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Cheesy Chicken Spinach Bake - Tender baked chicken breasts topped with creamy spinach and melty cheese. A one-pot low carb dinner that's perfect for those busy weeknights!

Cheesy Chicken Breasts Spinach Bake

Katerina | Diethood
Tender baked chicken breasts topped with creamy spinach and melty cheese. A one-pot low carb dinner that’s perfect for those busy weeknights!
Servings : 4 Serves
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 50 mins

Ingredients
  

FOR THE CHICKEN
  • 1 pound (4 pieces) boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
FOR THE SPINACH AND CHEESE
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 10 to 12 ounces baby spinach
  • 4 ounces cream cheese cubed
  • salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 375F degrees.
  • Spray a 9×13 casserole dish with cooking spray.
  • Rub minced garlic over each chicken breast and season with oregano, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper.
  • Transfer chicken to casserole dish, lightly spray with cooking spray, and bake for 15 minutes.
  • In the meantime, prepare the spinach topping.
  • Heat olive oil in a skillet; add spinach and cook for 2 minutes, or until wilted.
  • Remove spinach from heat, stir in the cream cheese, and season with salt and pepper; stir until softened.
  • Take chicken out of the oven, flip over each chicken breast, and layer the spinach mixture over each piece.
  • Top with shredded mozzarella and feta cheese.
  • Bake for an additional 20 minutes, or until cheese is melted and browned on top, and chicken is cooked thoroughly.
  • Remove from oven and serve.

Notes

HOW TO MAKE AHEAD
  • You can prep this meal beforehand and keep it in the fridge, covered, for 2 days, or you can also freeze it for up to 3 months. Take it out of the freezer and thaw it in the fridge overnight, or on the kitchen counter. Bake as directed.
WW FREESTYLE POINTS: 10
  • For those counting WW Freestyle Points, use fat free feta cheese, fat free cream cheese, and fat free mozzarella. This will amount to only 3 WW points.

Nutrition

Serving: 6 ounces | Calories: 397 kcal | Carbohydrates: 5 g | Protein: 36 g | Fat: 25 g | Saturated Fat: 12 g | Cholesterol: 142 mg | Sodium: 663 mg | Potassium: 887 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 2 g | Vitamin A: 7330 IU | Vitamin C: 21.8 mg | Calcium: 348 mg | Iron: 2.9 mg | Net Carbs: 4 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: baked chicken breasts, chicken and spinach recipe, chicken dinner, keto chicken recipes, keto recipes, low carb recipe