Source: Nestle® Very Best Meals

Cheesy Chicken Florentine
The classic chicken Florentine is named for the Italian city of Florence. Dishes a la Fiorentina feature chicken (or sometimes fish) on a bed of spinach leaves. The dish is dressed in a creamy white sauce mixed with Parmesan cheese.
Serves: 6
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour, 5 minutes


2 package (12-oz.) STOUFFER'S® frozen Spinach Soufflé, defrosted*
6 Boneless skinless chicken breast halves, seasoned with salt and pepper
2 tablespoons Vegetable Oil
2 cups cooked white rice
1 cup milk
1 cup Swiss cheese, shredded, divided
1/4 cup onion, chopped
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup coarse breadcrumbs, fresh
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted

SAUTÉ chicken breasts in vegetable oil until both sides are golden brown. Chicken will finish cooking in the oven.

Combine Spinach Soufflé, rice, milk, 1/2 cup Swiss cheese, onion, mustard and salt in large bowl; stir well. Spread into botoom of 9x13-inch baking pan; place chicken on top of spinach mixture. Combine breadcrumbs, butter and remaining Swiss cheese in small bowl; sprinkle mixture evenly over casserole.

Cover casserole with aluminum foil. Bake in preheated 375 degrees F oven for 25 minutes; remove cover. Continue bakin for 35 to 40 minutes or until spinach mixture is set and chicken is not longer pink in the center.

*Defrost Spinach Soufflé in microwave on 50% power for 6 to 7 minutes.

*Defrost Spinach Souffle in microwave on 50% power for 6 to 7 minutes.