Chicken Florentine


4 large boneless chicken breasts
1 lb fresh spinach, stems removed, coarsely chopped
1/2 cup sour cream
1/2 mayonnaise
1 small onion, minced
1/4 tsp nutmeg
3 tbs butter
1 tsp paprika
1 tsp sage
1 tsp thyme
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tbs lemon juice
kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste
This is a wonderful dish of chicken served on a bead of creamy spinach.


  • Steam spinach until wilted. Allow to cool slightly and squeeze some of the water from the spinach.
  • In a large bowl mix together the mayonnaise, sour cream mayonnaise, onion and nutmeg.
  • Add the spinach, mix well and spread the mixture on the bottom of a (9X13) shallow baking dish.
  • Melt butter in a saute pan using medium heat.
  • Add the sage, thyme, garlic and paprika. Stir sauce until mixed well.
  • Add the chicken to the pan and brown on both sides. About 3 minutes per side.
  • Place the chicken in the baking dish atop of the spinach.
  • Pour the skilled drippings over the chicken.
  • Season with salt and pepper and some lemon juice.
  • Cover and bake at 350 degrees for about 20 minutes or until chicken has cooked through.




15 min


20 min


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