Braised Chicken with Savory White Beans & Spinach

  • Prep 10 min.
  • Total 20 min.
  • Serves 6
  • Braised Chicken with Savory White Beans & Spinach
Chicken is browned then simmered with white beans and spinach in a richly flavored  Italian sauce.

POSTED IN: Dinner, Popular, Quick & Easy, Tomato Sauce

What You'll Need

  • 1 1/2

    pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (about 6 breast halves)

  • 1/8

    teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1/2

    teaspoon dried oregano leaves or dried basil leaves, crushed

  • 1

    teaspoon olive oil

  • 2


  • 1

    cup white cannellini beans, rinsed and drained

  • 1

    package (10 ounces) fresh baby spinach

How to Make It

  • 1

    Season the chicken with the black pepper and oregano.

  • 2

    Heat the oil in a 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.  Add the chicken and cook for 10 minutes or until it's well browned on both sides.

  • 3

    Stir the sauce in the skillet and heat to a boil. Reduce the heat to low. Cover and cook for 5 minutes.

  • 4

    Uncover the skillet. Stir in the beans and spinach and cook for 5 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.