Recipe By Lisa Culbertson
Published Jun 8th
Prep 10m Cook 15m Additional - Ready In 25m
Servings 4 servings Calories 170.2

Created this recipe as a way to use leftover chicken and make a quick healthy dinner and it was a huge hit, even with my picky eaters! Can be served as-is for low-carb meal or over angel hair pasta.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 boneless chicken breast halves, sliced into strips
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 pint mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 1 ½ cups baby spinach

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat; add chicken and season with salt and pepper. Cook and stir until chicken is no longer pink in the center, 5 to 10 minutes. Transfer chicken to a plate.
  2. 2 Melt butter in the same skillet; cook and stir mushrooms and garlic until mushrooms are lightly browned, 5 to 7 minutes. Mix tomato and chicken into mushroom mixture; season with salt. Cook and stir, 2 to 3 minutes. Add spinach and gently stir until wilted, 2 to 3 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 170.2
  • Carbohydrate 4.6 g
  • Cholesterol 47.6 mg
  • Fat 10.9 g
  • Fiber 1.4 g
  • Protein 14.8 g
  • Saturated Fat 4.5 g
  • Sodium 122.2 mg
  • Sugar 2.1 g

Chef's Notes

You can add in Italian seasoning or rosemary to make this more of an Italian dish. You can also substitute roughly 2 teaspoons of store-bought minced garlic for the fresh garlic.


  1. Very easy and tasty with a few changes. First I need to mention this recipe isn't enough for 4 servings it is enough for 2. I added Italian seasoning since another reviewer mentioned it needed more flavor. I cooked the chicken while cooking the garlic mushrooms in a different pan. I added a drained can - Read more ...
  2. Perfect for those busy nights this recipe is fast and easy and fresh tasting and healthy. The only change I would make is to add more spinach the next time.
  3. My family went crazy over this recipe even the finicky eaters! Cutting the oil ans butter in half did not affect the taste at all just the amount of fat and carbs This has become a family favorite!