Cooking at Home - Mozzarella Chicken with Garlic Spinach

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Published Saturday, January 7, 2023

Makes: 8 Servings

Chicken, mozzarella, and spinach seasoned with garlic make this an easy and delicious dinner. 


  • 8 chicken breast halves (small, skin and bone removed)
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs (Italian seasoned, crushed)
  • 8 ounces mozzarella cheese, part skim (shredded)
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 packages spinach leaves


  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  3. Place chicken between 2 sheets of plastic wrap; pound chicken to 1/4 inch thick.
  4. Coat chicken with bread crumbs and place on foil-covered baking sheet. Discard remaining bread crumbs. Bake 10 minutes.
  5. Top chicken with cheese; bake 4-5 minutes until cheese is melted and chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees F.
  6. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large skillet on medium heat. Add garlic and stir 1 minute.
  7. Add half the spinach and cook 1 minute.
  8. Add remaining spinach. Cook until wilted, turning occasionally. Serve with chicken.

Source: Simple Healthy Recipes, Oklahoma Nutrition Information and Education, ONIE Project

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/8 of recipe



Total Calories


Total Fat

12 g

Saturated Fat

4 g


100 mg


364 mg


9 g

Dietary Fiber

2 g

Total Sugars

1 g

Added Sugars included

0 g


41 g

Vitamin D

0 mcg


307 mg


3 mg


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