Chicken With Spinach & Mozzarella

Chicken doesn’t have to be boring, top it with sauteed spinach with garlic, mozzarella cheese and roasted peppers and you have a quick and easy chicken dish your family will love! This is perfect for any busy weeknight; serve with pasta or a simple salad for a low carb meal. The lower calorie recipe is below the video.

 

~ Lower Calorie Chicken With Spinach & Mozzarella ~

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 21 oz (3 large) chicken breasts sliced in half lengthwise to make 6 cutlets
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 10 oz frozen spinach, drained
  • 3 oz shredded part skim mozzarella
  • 1/2 cup roasted red pepper, sliced in strips (packed in water)
  • olive oil spray

 

Method

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 400°.
  2. Season chicken with salt and pepper.
  3. Lightly spray a grill with oil (George Forman) or grill outside on a BBQ grill.
  4. Cook chicken on the grill until no longer pink, careful not to overcook or you’ll have dry chicken.
  5. Meanwhile, heat a sauté pan on medium heat.
  6. Add oil and garlic, sauté a few seconds, add spinach, salt and pepper.
  7. Cook a few minutes until heated through.
  8. When chicken is done, lay on a baking sheet lined with foil or parchment for easy clean-up.
  9. Divide spinach evenly between the 6 pieces and place on top.
  10. Top each with half oz mozzarella, then slices of roasted pepper and bake until melted, about 6-8 minutes.

Serves 6 – Serving Size: 1 cutlet, spinach, cheese _ Nutrition Per Serving
Calories: 153, Fat: 4g, Protein: 24g, Carbohydrate: 4g, Fibre: 1g, Sugar: 1g