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Mozzarella Chicken with Garlic Spinach

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Mozzarella Chicken with Garlic Spinach
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  • Makes: 8 Servings

Chicken, mozzarella, and spinach seasoned with garlic make this an easy and delicious dinner. 

Ingredients

  • 8 chicken breast halves (small, skin and bone removed)
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs (Italian seasoned, crushed)
  • 8 ounces mozzarella cheese, part skim (shredded)
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 packages spinach leaves

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

2. Place chicken between 2 sheets of plastic wrap; pound chicken to 1/4 inch thick.

3. Coat chicken with bread crumbs and place on foil-covered baking sheet. Discard remaining bread crumbs. Bake 10 minutes.

4. Top chicken with cheese; bake 4-5 minutes until cheese is melted and chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees F.

5. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large skillet on medium heat. Add garlic and stir 1 minute.

6. Add half the spinach and cook 1 minute.

7. Add remaining spinach. Cook until wilted, turning occasionally. Serve with chicken.

Source:

Simple Healthy Recipes
ONIE Project - Oklahoma Nutrition Information and Education

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/8 of recipe
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 310
Total Fat 12 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Cholesterol 100 mg
Sodium 364 mg
Carbohydrates 9 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 1 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 41 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 307 mg
Iron 3 mg
Potassium 697 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 310
Total Fat 12 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 10 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 20 mg
Cholesterol 100 mg
Carbohydrates 9 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 1 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 41 g
Minerals
Calcium 307 mg
Potassium 697 mg
Sodium 364 mg
Copper 170 mcg
Iron 3 mg
Magnesium 96 mg
Phosphorus 423 mg
Selenium 35 mcg
Zinc 2 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 384 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 1 mg
Vitamin B12 1 mcg
Vitamin C 20 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 2 mg
Vitamin K 345 mcg
Folate 156 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 15 mg
Choline 104 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

MyPlate Food Groups
Vegetables
1 cups
Grains
1/4 ounces
Protein Foods
3 1/2 ounces
Dairy
2/3 cups

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