Mediterranean Chicken Spinach Bake

This is a rare What I Ate Wednesday post, because it really is about what I ate Wednesday–last Wednesday anyway! After a string of late nights at work that left me scrounging for dinner at 8:00 or 9:00 pm, I decided to leave work early on Wednesday to make sure that I was home in time to fix dinner. I know that I had chicken to cook, but I wasn’t sure what to do with it.

Mediterranean Chicken Spinach Bake via Got2Run4Me

I had just seen Kim’s post with her delicious Chicken Spinach Bake, and while I knew I didn’t have the fresh ingredients to make her recipe, I thought I might have enough similar ingredients on hand to make a decent variation. It turned out good enough for my husband to go back for seconds, so it’s a clear winner in my house! (Please see the full recipe below.)

Mediterranean Chicken Spinach Bake

By Coco Published: March 26, 2014

  • Yield: 4-6 Servings
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 45 mins
  • Ready In: 1 hr 5 mins

This is a rare What I Ate Wednesday post, because it really is about what I ate Wednesday--last Wednesday anyway! After a string of …



  1. Preheat over to 375F.
  2. Spread spinach in bottom of 9X9 baking dish.
  3. Drain tomatoes, reserving 1/2 cup of liquid. Distribute tomatoes evenly over spinach.
  4. Sprinkle Italian seasoning evenly over tomatoes.
  5. Prepare diced chicken breast and distribute evenly over tomatoes. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Stir Penzeys Tsardust spice mix into reserved liquid from tomatoes, and pour over dish.
  7. Dice several Kalamata olives (to taste) and sprinkle evenly over dish.
  8. Cover tightly with foil and bake at 350F for 30 minutes, or until chicken is thoroughly cooked,
  9. Remove foil, sprinkle crumbled goat cheese over dish, and return to oven for 10 minutes.
  10. Enjoy!
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11 Responses to Mediterranean Chicken Spinach Bake

  1. Tiff says:

    Oh yum!! Goat cheese and olives for the win.
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  2. Kierston says:

    Love the addition of Goat Cheese. Yum.
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  3. I love goat cheese and kalamata olives. This looks awesome!! recently posted…Lozilu Mud Run RecapMy Profile

  4. Kim says:

    Definitely adding olives next time!!
    Thanks for the shout-out! Glad you were able to revamp it to make it work for you – my favorite thing about cooking!!!
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  5. Yum Yucky says:

    Ohhh my. It looks wanderrrfull.
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  6. I am so glad you got to go home early to make this SCRUMPTIOUS DISH!! 🙂
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  7. Elena says:

    Looks delicious! Might need to add this meal to our meal plan for next week!
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  8. Love goat cheese in everything. Looks great.
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  9. Amanda H says:

    Thanks for sharing! Looks yummy and fairly easy–just my style 🙂
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