A savory dish from me, yeah this is a bit unusual. However, as part of the Foodbuzz Tastemaker Program, I received a coupon for Tyson’s Grilled and Ready Chicken Breast Strips. Since They are perfect any day of the week, but making this dish on the weekend was a great timesaver. I love the fact that they’re 98% fat-free and pre-seasoned and preservative free. It’s been raining here pretty much all day. A cloudy day and cool temps aren’t exactly an energy boosting combination so the less work I had to do the better. It was also one of those days when I couldn’t figure out what I wanted to bake. Lots of lemony things on my radar but want to save the lemon treats for Easter. I think if I make another cake within the next week my family is going to hijack all my flour, so today is a savory day.
I didn’t use any extra seasonings because the cheese is kind of salty and no one missed it. In addition, I garnished it with sliced red, green and yellow peppers, it needed some color. This is one of those dishes that’s hard to resist when you see it sitting out. You keep taking a little sliver here and there. When everyone is home I will have to make at least seven of them, no joke. My boys will surely eat a whole one by themselves.
1 (22 oz) bag Tyson Grilled and Ready Chicken Breast Strips
1 (8 ounce) pkg 1/3 less cream cheese, softened
¼ cup mayonnaise
½ cup shaved Parmesan cheese
½ cup onions, finely chopped
1 (14 oz) can artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
1 (10 oz) pkg frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
¼ cup shredded Colby jack cheese
2 frozen ready made pie crusts, thawed
Preheat oven to 350°. In a medium bowl, mix together cream cheese, Colby jack cheese, and mayonnaise. Gently stir in artichoke hearts and spinach. Divide mixture and chicken strips between both pie crusts. Top with grated parmesan. Bake in the preheated oven 40-45 minutes, until bubbly and lightly browned.
Even though this dish has a crust the inside would be good to scoop up with pita or tortilla chips and sprinkled with lots of hot sauce yum. Which also means we’ll be drinking lots of water later. Oh well!!