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Chicken Breasts Florentine

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  Onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), diced
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Mushrooms 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Spinach 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), well-drained cooked, chopped
  Part skim ricotta cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon, divided
  Oregano leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon, divided
  Chicken breasts 16 Ounce, skinned and boned, pounded to 1/4-inch thickness (Four 4 Ounces Each)
  Skinned boned chicken breasts 16 Ounce, pounded to 1/4-inch thickness (4 Breasts, 4 Ounce Each)
  Reduced calorie margarine 4 Teaspoon (Tub, 1 Tablespoon Plus 1 Teaspoon)
  Reduced-calorie margarine 4 Teaspoon (Tub, 1 Tablespoon Plus 1 Teaspoon)
  Plain dried bread crumbs 4 Teaspoon (1 Tablespoon Plus 1 Teaspoon)
  Dry white table wine 8 Teaspoon (2 Tablespoons Plus 2 Teaspoons)

1) Preheat the oven to 350°F.

2) In a 10-inch skillet sprayed with non-stick cooking spray, saute the onion and garlic, stirring constantly and cook, until softened.
3) Stir in the mushrooms and saute for about 5 minutes until browned.
4) Turn off the heat and stir in the spinach, cheese, 1/2 teaspoon salt, oregano and 1/2 teaspoon pepper.
5) Sprinkle the chicken breasts evenly with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper.
6) Spread 1/2 of spinach mixture over each breast, leaving 1/2-inch border on all sides, roll the chicken breasts crosswise and secure each with small skewers.
7) In a 11 x 7 x 2-inch baking dish sprayed with non-stick cooking spray, place the chicken rolls.
8) In a small skillet, melt the margarine, stir in the bread crumbs, then sprinkle the mixture evenly over the chicken rolls.
9) Add wine into the baking dish, cover with a foil and bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes.
10) Remove the foil and bake for another 8 to 10 minutes, until the biscuits are golden.

11) Serve immediately on individual serving plates.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 410 Calories from Fat 143

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.9%

Saturated Fat 4.9 g24.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 136.6 mg45.5%

Sodium 846.2 mg35.3%

Total Carbohydrates 10 g3.2%

Dietary Fiber 0.83 g3.3%

Sugars 1.8 g

Protein 51 g102.5%

Vitamin A 14.3% Vitamin C 7.8%

Calcium 11.9% Iron 8.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Chicken Breasts Florentine Recipe