Chicken Florentine

Chicken Florentine

Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 4 people


  • 4 chicken breast (skinless)
  • 1 onion (small, quartered)
  • 1 garlic clove (large, minced)
  • 1 tbs butter or margerine
  • 2 cups mushrooms (sliced, fresh)
  • 1 lb spinach (fresh, rinsed, stems removed)
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese


  • In a medium sized saucepan, combine chicken breasts and onion with water to cover. Cover and poach chicken over medium-low heat until white throughout (about 20 minutes).
  • Meanwhile, melt margarine in a frying pan. Add mushrooms and garlic and cook until tender, about 5 minutes.
  • Preheat broiler. Arrange fresh spinach evenly in an 8-inch square baking dish. Sprinkle with nutmeg, salt and pepper to taste. Arrange chicken in a single layer over fresh spinach. Top with mushrooms. Sprinkle with cheese. Broil for 1-2 minutes until cheese is melted.

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