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Flavorful Delight: The Italian Chicken Recipe You Need To Try!

Updated: Apr 28

Quick and Easy dinner recipe for the stay-at-home mom, and the entire family will love.

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In my quest for simple yet delicious meals, I've stumbled upon a recipe that has become a staple in my kitchen: Italian Chicken. This dish is a delightful blend of tender chicken breasts, aromatic herbs, flavorful tomatoes, and savory Parmesan & Mozzarella cheese, all cooked to perfection in one pan. It's a dish that embodies the essence of Italian cuisine—simple, hearty, and bursting with flavor.

To start, gather your ingredients: boneless, skinless chicken breasts, olive oil, minced garlic, onions, Italian seasoning, diced petite tomatoes, mozzarella and grated Parmesan cheese. Season the chicken breasts with salt, pepper, and a generous sprinkle of Italian seasoning. Then, in a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat and add minced garlic and diced onions, cooking until fragrant. Next, add the seasoned chicken breasts to a 9x13 casserole dish and top with sautéed garlic and onions.

Add diced tomatoes and chopped fresh spinach to the pan and sprinkle with a package of Italian seasoning for an extra burst of flavor. Add your mixed cream cheese and chicken broth to the top and bake until chicken is done.

The result is a mouthwatering dish that pairs perfectly with pasta, rice, or a simple salad. The chicken is tender and juicy, infused with the flavors of garlic, tomatoes, and herbs. The sauce is rich and savory, with a hint of sweetness from the tomatoes and a depth of flavor from the Parmesan cheese.

Italian Chicken is not only delicious but also incredibly versatile. You can easily customize it by adding your favorite vegetables or spices, or by using different types of cheese. Plus, it's a meal that comes together quickly and easily, making it perfect for busy weeknights or lazy weekends.

So, if you're looking for a new recipe to add to your repertoire, give Italian Chicken a try. It's a dish that is sure to become a family favorite and will have everyone asking for seconds!

This dish is my husband’s favorite meal. It can be served over rice or noodles of any kind. My family’s particular favorite is spinach noodles.


List of Ingredients:

  • 4 Chicken Breasts, cubed

  • 2 Tb coconut oil, olive oil or avocado oil

  • 1 white onion, chopped

  • 4 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1/2 C chicken stock or water

  • 1- 8 oz cream cheese block

  • 1 package of Italian dressing mix

  • 1 - 10 oz carton of petite tomatoes, sliced in half

  • 1 1/2 C chopped fresh spinach

  • 2 tsp. garlic powder

  • salt and pepper

  • 8 oz mozzarella cheese, shredded

Step 1: Let’s Get Started

  • Preheat your oven to 350°F

  • Cube chicken breast and place in oven safe casserole dish. Like this one.

  • Chop onions and garlic.

  • While your oven preheats, place your skillet on the stove and melt your oil over med-high heat. Sauté the onions and garlic until tender. Remove from heat.

  • Place the chicken stock or water and the cream cheese block in a microwave safe bowl. Microwave to melt cream cheese. Once melted, whisk to smooth.

  • Continue to whisk in the Italian dressing mix, sautéed onion and garlic, garlic seasoning and pepper until combined.

  • Stir in chopped spinach and sliced tomatoes.

  • Pour mixture over chicken.

  • Bake for 30 minutes or until chicken is done. Stir occasionally to keep the chicken from sticking.

  • Meanwhile, boil noodles. Drain when done.

  • Once chicken is done, sprinkle mozzarella cheese on top. Place back in oven for only a few minutes until cheese is melted.

  • Serve over rice or noodles


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