Herb Cheese-Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Enjoy these delicious chicken breasts stuffed with herb and cheese that are ready in less than an hour – perfect for a dinner.

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  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

4
boneless skinless chicken breasts (1 lb)
2
oz feta cheese, crumbled (1/2 cup)
1/4
cup chopped fresh parsley
2
teaspoons chopped fresh or 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
2
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
2
cans (14.5 oz each) diced tomatoes with Italian-style herbs, undrained
1/4
cup sliced ripe olives
4
teaspoons cornstarch

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. With sharp knife, cut 3-inch slit in meaty side of each chicken breast to form pocket.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix cheese, parsley, oregano and oil. Gently spoon 1/4 of mixture into each pocket. Place chicken in ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish.
  • 3 In medium bowl, mix remaining ingredients; pour over chicken.
  • 4 Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F).
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. With sharp knife, cut 3-inch slit in meaty side of each chicken breast to form pocket.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix cheese, parsley, oregano and oil. Gently spoon 1/4 of mixture into each pocket. Place chicken in ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish.
  • 3 In medium bowl, mix remaining ingredients; pour over chicken.
  • 4 Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F).

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Serve these chicken breasts with mashed potatoes or egg noodles to use every bit of the tasty sauce.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
(
Calories from Fat
130),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
80mg
80%;
Sodium
560mg
560%;
Total Carbohydrate
12g
12%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
29g
29%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.