Creamy Spinach Chicken Casserole
It doesn't get easier than this easy spinach chicken casserole made with cream cheese and mozzarella cheese. A true time-saver and simple weeknight dinner even the pickiest eaters will love!
- 2 tbsp butter
- 4 chicken breasts medium, or large cut into half sections
- 8 oz cream cheese
- ½ tsp salt + more if preferred
- 1 tbsp pepper
- 1 tbsp garlic powder
- 4-5 cups fresh spinach or 1 block frozen
- 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
- 2 tbsp red pepper flakes
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a buttered baking dish, add chicken breasts and top with slices of butter. Bake for 15 minutes.
Meanwhile, heat cream cheese in microwave for 30 sec. to soften.
Add mozzarella, salt, pepper and garlic powder to cream cheese. Stir. Add spinach and stir, one cup at a time.
Remove chicken. Top with cheese & spinach mixture. Add red pepper flakes, and a sprinkle of mozzarella cheese if desired.
Bake for another 15-20 minutes, or until cheese is beginning to turn golden brown.
Calories: 520kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 52g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 222mg | Sodium: 561mg | Potassium: 1018mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 2190IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 83mg | Iron: 2mg