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Cheesy Chicken Florentine

"The classic chicken Florentine is named for the Italian city of Florence. Dishes a la Fiorentina feature chicken (or sometimes fish) on a bed of spinach leaves. The dish is dressed in a creamy white sauce mixed with Parmesan cheese. This casserole will transport your family to Florence."
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Ingredients

1 h 25 m servings 524 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

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  1. SAUTE chicken breasts in vegetable oil until both sides are golden brown. Chicken will finish cooking in the oven.
  2. COMBINE Spinach Souffle, rice, milk, 1/2 cup Swiss cheese, onion, mustard and salt in large bowl; stir well. Spread into bottom of 9x13-inch baking pan; place chicken on top of spinach mixture. Combine breadcrumbs, butter and remaining Swiss cheese in small bowl; sprinkle mixture evenly over casserole.
  3. COVER casserole with aluminum foil. Bake in preheated 375 degrees F oven for 25 minutes; remove cover. Continue baking for 35 to 40 minutes or until spinach mixture is set and chicken is not longer pink in the center.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 524 calories; 24 g fat; 32.4 g carbohydrates; 41.5 g protein; 187 mg cholesterol; 917 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I substituted cheddar cheese for the swiss, and it was very good!

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This recipe was a very good base recipe to work with. I didn't give it a five because I made several adjustments to it which I believe greatly improved the flavor. This is what I did: I cut t...

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This recipe was a very good base recipe to work with. I didn't give it a five because I made several adjustments to it which I believe greatly improved the flavor. This is what I did: I cut t...

I substituted cheddar cheese for the swiss, and it was very good!

This recipe was so easy to cut in half to serve 3-4 people. I used orzo instead of the white rice - one cup uncooked orzo: 1 cup uncooked orzo 2 cups chicken broth 1 cup water 1 tbsp olive ...

very good however I cut the chicken into cubes and then put it on top for ease in serving/eating.

this dish is sooo awesome and so easy to make!! I absolutely loved it and it is so healthy!!

Everyone that said this was bland just needs to doctor it up a little. This was excellent! I added two cups of fresh broccoli cut in small florets, 3 cloves fresh garlic, and 1/2 cup parmesan ...

This was really good. I used creamed spinach, and my husband, who hates spinach loved it.

This was really bland. Really bland. It's edible, though. I think I will have to cut up the chicken from this dish and make sandwiches. The top crust was the best part and I may use that par...

This recipe is the best! Even the kids enjoyed it. I mistakenly purchased dijon/mayo & used it along w/ cheddar cheese in place of the swiss cheese & it was perfecto! It was soooo good, I ...