Open-Faced Chicken, Spinach and Artichoke Sandwiches – Easy Dinner Idea

Chicken Spinach Artichoke Sandwich

I have 3 kids with hectic schedules, so sometimes (okay, lots of times) I like to whip up a quick and easy dinner. These protein-packed sandwiches help my kiddos power through soccer practice or a front-yard game of basketball, and they’re sophisticated enough to serve at a gathering with grownups. Not that I host those often, but still.

This recipe for chicken, spinach, and artichoke sandwiches is fairly basic. You can customize it by adding minced garlic to the chicken mixture or topping your sandwiches with Parmesan flakes or mozzarella slices. Red pepper flakes are great if you want to balance out the sweetness of the sun-dried tomatoes.

To save time, I use chicken that has already been cooked. You can do the same by using canned chicken or leftover rotisserie chicken. Some deli counters also sell cooked, shredded chicken breast.

Is your stomach rumbling yet? Okay, let’s get started.

Add cooked, shredded chicken breast to a nonstick saucepan and stir in spinach artichoke dip. Heat on low or medium heat for several minutes.

Chicken Spinach Artichoke Sandwich

Measure out artichoke hearts and sun-dried tomatoes while you heat the chicken mixture.

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Coarsely chop the artichoke hearts and sun-dried tomatoes. This lends a nice texture to your chicken sandwiches.

Chicken Spinach Artichoke Sandwich

See all that oil? Sun-dried tomatoes are messy, especially when you buy the ones packed in olive oil. They’re so good, though.

Add artichoke hearts and sun-dried tomatoes to your chicken mixture, and stir to combine. Heat for a few more minutes.

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Drizzle olive oil on some bread. I like to use gluten-free farmhouse-style white bread. I toast it first so it doesn’t get soggy.

Chicken Spinach Artichoke Sandwich

Add baby spinach to your bread. Spinach has tons of iron, and you need some of that on a daily basis if you spend a large chunk of your time chasing after energetic kids.

Chicken Spinach Artichoke Sandwich

Top baby spinach with your chicken, artichoke, and sun-dried tomato mixture.

Chicken Spinach Artichoke Sandwich

I like to serve this with a spinach salad drizzled with Bragg vinaigrette, but you don’t have to.

Chicken Spinach Artichoke Sandwich

Let’s get all up close and personal with the open-faced sandwiches.

Chicken Spinach Artichoke Sandwich

Yep, this recipe is definitely a dinner winner. Hope you love it as much as we do.

Chicken Spinach Artichoke Sandwich

Here’s a printable, Pinnable recipe for my chicken, spinach, and artichoke sandwiches.

Open-Faced Chicken, Spinach and Artichoke Sandwiches - Easy Dinner Idea
Print Recipe
Creamy spinach artichoke dip, sweet sun-dried tomatoes, and buttery artichokes infuse shredded chicken breast with Italian flavor
Servings Prep Time
2 to 4 people 5 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
Servings Prep Time
2 to 4 people 5 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
Open-Faced Chicken, Spinach and Artichoke Sandwiches - Easy Dinner Idea
Print Recipe
Creamy spinach artichoke dip, sweet sun-dried tomatoes, and buttery artichokes infuse shredded chicken breast with Italian flavor
Servings Prep Time
2 to 4 people 5 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
Servings Prep Time
2 to 4 people 5 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: people
Instructions
  1. Combine spinach artichoke dip and shredded chicken in a saucepan and stir to blend. Cook over low to medium heat for several minutes.
  2. Coarsely chop artichoke hearts and sun-dried tomatoes, then add to chicken mixture in saucepan. Continue heating for 3 to 5 more minutes.
  3. Drizzle olive oil on bread or crescent rolls, then top with baby spinach leaves. Scoop chicken mixture on top of spinach leaves and serve.
Recipe Notes

For a low-carb meal, serve this spinach artichoke chicken mixture on lettuce or spinach rather than bread.

I like to serve this with a spinach salad topped with Bragg vinaigrette.

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What’s your favorite type of sandwich? Do you think you can make this recipe without devouring half the carton of spinach artichoke dip as you cook?

2 thoughts on “Open-Faced Chicken, Spinach and Artichoke Sandwiches – Easy Dinner Idea

  • April 20, 2016 at 5:11 pm
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    I searched a bunch of sites and this was the best.

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    • April 29, 2016 at 1:43 pm
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      Thanks, Starly! I hope you enjoy these chicken, spinach, and artichoke sandwiches!

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