Creamy Spinach & Sun-Dried Tomato Baked Chicken

Oven baked chicken breasts topped with a heavenly mixture of cream cheese, spinach, sun-dried tomatoes, cheddar cheese, and garlic.

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A quick and easy chicken dinner recipe your entire family will love!

Chicken is by far the most favored meal in my house, but baking chicken breasts in the oven has never been my preferred way of cooking it. Until now. Thanks to cream cheese and the many ways of flavoring it, cheesy baked chicken has become my staple on busy weeknights. 

The ingredients here are naturally low carb and keto friendly, but you can serve this rich and savory chicken with a side of pasta or rice for the kids or anyone not following a low carb diet. 

Cream Cheese Baked Chicken Breasts With Spinach & Sun-Dried Tomatoes | A quick, easy, healthy, and low carb dinner recipe for your family! It's not easy finding keto friendly meals that the entire family can enjoy, but even your kids will love this savory chicken recipe. Great for busy weeknight dinners because it's fast and simple to make in your oven. No grill required for the best chicken, ever!

In a small bowl, mix together your cheesy topping: softened cream cheese, sun-dried tomatoes, cooked spinach, shredded cheddar, and garlic powder. 

Yummy Cream Cheese Baked Chicken Breasts (with spinach, sun-dried tomatoes, and cheddar cheese). A low carb family friendly dinner idea!

Your mixture should look creamy and irresistible. 😋

Chicken dinner ideas with cream cheese!

In order to get the absolute best results for this recipe, you’ll want to make sure your chicken is either pounded or cut thin. This gives you more of the cheesy topping in each bite. 

Place the chicken in a large, greased baking dish and season each side generously with black pepper and a little bit of salt. Next, plop the cream cheese mixture evenly onto each breast and use a spatula or the back of a spoon to spread it over top. 

Creamy Spinach & Sun-Dried Tomato Baked Chicken Breasts (A super quick and easy low carb dinner recipe for your family!)

Bake in a 425 degree oven for about 20 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through. That’s it! Serve alone or over a bed of rice or pasta. This chicken is also excellent with a side of greek salad and garlic bread. 

Looking for easy oven baked chicken breast ideas for your picky family? They are going to love this cream cheese recipe! It's naturally healthy and low carb, but absolutely delicious. Quick to make for busy weeknight meals. Loaded with healthy spinach!

Creamy Spinach & Sun-Dried Tomato Baked Chicken

A quick and easy oven baked chicken breast recipe! Cream cheese is a simple way to make the best tasty chicken in your oven with very little effort. This recipe is naturally low carb and keto friendly, but you can serve it with whatever suits your family's needs.

Course: Main Course
Keyword: breasts, cheesy, chicken, cream cheese, keto, low carb, oven baked
Servings: 4
Ingredients
  • 2 large chicken breasts (About 1.5 pounds)
  • 3 cups fresh spinach
  • 6 (oz) cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • salt & pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Preheat your oven to 425 degrees and grease a 9x13 baking dish.

  2. Either cut your chicken breasts in half lengthwise, or pound the chicken and then cut them in half. Basically, you want 4 thin sliced breasts, no thicker than 1/2 inch each.

  3. Pat the chicken dry and place them in your prepared baking dish. Sprinkle each side with salt and pepper.

  4. Cook the spinach on your stovetop until wilted. Meanwhile, drain and pat out any excess grease from your sun-dried tomatoes, and then cut them up into smaller pieces.

  5. Microwave the cream cheese until very soft (about 20 seconds) and then stir it together with the cooked spinach, sun-dried tomatoes, cheddar cheese, and garlic powder.

  6. Evenly plop the cream cheese mixture onto your chicken breasts and then spread it over top with a small spatula or the back of a spoon.

  7. Bake uncovered in the center rack of your oven for about 20 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.

Recipe Notes

This chicken is excellent served with a greek salad, cauliflower rice, roasted veggies, mashed potatoes & gravy, buttered noodles, rice, garlic bread, or mashed cauliflower.


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