truly healthy.

easy chicken and fresh spinach recipe
by Swati M.

easy chicken and fresh spinach recipe

  • Course Chicken, Main Course
  • Cuisine American

You will find that this healthy chicken and spinach recipe can provide you with the perfect nutritious meal for your family. This is one of my absolute favorite dishes because it’s very easy to make and it’s extremely delicious.

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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 People
Calories 359 kcal

Ingredients

  • 12-16 oz of fresh Spinach
  • 1/4 cup of Chicken broth
  • 1 Tomato
  • Creole seasoning
  • Cajun seasoning
  • 4 Green onions
  • 4 Chicken breasts
  • Salt to taste
  • Black pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. First, you will need to heat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Spray a 9x13 pan so that chicken doesn’t stick to the bottom.

  2. Place the spinach in the dish and put the salt and pepper on it. After you do that you’ll need to put in the chicken broth.

  3. Put plastic wrap in between each chicken breast and flatten them until they are completely even.

  4. Next, you will need to take the seasonings and put them on the chicken breasts. Make sure that the chicken is covering the spinach. Evenly distribute the green onion and tomato over the chicken.

  5. Place foil over the baking dish so that it retains heat until it is finished.

  6. Keep the chicken in the oven for about 20 minutes. Take the cover off and put it back in for another 10 minutes or so. Make sure the chicken is at 165 degrees Fahrenheit.

Recipe Notes

  • There are a number of tips you may want to follow with this recipe, such as using a cup of salsa instead of green onions and tomato. I know that some people really enjoy mild salsa with dishes like this one, and it can go very well.
  • If the Cajun seasoning is a bit much for you, there is always the option of using something else instead.
  • Cajun seasoning is a bit too spicy for some people, so you should take the time to look into alternatives if it doesn’t appeal to your particular tastes.
  • Try to use as fresh spinach as you could because it increases the taste as well as it is healthier to eat fresh spinach than old ones.

This healthy chicken and spinach recipe calls for a number of classic ingredients for this type of dish, though there are a couple that may seem a bit strange at first. When I sat down to write this easy chicken and fresh spinach recipe, I wanted to make it a bit different than a lot of the other recipes on the internet today.

I made this healthy chicken and spinach recipe in such a way as to where it is very easy to implement your own favorite ingredients so everyone in your family can enjoy it. While I do recommend that you follow this recipe carefully, there is certainly nothing wrong with adding or substituting some of your own ingredients.

It’s important to keep in mind that the healthy chicken and spinach recipe below is a bit spicy, but not overwhelmingly so. I definitely prefer an easy chicken and fresh spinach recipe with a little bit of kick to it, which is why I included Cajun and Creole seasonings in this one.

I recognize that not everyone enjoys spicy foods, but it is fairly mild. You can always substitute these ingredients with others, but I highly recommend that you give them a try. I am sure that you and your family will love this healthy chicken and spinach recipe.

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