Cream Cheese and Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Cream Cheese and Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Indulge in the rich flavors of Cream Cheese and Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breasts, a dish that promises to elevate your dining experience. The succulent chicken, filled with a creamy blend of spinach and cheese, is not only a feast for the eyes but also a delight to the palate. This recipe combines the simplicity of ingredients with the sophistication of flavors, making it a perfect choice for both weeknight dinners and special occasions.

Succulent Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Creamy Spinach and Cheese

Ingredients:

  • 4 chicken breasts
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup spinach, chopped
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup grated mozzarella cheese
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Butterfly the chicken breasts and season both sides with salt and pepper.
  3. In a bowl, mix together the spinach, cream cheese, mozzarella cheese, garlic powder, onion powder, and red pepper flakes.
  4. Divide the spinach and cheese mixture among the chicken breasts, placing it on one half of each breast. Fold the other half over the filling and secure with toothpicks.
  5. Heat olive oil in a large oven-proof skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and cook until golden brown on both sides, about 3-4 minutes per side.
  6. Transfer the skillet to the oven and bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through.
  7. Let rest for a few minutes before serving.

Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 30 minutes | Total Time: 50 minutes

Kcal: 320 kcal | Servings: 4 servings

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