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Greek Garlic and Herb-Stuffed Grilled Chicken Breasts

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  • 30 min prep time
  • 30 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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A warm evening, a glass of wine, and tender grilled chicken filled with herb-flecked cheese and olives--perfect.

Ingredients

1
container (4 oz) garlic-and-herbs spreadable cheese
1/3
cup coarsely chopped kalamata olives, patted dry
1/3
cup finely chopped green onions
1 1/2
teaspoons chopped fresh oregano leaves
4
boneless skinless chicken breasts
1
tablespoon olive oil
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper

Steps

  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In medium bowl, stir together cheese, olives, onions and oregano. Place chicken breasts flat on cutting surface. Cut a lengthwise slit in each chicken breast forming a pocket, keeping other 3 sides intact. Stuff each chicken with cheese mixture; secure with toothpicks. Brush chicken with oil; sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • 2 Place chicken on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 8 to 10 minutes, turning occasionally, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F).
  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In medium bowl, stir together cheese, olives, onions and oregano. Place chicken breasts flat on cutting surface. Cut a lengthwise slit in each chicken breast forming a pocket, keeping other 3 sides intact. Stuff each chicken with cheese mixture; secure with toothpicks. Brush chicken with oil; sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • 2 Place chicken on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 8 to 10 minutes, turning occasionally, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F).

Expert Tips

Feta is an authentic substituted for the spreadable cheese.

Kalamata olives are a dark eggplant color with a rich and fruity flavor.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
Calories from Fat
170
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
28%
Saturated Fat
8g
40%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
105mg
35%
Sodium
400mg
17%
Total Carbohydrate
2g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
0%
Protein
29g
29%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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