It's so hard to find recipes with Mizithra cheese other than the typical browned butter, so here is a new twist on an old favorite! Great for summer evenings! I like to use a George Foreman® grill to cook the chicken.

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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook linguine at a boil until tender yet firm to the bite, about 11 minutes; drain.

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  • Spray a grill pan lightly with cooking spray; heat over medium heat. Sprinkle seasoned salt on both sides of chicken and cook until no longer pink in the center and the juices run clear, about 5 minutes per side. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 165 degrees F (74 degrees C). Let cool slightly.

  • Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium heat; bring to a low simmer and cook until butter has a caramel fragrance and is almost done foaming, 5 to 10 minutes.

  • Combine linguine, chicken, spinach, basil, and thyme in a large bowl. Pour browned butter on top. Toss well to combine. Add Mizithra cheese and pine nuts; toss again. Garnish with freshly ground black pepper.

Cook's Note:

Substitute spaghetti for the linguine if desired.

Nutrition Facts

701 calories; 23.1 g total fat; 90 mg cholesterol; 720 mg sodium. 100.9 g carbohydrates; 37.2 g protein; Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
11/18/2016
I'm so excited about this recipe! First browned butter spaghetti is one of my favorite dishes from the Old Spaghetti Factory and this brought back so many memories. Very easy to make and so easy to add other things into this dish. I wanted a bit more veggies so in the same large pan that I made the chicken breasts I added some sliced red pepper onion and zucchini. Also stirred in some fresh parsley. Mizithra cheese is hard to find but both Whole Foods and Trader Joes carried it as did King Soopers. It's a semi hard cheese and you can buy it pre-grated or you can grate it yourself. Really loved this tasty and very nutty flavor-y dish. Thank you!! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/18/2016
I'm so excited about this recipe! First browned butter spaghetti is one of my favorite dishes from the Old Spaghetti Factory and this brought back so many memories. Very easy to make and so easy to add other things into this dish. I wanted a bit more veggies so in the same large pan that I made the chicken breasts I added some sliced red pepper onion and zucchini. Also stirred in some fresh parsley. Mizithra cheese is hard to find but both Whole Foods and Trader Joes carried it as did King Soopers. It's a semi hard cheese and you can buy it pre-grated or you can grate it yourself. Really loved this tasty and very nutty flavor-y dish. Thank you!! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/18/2016
I'm so excited about this recipe! First browned butter spaghetti is one of my favorite dishes from the Old Spaghetti Factory and this brought back so many memories. Very easy to make and so easy to add other things into this dish. I wanted a bit more veggies so in the same large pan that I made the chicken breasts I added some sliced red pepper onion and zucchini. Also stirred in some fresh parsley. Mizithra cheese is hard to find but both Whole Foods and Trader Joes carried it as did King Soopers. It's a semi hard cheese and you can buy it pre-grated or you can grate it yourself. Really loved this tasty and very nutty flavor-y dish. Thank you!! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
04/14/2019
So good! Seriously hard to find good recipes for Mizithra. This one will definitely be in the rotation for spring. Read More
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