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Cauliflower, Spinach & Chicken Gratin

Title says it all. This is an excellant quick, one-dish, week-night meal for those busy families who still want some home cooking. A must try for any family. Starting with a rotisserie chicken makes this recipe even easier. Watch as Wegmans Executive Chef Russell Ferguson walks you through each step. A warm and yummy belly filling meal, this is perfect comfort food for a cold night.
Ingredients
  Rotisserie chicken 4 Cup (64 tbs), dice (juices reserved)
  Cauliflower florets 2 Pound (1 head cauliflower)
  Fresh spinach leaves 10 Ounce, stems removed, washed
  Salt To Taste
  Cracked black pepper To Taste
  Italian seasoned bread crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Alfredo sauce 13 Ounce (Italian Classics)
  Low moisture part skim mozzarella cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), shredded
  Basting oil 1 Tablespoon
  Extra virgin olive oil 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Grease a 13X9-inch baking dish with olive oil.

MAKING
3. Add chicken and reserved juices, cauliflower, and spinach to extra-large mixing bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Add 1/2 cup bread crumbs, alfredo sauce, and mozzarella; mix well. Set aside.
4. Make topping: Combine remaining 1/2 cup of bread crumbs and basting oil in small bowl. Set aside.
5. Turn the chicken-vegetable mixture into the greased baking dish.
6. Bake, uncovered, 40 min, stirring halfway through cooking time.
7. Remove from oven; sprinkle with topping. Return to oven and bake 15 min, until topping is light golden brown.

SERVING
8. Serve straight from the baking dish.

TIP
Large stock pot can be used for mixing ingredients in step 2.
You can add more veggies to the dish.
You can substitute the cauliflower with broccoli.
Substitute the alfredo sauce with cream of chicken or mushroom soup for a lower calorie version.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Baked, Gratin
Interest: 
Easy
Restriction: 
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 358 Calories from Fat 218

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g36.9%

Saturated Fat 8.3 g41.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 77.6 mg25.9%

Sodium 570.5 mg23.8%

Total Carbohydrates 16 g5.2%

Dietary Fiber 3.9 g15.6%

Sugars 5.3 g

Protein 21 g42.9%

Vitamin A 69.7% Vitamin C 105.1%

Calcium 14.5% Iron 13.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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