Chicken Florentine

This is another family favorite that is great year round. You could vary it by adding a thin slice of prosciutto on top of the chicken and under the spinach. I would serve this dish on top of soft polenta, or with garlic mashed potatoes on the side.

 
Why Healthy

  • Poultry, both white and dark meat, is a great source of low fat protein.
  • Tomatoes are rich in Lycopene, vitamin C, potassium, iron, and fiber.
  • Spinach is high in vitamin K, rich in carotenoids, vitamin C, and B6.

 

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Chicken Florentine

This is another family favorite that is great year round. You could vary it by adding a thin slice of prosciutto on top of the chicken and under the spinach.

Yield: Serves 4

Prep Time: 10 mins

Cook Time: 25 mins

Ingredients:

4 Boneless 4 - 6 Ounce Chicken Breasts
1/4 Cup Flour
8 oz. Fresh Spinach
4 Tablespoons Olive Oil
3 Cups Prepared Tomato Sauce (Or Your Favorite Homemade Sauce)
Salt & Pepper
4 Thin Slices Reduced Fat Mozzarella Cheese

Directions:

Rinse the spinach in water, dry and coarsely chop.
Place the spinach in a medium saucepan with 2 tablespoons of the oil and cook until it is wilted, remove from the heat and season with salt and pepper.
Pound the chicken breasts until they are an even thickness of about 3/4 inches. Season the flour with salt and pepper, and dredge the chicken breasts into this mixture until they are lightly coated.
In a large frying pan that will hold all of the chicken breasts, heat the remaining oil until hot.
Cook the chicken breasts until they are browned on each side, about 3-4 minutes per side.
Top the chicken with the reserved spinach, dividing evenly, and then top each with a slice of mozzarella.
Carefully pour the tomato sauce into the skillet around the meat, being careful not to cover it.
Cook uncovered over medium heat until bubbling, and then reduce the heat and simmer about 8 minutes more.
Serve hot.

 

2 Responses to “Baby Kale Salad With Artichokes, Chickpeas, & Prosciutto Crisps”

  1. Giselle — January 16, 2013 @ 7:48 pm

    This looks fabulous! I have most of the ingredients to hand – apart from white balsamic vinegar which I’ve not seen here, but now will look for!

    Thanks! I may wait until the weather is a little warmer tho!

    Gis :-)

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