Chicken and Spinach Pasta Bake
This is the perfect recipe for those cold winter nights. With plenty of melted mozzarella cheese, pasta, spinach, tomatoes and chicken to enjoy in this lovely dish. This chicken breast recipe not only looks good it's comforting food at its best. The nice thing about this baked chicken breast recipe s that you can cook chop and cook the chicken breast ahead of time, along with cutting up the other ingredients in advance to save money when it comes to putting it together. This chicken casserole recipe is a great idea to bring along to potlucks or to make when you have friends and family over. This is an easy chicken breast recipe to make that is cream and hearty. You can substitute the rigatoni in this baked chicken breast recipe for whole wheat pasta or gluten free pasta varieties.
This chicken breast recipe calls for some cooked chicken breasts that are cubed. You might try using this simple cooking technique for perfectly cooked chicken breasts every time. You start by making sure your chicken breasts cut to an even thickness. You can use a jar filled with something to pound the chicken. Then you will need to lightly salt and pepper the chicken breasts on both sides. Then heat a saute pan over medium-high heat, and add a drizzle of olive oil to the pan. Then saute one side of the chicken breast until it is golden brown about one minute. Then turn over the chicken breasts and reduce the heat to low, cover the saute pan and set the timer for ten minutes, making sure not to take the lid of the pan. Then turn off the heat on the stove and let the chicken breast sit for another ten minutes with the lid on the pan. After waiting the ten minutes your chicken breast will be cooked perfectly, and you can slice them to use in chicken breast recipes from chicken casserole recipes to baked chicken breast recipe ideas. This tip for cooking chicken breasts is one that you will be sure to use again and again. The recipe calls for either boneless chicken breast or boneless chicken thighs. Chicken thighs are always a good option for chicken recipes as they are less expensive, and that goes for the organic or free range chicken too. So you might consider giving chicken thighs a try, they are delicious, and you will save some money. A good way to cook chicken thighs to be used in recipes is in a preheated 425 degree Fahrenheit oven. You will want to season the chicken thighs with some salt and pepper and then drizzle with some olive oil, which will help to brown the meat. You can make a baking sauce for the chicken if you'd like, this will add a bit more flavor to the chicken.
Adding spinach to this chicken breast recipe is a great way to get some added nutrition into your meal. Spinach along with other leafy green veggies are a rich source of iron. Spinach has lots of Vitamin C, and Vitamin A. Spinach also has lesser amounts of calcium, protein, and iron. Spinach was made popular in 1931 comic with the cartoon character of Popeye the Sailor Man. Popeye was the leading character of the comic who got his strength from eating spinach.
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