Olive Garden Chicken Piadina

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We cut down the fat, so you can feel great about enjoying this flavorful flatbread sandwich.

Craving Italian food? Olive Garden might immediately come to mind for delicious lunch options. However, it probably isn’t the healthiest choice, so we put together this Olive Garden Chicken Piadina CopyCat recipe. It has all the same delicious flavors as the restaurant version, but with fewer calories. We nixed the heavy Italian cream sauce in favor of silky mozzarella cheese. Since we cut down the fat, you can feel great about enjoying this flavorful flatbread sandwich.

First, garlic, oregano, and sun-dried tomatoes give this meal a classic Italian taste. Then, lean chicken breast and spinach load it up with protein and nutrients. So, what are you waiting for? Serve this alongside a tasty soup or salad for a wholesome dinner, or enjoy with a side of homemade chips for a simple lunch.

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Olive Garden Chicken Piadina Copycat

This delicious and wholesome Italian sandwich is a slimmed-down version of a restaurant favorite.
Yield 4 people
Serving Size 1 slice
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Italian

Ingredients

  • 2 flatbread pieces large
  • 1 bone-in skin-on chicken breasts skin will be removed later
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella part-skim, shredded
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes packed in olive oil, diced
  • 1 cup baby spinach fresh
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
  • 1/2 cup marinara no sugar added, for dipping

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Place chicken breasts skin side up in a small roasting pan. Roast for 45 minutes or until chicken juices run clear and it reaches 165 degrees. Allow to cool until it can be handled. Remove skin and bone, then slice into thin strips.
  • Combine mozzarella, shredded chicken, garlic, sun-dried tomatoes, spinach, oregano, salt, and, pepper. Place one flatbread on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Spread chicken mixture over flatbread, top with the other flatbread. Bake until hot and cheese is melted, about 15 minutes.
  • Allow to set for a few minutes, then slice Piadina into 4 slices using a pizza wheel. Serve with marinara on the side for dipping.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 1slice | Calories: 317kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 39mg | Sodium: 330mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 27g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 12
Keywords Budget-Friendly, Holiday, Kid-Friendly

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Gale Compton

Gale co-founded SkinnyMs. with a goal to provide women with delicious recipes, fitness routines, and ways to reach their ideal weight. Gale has been featured on the Today Show in which she won a cook off for the best Lasagna. Be sure to search for her winning recipe, Skinny Lasagna Rolls.

Guided by her firm belief in healthy eating and the power of exercise, Gale has written two cookbooks and several fitness ebooks. She earned her Fitness Training Certification from, National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association. Gale loves to run with her dog Maggie and has completed numerous half-marathons.

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