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Spinach and Chicken Casserole Recipe

Updated on February 2, 2015
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Photos on this chicken spinach recipe are my own.
Photos on this chicken spinach recipe are my own.

A delicious one dish meal:

This spinach and chicken casserole recipe creates an absolutely delicious and marvelously nutritious dinner meal.

It also looks colorfully attractive when set out on the dinner table.

Low fat, high antioxidant, and oozing vitamins it is a tasty all in one dish that is sure to have the spinach lovers in your family asking for more.

This chicken and spinach dish is a full meal deal comprised of chicken breast, vegetables, spinach, and noodles.

It is also a very filling feast so bring a hearty appetite to this meal.


Popeye was right - Spinach is good for you.

Allen's Popeye Spinach, 13.5000-Ounce (Pack of 6)
Allen's Popeye Spinach, 13.5000-Ounce (Pack of 6)

Do you remember the old Popeye cartoons where he pops off the lid of the tin and swallows down the whole can of spinach?

His arms would bulge out with new found muscles and he would have the strength to take care of what ever needed doing.

Well Popeye was right. Spinach really is good for you.

 
Onions add a burst of flavor to stew, soup, or casserole.
Onions add a burst of flavor to stew, soup, or casserole.

Ingredients for this spinach-chicken recipe:

3 cooked chicken breasts

1 small bag of spinach

2 prepared packages of Knorr Sidekick Noodles (Your choice)

1 onion

1/2 head of cooked cauliflower

3 celery arms

3 carrots

2 cloves of garlic

Salt, pepper, and ginger to taste.

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Step by step photo directions.

Slice your carrots and celery. Dice your onions and garlic.

Onions and garlic are sulfur rich foods. Wonderful for detox.
Onions and garlic are sulfur rich foods. Wonderful for detox.

Put your vegetables in a frying pan to cook. I add 1/4 cup water and 1 tablespoon margarine. - Cover and let vegetables steam till tender on medium low heat.

While your vegetables are cooking:

1) Follow the directions on the Knorr Sidekicks package to prepare your noodle base. When cooked remove the pot from the heat and let sit.

2) Steam cook your cauliflower.

3) In a large pot cook your spinach. When cooked drain your spinach but leave it in the large pot. You will add all your other ingredients into this pot once they are cooked.

4) Dice your chicken breasts into cubes.

A decorative soup tureen is ideal for stews, casseroles, and goulashes.

Portmeirion Pomona Earthenware Tureen and Ladle
Portmeirion Pomona Earthenware Tureen and Ladle

Old fashioned soup tureen is delightfully charming in an old country style. A beautiful tureen can add a delightful atmosphere to any dinner table.

A beautiful tureen adds a touch of elegance and class to a formal dining table. Simply add candle light and you have a delightful air of old fashioned delight.

 

Add your diced chicken, cooked vegetables, and Knorr noodles into the spinach pot. - Mix ingredients together, then cover, and let sit for about ten minutes.

Spinach Casserole
Spinach Casserole

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Ideal for fall harvest, Thanksgiving, and Christmas meals.

A spinach chicken dinner meal is ideal to serve up in this charming turkey tureen. Delightful accent to a fall or winter holiday table setting.

Soup tureens are wonderful for holding soups, stews, goulash, and vegetable dishes within them. A tureen is ideal for serving up this spinach chicken dish.

This is one turkey who will add a very tasty festive air to your dining table.

Vitamins antioxidants and calories in spinach

Spinach is rich in vitamins A, K, C, B2, B6, and E. It is also rich in manganese, magnesium, calcium, potassium, and copper. Spinach provides some zinc, healthy omega 3 fats, and protein. There really is a lot of nutrition packed into spinach.

Spinach also contains only a mere 41 calories per cup making it an excellent food choice for dieters.

Eat your spinach. It is good for you.

Spinach: Love it or hate it?

Spinach: Love it or hate it?

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This dish is nutritious, filling, colorful, and delightfully delicious.

Spinach and chicken recipe
Spinach and chicken recipe

Spinach - Do you love it or dislike it?

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    • jmsp206 profile image

      Julia M S Pearce 

      3 years ago from Melbourne, Australia

      I can smell it from here!

    • Brite-Ideas profile image

      Barbara Tremblay Cipak 

      4 years ago from Toronto, Canada

      This looks wonderful - just love anything with spinach :)

    • jolou profile image

      jolou 

      4 years ago

      I love it, along with any other leafy green. I also love recipes like this one, that are fast and easy to make and healthy too!

    • georgepmoola2 profile image

      georgepmoola2 

      4 years ago

      Love it, but never seem to get around to using it often enough. I get the feeling, though, that these scrummy recipes are going to change all that! Great lens!

    • Monika Weise profile image

      Monika Weise 

      5 years ago from Indianapolis, IN USA

      I am going to try this one. I LOVE spinach!

    • Frischy profile image

      Frischy 

      5 years ago from Kentucky, USA

      I must make this! Pretty tureens too!

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 

      5 years ago from United States

      You Spinach and Chicken casserole recipe sounds delicious and I love all of the featured soup tureens!

    • KimGiancaterino profile image

      KimGiancaterino 

      5 years ago

      I don't eat chicken, but I'm sure crazy about spinach. My husband will love this recipe.

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 

      5 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      We eat a lot of chicken and not much spinach so I think this recipe sounds like a good one for us to try. I am printing it out. Thanks so much for sharing

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      Michey LM 

      5 years ago

      Come back to pin this lens to have it handy, it is the next in line to try because I like spinach and chicken.

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      Ann 

      5 years ago from Yorkshire, England

      I love spinach and am always looking for new recipes - thanks for this, as a veggie I will substitute the chicken with quorn and it will still be delicious. :)

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      anonymous 

      5 years ago

      Oh my this spinach and chicken recipe sounds wonderful! I will have to try to make it for my honey!

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      WhiteOak50 

      5 years ago

      Chicken and Spinach are both my favorite, add the cauliflower and you have one happy girl. This recipe is very healthy and I cannot wait to try it.!! Good Work.

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      sittonbull 

      5 years ago

      I love spinach and chicken and this looks fairly easy to make... so will have to try it~

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      Tonie Cook 

      5 years ago from USA

      Love spinach, and this looks like a great recipe.

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      Michey LM 

      5 years ago

      Very nutrition... Love spinach so I'll try.

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      ohcaroline 

      5 years ago

      I like spinach raw; but don't care that much for cooked spinach.

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      awesomedealz4u 

      5 years ago

      LOVE spinach! My favorite veggie!

    • Lady Lorelei profile imageAUTHOR

      Lorelei Cohen 

      5 years ago from Canada

      @Diana Wenzel: This spinach chicken casserole is definitely delicious and nutritious. The spinach almost has the texture and taste of mozzarella cheese in this recipe. Nice.

    • Lady Lorelei profile imageAUTHOR

      Lorelei Cohen 

      5 years ago from Canada

      @anonymous: So glad that you gave my chicken spinach recipe a try. It is sort of a memory food for me because it is the first dish that I fed my husband after we met. (He kept turning up at supper time poor man was starving to death).

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      anonymous 

      5 years ago

      @anonymous: It is so good, that I wanted to post this a FaceBook for my friends to see your recipe too. Yummy! :)

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      anonymous 

      6 years ago

      I did try this and liked it really well...and can almost smell it right now, this is spinach and chicken goodness and freezes nicely too for quick and healthy fast food later.

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      Renaissance Woman 

      6 years ago from Colorado

      I am definitely making this recipe. Sounds totally delicious and nutritious. I eat spinach most days so I am always on the lookout for new ways of cooking it. Thanks! Love that Polish tureen, too. Always fun to have something new and unique for serving a dish.

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      OrganicMom247 

      6 years ago

      I love spinach. This sounds really delicious.

    • Lady Lorelei profile imageAUTHOR

      Lorelei Cohen 

      6 years ago from Canada

      @anonymous: Spinach and chicken just go so good together in a recipe. Not sure why but as it is so very healthy I guess the why is really not so important as the nutritional benefits of the recipe.

    • Lady Lorelei profile imageAUTHOR

      Lorelei Cohen 

      6 years ago from Canada

      @PaulaMorgan: I have never had spinach combined with cheese but I can imagine that it would also make for some pretty delightful recipes.

    • Lady Lorelei profile imageAUTHOR

      Lorelei Cohen 

      6 years ago from Canada

      @TonyPayne: Thank you Poddy - so glad that I managed to tingle your taste buds with my spinach recipe.

    • Lady Lorelei profile imageAUTHOR

      Lorelei Cohen 

      6 years ago from Canada

      @dellgirl: This spinach and chicken recipe is absolutely delicious. Also healthy for you which is a much added bonus. I am sure that you will enjoy it.

    • Lady Lorelei profile imageAUTHOR

      Lorelei Cohen 

      6 years ago from Canada

      @ajgodinho: It is funny but in this recipe the spinach actually has the taste and texture of mozzarella cheese. It is amazing how a recipe can change the flavor of a food.

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      Anthony Godinho 

      6 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      I love spinach and chicken, so I think I'll really like this recipe...looks yummy too...blessings! :)

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      dellgirl 

      7 years ago

      Yummmy, I have to tell the "cook" (that'd be mr. dellgirl) about this. He makes the best ever spinach salad and, we eat chicken a lot. Better yet, I'll just print the recipe and have it handy. Thanks for posting this delicious treat!

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      Tony Payne 

      7 years ago from Southampton, UK

      This sounds like a great recipe. When we eat meat it's mostly chicken, and we love veggies too. You can't go far wrong with spinach. You made me hungry, even though it's only 6:45am! Blessed.

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      Paula Morgan 

      7 years ago from Sydney Australia

      Yum I love spinach and usually stick to spinach and cheese pie but I think I will try this version with Chicken.. it looks great

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      I do like spinach and feel a little healthier just thinking of eating your spinach and chicken dish, it sounds yummy delicious!

    • Lady Lorelei profile imageAUTHOR

      Lorelei Cohen 

      7 years ago from Canada

      @lasertek lm: Thank you for popping by lasertek. I hope you will give my spinach recipe a try. It really is yummy.

    • Lady Lorelei profile imageAUTHOR

      Lorelei Cohen 

      7 years ago from Canada

      @theonlineanswer: Spinach really is healthy and it is good in this recipe. It is my best spinach dish.

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      Fcuk Hub 

      7 years ago

      I had it first time in my life just few weeks ago and it was delicious. Just the colour and consistency was a bit weird.

    • Lady Lorelei profile imageAUTHOR

      Lorelei Cohen 

      7 years ago from Canada

      @aliciamaggie54: In this spinach dish the spinach has a texture like mozzarella cheese. It really is a good dish.

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      aliciamaggie54 

      7 years ago

      I like spinach. I sometimes include it with my dinner.

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      theonlineanswer 

      7 years ago

      I love spinach.

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      lasertek lm 

      7 years ago

      Like it! It would be a good recipe to try. Thanks for sharing.

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      Mary Crowther 

      7 years ago from Havre de Grace

      Love it, especially fresh spinach!

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