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Easy Italian Chicken and Potato Bake

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Easy Italian Chicken and Potato Bake
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Servings 4
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Skip the cutting board and get dinner on the table in less than an hour with this fresh, delicious one-dish wonder!
Updated Sep 20, 2016

Ingredients

  • 3 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 1 box (4.7 oz) Betty Crocker™ scalloped potatoes
  • 3/4 cup boiling water
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (1 1/4 lb)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups cherry or grape tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (2 oz)

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 450°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) baking dish or 3-quart casserole with cooking spray.
  • 2
    Spread spinach in baking dish. In medium bowl, stir Potatoes, Sauce Mix, boiling water, milk and 1 tablespoon of the butter. Spread potato mixture over spinach. Place chicken breasts on potato mixture. Drizzle chicken with remaining tablespoon of butter; sprinkle with Italian seasoning and salt. Place tomatoes around chicken in dish.
  • 3
    Bake uncovered 25 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake 3 to 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted and juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (at least 165°F). Let stand 5 minutes.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Sprinkle 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes on the chicken along with the salt and Italian seasoning for a little extra heat.
  • tip 2
    Add even more color and flavor to this easy dinner by topping with some chopped fresh basil leaves before serving.

Nutrition

460 Calories, 15g Total Fat, 46g Protein, 34g Total Carbohydrate, 6g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
460
Calories from Fat
140
Total Fat
15g
23%
Saturated Fat
7g
37%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
130mg
43%
Sodium
1140mg
47%
Potassium
1220mg
35%
Total Carbohydrate
34g
11%
Dietary Fiber
3g
11%
Sugars
6g
Protein
46g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
70%
70%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 5 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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