Cheesy Spinach Chicken Bake

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I love easy recipes that I can make during the week without compromising flavor. And this recipe ticks all the boxes: cheesy, easy, flavor-packed, and nutritious! 

Honestly, I’m in love with this method of preparing chicken so much that I’ve been eating it non-stop for a couple of months now. 

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Cheesy Spinach Chicken Bake

Yaidy Santiago
With just 10 minutes of prep time, you'll have super cheesy chicken that is flavor packed!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine gluten free, keto, low carb
Servings 5
Calories 287 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 5 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped spinach
  • 4 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/3 tsp grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tbps fresh chopped thyme for garnish

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 425F / 218C
  • Add softened cream cheese, chopped spinach, heavy cream, parmesan cheese, salt, thyme, garlic powder, onion powder, and black pepper to a large mixing bowl. Combine until is all fully incorporated.
  • In a baking pan, add your chicken breasts, olive oil, pinch of salt and pepper. Then mix it to evenly distribute the seasoning. Place the cheesy spinach mixture on top of the chicken and spread it out evenly covering the surface.
  • Top it off with mozzarella cheese and place in your preheated oven at 425F for 25 – 30 minutes or until you reach an internal temperature of 165ºF in the thickest part of the chicken.
  • After is fully baked, top it off with some freshly chopped thyme and enjoy!

Notes

➕Fully voiced step-by-step video available Patreon.com/sweetketolife
💕Nutritional Values/ per Chicken Breast:
Calories 287 / 
Total Fat 21.9g / 
Total Carbohydrate 2.4g / 
Dietary Fiber 0.2g / 
Protein 22.5g / 
Sodium 658mg / 
Net Carbs 2.2g 
Keyword cheesy, chicken, cream cheese, parmesan cheese, spinach

Yaidy Santiago

Former collegiate volleyball player that loves to cook and try new healthy recipes. My boyfriend and I follow a strict keto diet and I challenge myself to make delicious low-carb foods that we both enjoy every day!

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