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Creamy Chicken with Spinach and Chickpeas 

Julie shows us a flavorful chicken dinner using Philadelphia cream cheese and Oscar Mayer ham. Creamy chicken with spinach and chick peas is made with ease and is sure to please!
prep time
30 min
45 min
8 servings

what you need

  • 1/3 cup fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 6 oz. (3/4 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, cubed
  • 1/2 tsp. ground red pepper (cayenne)
  • 1 can  (15 oz.) chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed, divided
  • 1/4 cup KRAFT Zesty Italian Dressing
  • 8 small bone-in chicken breasts (3 lb.)
  • 4 slices OSCAR MAYER Baked Cooked Ham, chopped
  • 2 pkg. (6 oz. each) baby spinach leaves

  • BLEND broth, cream cheese, pepper and 1/2 cup chickpeas in blender until smooth.
  • HEAT dressing in large skillet on medium heat. Add chicken; cook 8 min. or until browned on all sides, turning occasionally. Add ham and remaining chickpeas. Pour cream cheese sauce over ingredients in skillet; cover with lid. Simmer on medium-low 15 min. or until chicken is done (165ºF).
  • ADD spinach; cook, covered, 5 min. or until spinach is wilted.

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