Marzetti® Ultimate Chicken

Marzetti® Ultimate Chicken


"Paprika-seasoned chicken breasts are served on a bed of baby spinach, sauteed apples, celery and shallots, then topped with warmed Marzetti® Ultimate Blue Cheese Dressing and toasted pine nuts."


35 m servings 601 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 601 kcal
  • 30%
  • Fat:
  • 43.7 g
  • 67%
  • Carbs:
  • 14.6g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 38.9 g
  • 78%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 110 mg
  • 37%
  • Sodium:
  • 519 mg
  • 21%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Season chicken with salt, pepper and paprika. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a skillet over medium high heat and sear both sides of chicken. Continue to cook medium heat until chicken is thoroughly cooked. Transfer to a plate and keep warm. In same skillet, heat remaining oil and saute apples, celery and shallots until tender.
  2. Gently heat Marzetti Ultimate Blue Cheese Dressings in a saucepan; do not bring to a boil. Arrange spinach on plates, top with hot vegetables, apples and chicken. Spoon warm Marzetti Ultimate Blue Cheese Dressing over all and sprinkle with pine nuts. Serve.
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  1. 17 Ratings


This one is a 3-4 star dish in reality. As other reviewers noted it is rather bland, relying on the granny smith and blue cheese for flavor. The granny smith is critical for that strong, tart ...

The taste was just outstanding! I didn't want the blue cheese sauce to go to waste so I served it over some bowtie pasta. This is restaurant quality and ridiculously easy. I thought this had ple...

What interesting flavours! I am going to have to look at more of your recipes!

If you use hot Hungarian papricka instead of sweet papricka, the recipe produces a marvelous dish.

Very good. I added blue cheese crumbles on top. Next time I will not saute the apples. I think raw will give them more tart and crunch. This is more like a salad.

Fantastic! My finace hates blue cheese and spinach, but he cleaned his plate and ate the leftovers! I would like more apple in mine. I think next time I make it, I will cook 2 apples instead ...

Yummy flavor fest. I cut the chicken in smaller pieces and will not sautee the apples next time. My husband wasn't fond of the pine nuts. The warmed dressing was a great touch!

I made this for my guests because this looks so pretty. I agree with another review about using Granny Smith apples and not cooking the apples. Everyone really liked it. I think I'll save the...

I thought it would be bland. My husband loved it