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Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breast

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Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

Here's a savory entree that's easy to make and elegant enough for company

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
6 servings
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
50 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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1/4 c
chopped onion
4 1/2 tsp
plus 1/4c butter (divided)
1 clove
garlic (minced)
1 pkg
(10 oz) frozen chopped spinach (thawed and squeezed dry)
6 oz
cream cheese (cubed)
1/4 c
seasoned bread crumbs
6
boneless, skinless, chicken breast halves (6oz each)
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
pepper
1/4 c
honey
2 Tbsp
whole grain mustard
1 Tbsp
lemon juice

How to Make Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breast

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a large skillet, saute' onion in 4 1/2 teaspoons butter until tender.
    Add garlic; saute' 1 minute longer.
    Add spinach and cream cheese; cook and stir over low heat until until blended.
  • 2Remove from the heat; stir in bread crumbs.
    Flatten chicken to 1/4 inch thickness; sprinkle both sides with salt and pepper.
    Place about 1/4 cup spinach mixture down the center of each chicken breast half.
    Fold chicken over filling and secure with toothpicks. Place seam side down in a greased 11x7x2 inch baking dish.
  • 3Melt remaining butter; stir in the honey, mustard and lemon juice. Pour over the chicken.
  • 4Bake uncovered, at 350 F, for 40 to 50 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 170 F, basting every 15 minutes with pan juices.Discard toothpicks before serving.

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About Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breast

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom




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