Spinach Stuffed Chicken

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Spinach Stuffed Chicken #ClassicRecipes

You’ll look like a professional chef when you serve these stuffed chicken breasts for dinner.

Prep time: 20 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients:

  1. Olive oil cooking spray
  2. 4 skinless boneless chicken breasts
  3. 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  4. ½ cup shredded or 4 slices low sodium mozzarella cheese
  5. 1 cup fresh spinach leaves
  6. 1 medium tomato, sliced
  7. ⅛ teaspoon salt
  8. Black pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat 9x13-inch pan with cooking spray.
  2. Place spinach in large microwavable bowl, and heat in the microwave for one minute, so spinach is wilted.
  3. Rub chicken with garlic. Cut each chicken breast open lengthwise (like a book) and season the inside with salt and pepper.
  4. Spray large skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken breasts and cook 4-5 minutes. Flip and cook 4-5 more minutes. Make sure there is no pink inside.
  5. Remove chicken and place on plate.
  6. Once chicken has cooled enough to handle, stuff each chicken with spinach, mozzarella, and tomato.
  7. Place stuffed chicken in pan and bake for 10 minutes.

 

Nutrition info (per serving): Calories: 391, Fat: 11g, Sodium: 158mg, Carbs: 3g, Sugars: 2g, Protein: 66g.

Jim Bohs