Chicken Breasts Florentine

Chicken Breasts Florentine

Gold Medal® all-purpose flour provides a simple addition to this chicken breast that’s sprinkled with cheese and nutmeg – a wonderful dinner ready in about an hour!

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cups uncooked egg noodles (4 ounces)
tablespoons butter or margarine
tablespoons Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
teaspoon pepper
cup milk
cup chicken broth
package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed to drain
cup grated Parmesan cheese
teaspoon ground nutmeg
boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (1 1/4 pounds)
Additional ground nutmeg
  1. Heat oven to 375º. Spray rectangular pan, 11x7x1 1/2 inches, with cooking spray. Cook and drain noodles as directed on package.
  2. While noodles are cooking, melt butter in 2-quart saucepan over medium heat. Stir in flour and pepper. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until smooth and bubbly; remove from heat. Stir in milk and broth. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute; remove from heat.
  3. Mix spinach, noodles, half of the sauce, 1/4 cup of the cheese and 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg. Spoon mixture into pan. Place chicken on spinach mixture. Pour remaining sauce over chicken. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup cheese and additional nutmeg.
  4. Cover and bake 30 minutes. Uncover and bake about 15 minutes longer or until light brown on top and juice of chicken is no longer pink when centers of thickest pieces are cut.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
With the variety of breads available, be sure to experiment by serving an herb bread, a focaccia or sourdough rolls or bread with this casserole. Serve with a Caesar salad and a hearty cherry crisp for dessert.
Did You Know?
Noodles come in a variety of forms and sizes, including fine, medium, wide, extra-wide, ribbons and dumplings. They can be fresh, frozen or dried and made with or without eggs. Almost any type of noodle can be used in this recipe, depending on your preference.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 370
    • (Calories from Fat 120),
  • Total Fat 13g
    • (Saturated Fat 5g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 40mg;
  • Sodium 850mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 39g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 6g),
  • Protein 25g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 2 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 2 1/2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.