Easy and Healthy Chicken Florentine Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Easy and Healthy Chicken Florentine Recipe
  • READY IN 55 mins

Easy and Healthy Chicken Florentine

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"This is the optimal flavor marriage of tomatoes and spinach. This recipe always comes out right! It's delicious, warm and doesn't have the unnecessary and unhealthy breading."

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    40 mins
  • READY IN

    55 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat; cook and stir onion in the hot oil until just fragrant, 3 to 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook for about 45 seconds. Mix chicken tenders into onion mixture; cook until chicken is browned, 3 to 4 minutes per side. Transfer chicken mixture to a 9x13-inch baking dish.
  3. Cover chicken mixture with spinach; pour marinara sauce over spinach layer. Cover the baking dish with aluminum foil.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until chicken is no longer pink in the center and spinach is wilted, about 30 minutes.
  5. Fill a large pot with lightly salted water and bring to a rolling boil. Stir in the fettuccine, bring back to a boil, and cook pasta over medium heat until cooked through but still firm to the bite, about 8 minutes. Drain and transfer fettuccine to serving plates.
  6. Top each plate with chicken-marinara mixture; garnish each serving with Parmesan cheese.
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Reviews More Reviews

Jul 09, 2013

This was very easy and very tasty. Make sure you use a good marinara sauce with this as that is the main flavor.

 
Jan 07, 2014

I used wheat rotini pasta because its what I had on hand. It was great. Also added fresh mushrooms to onion and garlic mix. I seasoned my chicken with Mrs Dash and I'm glad I did because it would have been bland. I substituted the marinara sauce for just diced tomatoes as I wanted a lighter dish. It was awesome. I will definitely make this dish again!

 

14 Ratings

Jan 05, 2014

This is even easier if you make it all in one skillet, less to wash. I added in some black olives also.

 
Sep 16, 2013

I made this almost exactly as written & it was very good. My whole family, cleaned their plate. I didn't use quite as much onion or garlic as the recipe called for. I served with veggie pasta & no one even noticed. Very good, will put in the rotation! Thanks for the recipe.

 
Jun 30, 2014

4 and a half stars. I feel that salt and pepper are an option in every recipe and as one reviewer wrote, most of the flavor is from the sauce, so make sure you have a good one before you move on. I liked the way it came out except it was on the watery side from the spinach. I will most likely make this again, but I will remove the foil half way through the bake time.

 
Jan 28, 2015

This dish was amazing. I made it for my family and they completely loved it. Its easy, tasty and healthy :)

 
Jan 23, 2015

I added mushroom as a previous post did. This was extremely simple & delicious!! Take it out of the oven & sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

 
Sep 17, 2014

I liked this recipe but I do agree the chicken needed seasoning. I'm glad that I checked the oven at 20 minutes because the sauce was runny so I took the foil off for the last ten minutes and it was fine. I'll be making this again but I'll add some spices for extra flavor.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 474 kcal
  • 24%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 55.4 g
  • 18%
  • Cholesterol
  • 58 mg
  • 19%
  • Fat
  • 13.9 g
  • 21%
  • Fiber
  • 4.7 g
  • 19%
  • Protein
  • 32.2 g
  • 64%
  • Sodium
  • 774 mg
  • 31%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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