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Chicken with Spinach and Mozzarella in Tomato Sauce
Servings: 4
Author: Kitchen Nostalgia
  • 1 1/2 cup frozen chopped spinach or 8 oz. Fresh Spinach
  • 6 Tablespoons butter
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 cups prepared tomato sauce
  • 4 Slices Mozzarella Cheese
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  1. Put spinach in a saucepan with 2 tablespoons of the butter and cook until liquid evaporates. Season with salt and ground black pepper.
  2. Put flour in a plate. Pound the chicken breasts until they are all about 3/4 inches thick. Season with salt and black pepper and dredge into flour.
  3. Melt the remaining butter and oil until in a large skillet. Cook the chicken breasts until browned on each side.
  4. Top each piece of meat with about 1-2 Tbsp of spinach and a slice of mozzarella. Carefully pour tomato sauce into the pan around the chicken, but do not to cover the meat. Cook uncovered for about 15 minutes.