Cheesy Chicken Spinach Bake

Tender baked chicken breasts topped with creamy spinach and melty cheese. This Cheesy Chicken Spinach Bake is a one-pot low carb dinner that’s perfect for those busy weeknights! If you’re looking for an easy keto chicken dinner idea this is it.

  • Course: Dinner
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean
  • Servings: 4 Serves
  • Calories: 397 kcal

Ingredients

FOR THE CHICKEN

  • 1 pound (4 pieces) boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • salt and fresh ground pepper to taste

FOR THE SPINACH AND CHEESE

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 10 to 12 ounces baby spinach
  • 4 ounces cream cheese cubed
  • salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375F degrees.
  2. Spray a 9×13 casserole dish with cooking spray.
  3. Rub minced garlic over each chicken breast and season with oregano, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper.
  4. Transfer chicken to casserole dish, lightly spray with cooking spray, and bake for 15 minutes.
  5. In the meantime, prepare the spinach topping.
  6. Heat olive oil in a skillet; add spinach and cook for 2 minutes, or until wilted.
  7. Remove spinach from heat, stir in the cream cheese, and season with salt and pepper; stir until softened.
  8. Take chicken out of the oven, flip over each chicken breast, and layer the spinach mixture over each piece.
  9. Top with shredded mozzarella and feta cheese.
  10. Bake for an additional 20 minutes, or until cheese is melted and browned on top, and chicken is cooked thoroughly.
  11. Remove from oven and serve.

Recipe Notes

HOW TO MAKE AHEAD

  • You can prep this meal beforehand and keep it in the fridge, covered, for 2 days, or you can also freeze it for up to 3 months. Take it out of the freezer and thaw it in the fridge overnight, or on the kitchen counter. Bake as directed.
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