Ch-EASY Italian Chicken

Servings 6 servings


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves butterflied, 6-oz.
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim Mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped spinach
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic pressed
  • 1 tablespoon Herbes de Provence
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese optional
  • Aluminum foil


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Grease a 9- x 13-inch baking dish with the olive oil. Place chicken in the dish. Layer Mozzarella cheese and spinach inside chicken “pockets”; cover with foil and bake for 30 to 45 minutes or until juices run clear.
  • In a small saucepan, combine tomato sauce, garlic and Herbes de Provence over medium heat. Bring to a boil then serve over chicken. Top with Parmesan, if desired.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Steamed baby red potatoes and steamed green beans.
VEGETARIAN: Use eggplant instead of chicken.
KOSHER: Use soy cheese or skip.
GLUTEN FREE: Make sure tomato sauce and Herbes de Provence are gluten free.
NUTRITION: Per serving: 277 Calories; 8g Fat; 45g Protein; 4g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 109mg Cholesterol; 462mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 6 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat. Points: 6
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