Spinach Chicken Parmesan


I had some fresh broccoli to use up and worked it into this recipe.  This was very good warm or cold as leftovers the next day.


Spinach Chicken Parmesan


4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, pounded flat to a uniform thickness

1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

2 tablespoons bread crumbs

1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning

Salt and Pepper

2 tablespoons butter

1/2 cup chopped onion

2 cloves garlic, minced

2 cups fresh spinach

1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

1/2 cup milk

2 tablespoons chopped pimento peppers, or 1/3 cup roasted red peppers


Preheat oven to 350 degrees

In a small bowl combine cheese, bread crumbs and seasoning

Lightly coat chicken pieces in cheese mixture

Set remaining cheese mixture aside

Arrange coated chicken pieces in an 8x8x2 inch baking dish

In a small saucepan, sauté onion and garlic in butter until tender

Add spinach and sauté for a couple minutes

Stir in flour, and then add milk all at once

Simmer, stirring, until bubbly

Stir in pimiento or roasted red peppers and mix together

Spoon spinach mixture over chicken and sprinkle with remaining cheese mixture

Bake lightly covered with foil for 30 to 35 minutes or until tender and chicken juices run clear