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Creamy Rice, Chicken & Spinach Dinner

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4 servings, 1-1/2 cups each

It's creamy, it's delicious and it's a Healthy Living recipe. When it comes to chicken and rice recipes, this one is an overachiever!

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  • Heat dressing in Dutch oven or large deep skillet on medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 3 min., stirring occasionally. Stir in broth; bring to boil. Add rice; stir. Return to boil; cover. Simmer on medium heat 5 min.
  • Add Neufchatel; cook 2 to 3 min. or until melted, stirring frequently. Add spinach. (Pan will be full.) Cook, covered, 1 min. or until spinach is wilted. Stir gently to mix in spinach.
  • Remove pan from heat. Let stand, covered, 5 min. Stir in tomatoes; top with Parmesan.

Make it Easy

Purchase bagged pre-washed fresh baby spinach in your produce section.


Prepare using KRAFT Lite Zesty Italian Dressing.


  • 4 servings, 1-1/2 cups each

Healthy Living

  • Low calorie
  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Diabetes Center

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 3 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 2-1/2 Starch
  • 1 Vegetable
  • 3 Meat (L)
  • 1-1/2 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

This simple, yet elegant, low-calorie skillet meal is high in vitamin A from the spinach. Eating right never tasted so good!

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings, 1-1/2 cups each
Calories 420
% Daily Value
Total fat 13g
Saturated fat 6g
Cholesterol 90mg
Sodium 640mg
Carbohydrate 41g
Dietary fiber 4g
Sugars 4g
Protein 35g
Vitamin A 120 %DV
Vitamin C 20 %DV
Calcium 15 %DV
Iron 15 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • Mooncastyre |

    After finishing this dish, I had a few thoughts on how to improve and made some changes. First, I think they switched the rice and chicken stock measurements. It should be 1-1/2 cups of rice to two cups of chicken stock. Otherwise it is way too dry. I added 8 oz of sliced fresh mushrooms toward the end of cooking the chicken. I also felt that the ***** cheese was too overwhelming and tangy. I think 2 oz of ***** cheese and 1/4 cup light sour ***** may be more balanced. It could even be omitted altogether if you're not looking for a creamy version. I also reduced the spinach to 6 oz, which was plenty.

  • Mooncastyre |

    Very good, but I felt that after cooking the rice, it was too dry. I increased the chicken broth to two cups and it was creamy like the recipe description.

  • slansdon |

    Looks good but when do you use the Italian Roasted Red Pepper Dressing and how many tomatoes do you use?