Chicken Florentine Bake Recipe

Looking for an easy Chicken Florentine Bake recipe? Learn how to make Chicken Florentine Bake using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by karabeth5

Makes 8 servings



This is an Italian dish that features all of the flavors you would expect from a pasta entree. Bow tie pasta, spinach, tomatoes, and artichokes are combined with a cheese sauce and bread crumb topping. The word "Florentine" relates to dishes that include spinach or come from the area of Florence, Italy. Nutrition Facts * Calories531, * Total Fat (g)24, * Saturated Fat (g)13, * Monounsaturated Fat (g)8, * Polyunsaturated Fat (g)2, * Cholesterol (mg)163, * Sodium (mg)897, * Carbohydrate (g)41, * Total Sugar (g)6, * Fiber (g)5, * Protein (g)36, * Vitamin C (DV%)25, * Calcium (DV%)47, * Iron (DV%)26, * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken Florentine Bake

8 oz. dried bow tie pasta
1 small onion, chopped
1 tbsp. butter
2 eggs
1 cups milk
1 tsp. dried Italian seasoning
1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper (optional)
2 cups chopped cooked chicken
2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese (8 oz.)
14 oz. artichoke hearts, drained and quartered
10 oz. frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well drained
1/2 cup sun dried tomatoes (chopped)
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup soft bread crumbs
1/2 tsp. paprika
1 tbsp. butter, melted

Recipe Directions for Chicken Florentine Bake

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. In medium skillet cook onion in 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat about 5 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; set aside.

  2. In bowl whisk together eggs, milk, seasoning, 1/2 tsp. salt, 1/4 tsp. black pepper, and crushed red pepper. Stir in chicken, Monterey Jack cheese, artichokes, spinach, tomatoes, half of the Parmesan, cooked pasta, and onion. Transfer to a 13x9x2-inch baking dish or 3-quart rectangular casserole.

  3. Bake, covered, 20 minutes. In small bowl combine remaining Parmesan, bread crumbs, paprika, and melted butter. Sprinkle mixture over pasta. Bake, uncovered, 10 minutes more or until golden. Makes 6 to 8 servings.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 243.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
368
Calories from Fat
155
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
17.2g
26%
Saturated Fat
9.1g
46%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
133mg
44%
Sodium
385mg
16%
Potassium
713mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates
27.6g
9%
Dietary Fiber
4.1g
16%
Sugars
3.0g
Protein
27.2g
Vitamin A 79% Vitamin C 39%
Calcium 36% Iron 20%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in cholesterol
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