Sunday, December 8, 2013

Italian Chicken Breast with Spinach and Peppers

2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves, sliced horizontally to thin them
10 ounces spinach leaves, whole
1 yellow bell pepper, sliced thin
4 ounces mozzarella cheese, shredded
2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, grated
1 cup marinara sauce, jarred, sugar free, made with EVOO, or homemade
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
2 teaspoons butter, or coconut oil

1. Saute spinach in butter for a few minutes till mostly tender.  Add peppers and continue sauteing till                 peppers are tender crisp. 

2. Place spinach and peppers in 10X10 baking dish.

3. Sprinkle chicken breasts with salt and italian seasoning.  

4. Saute chicken breasts in butter to brown on both sides till 50% done.  (Will finish cooking in oven.)

5. Place chicken breasts over spinach in baking dish. 

6. Spoon marinara sauce over breasts.  

7. Sprinkle cheeses over sauce. 

8. Bake for 15-20 minutes till chicken breasts are done.  

Servings: 4

Notes: Onions and/ or mushrooms would be good added to this. 

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