Greek Garlic and Herb-Stuffed Grilled Chicken Breasts

A warm evening, a glass of wine, and tender grilled chicken filled with herb-flecked cheese and olives--perfect.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 4

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
  • 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).
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    290
    (
    Calories from Fat
    170),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    18g
    18%
    (Saturated Fat
    8g,
    8%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    105mg
    105%;
    Sodium
    400mg
    400%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    2g
    2%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    29g
    29%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    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 Choices:
    0
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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