Spinach-Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Elegant... and easy! Dress up chicken breasts when you roll them up with a cheesy spinach mixture.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

1
box (9 oz) Green Giant™ frozen spinach, thawed, squeezed to drain
2
tablespoons finely chopped sweet onion
1/2
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (2 oz)
4
boneless skinless chicken breasts (4 to 5 oz each)
1/2
teaspoon garlic salt
1/2
cup Progresso™ panko crispy bread crumbs
2
tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. In small bowl, mix spinach, onion and mozzarella cheese.
  • 2 Between pieces of plastic wrap or waxed paper, place each chicken breast smooth side down; gently pound with flat side of meat mallet or rolling pin until about 1/8 inch thick. Sprinkle with garlic salt.
  • 3 Place 1/4 of the spinach mixture on center of each flattened chicken breast. Fold in sides; fold up top and bottom, overlapping in center.
  • 4 On shallow plate, mix bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese. Roll chicken in melted butter, then coat with bread crumb mixture. Place seam sides down in baking dish.
  • 5 Bake 30 to 35 minutes, turning chicken over after 15 minutes, until light golden brown.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. In small bowl, mix spinach, onion and mozzarella cheese.
  • 2 Between pieces of plastic wrap or waxed paper, place each chicken breast smooth side down; gently pound with flat side of meat mallet or rolling pin until about 1/8 inch thick. Sprinkle with garlic salt.
  • 3 Place 1/4 of the spinach mixture on center of each flattened chicken breast. Fold in sides; fold up top and bottom, overlapping in center.
  • 4 On shallow plate, mix bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese. Roll chicken in melted butter, then coat with bread crumb mixture. Place seam sides down in baking dish.
  • 5 Bake 30 to 35 minutes, turning chicken over after 15 minutes, until light golden brown.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Stuff the chicken breasts up to 24 hours in advance. Cover tightly and refrigerate until it's time to cook. Wait to roll them in butter and bread crumb mixture until you're ready to bake.

Brown rice is a great side for this flavorful chicken.

Nutritional information

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
350
(
Calories from Fat
140),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
16%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
110mg
110%;
Sodium
440mg
440%;
Total Carbohydrate
13g
13%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
39g
39%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
110%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 5 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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