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Cookin’ Greens Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Spinach & Goat Cheese

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  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic clove 2 Large, minced
  Chicken stock/Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Spinach 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (Cooking Greens)
  Nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Fresh goat cheese 4 Ounce (At Room Temperature)
  Boneless, skinless chicken breasts 6 Large

Heat the oil in a sauté pan over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook gently for 2 minutes, being careful not to let it color.

Add the stock and the spinach. Cook until warmed through. Add nutmeg. Season with salt and pepper.

When cool, transfer to a mixing bowl and gently combine with the goat cheese and parmesan. Taste and adjust the seasoning if necessary.

* If making in advance, store in a tightly covered container in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours.

Cover the chicken breasts, 1 at a time, between two pieces of waxed and gently pound to a thickness of 1/2 inch.

Season with salt and pepper.

Lay each breast (what used to be) skin side down, in the center of a clean 12 x 18- or 20-inch piece of plastic wrap.

Place one-sixth of the cooled prepared filling in the center of each breast.

Fold the edges of the chicken breast up over the filling, and wrap bundle tightly in plastic wrap. Set aside and repeat with the other 5 breasts.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit

Place wrapped breasts in refrigerator 1hour

Bake for 30 minutes or until juices run clear. For first 15 minutes, cover with a foil tent.

Optional: brown chicken under broiler for final 2 minutes to add more colour to the breasts.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 298 Calories from Fat 102

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g17.8%

Saturated Fat 4.2 g21%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 109.1 mg36.4%

Sodium 378.3 mg15.8%

Total Carbohydrates 2 g0.7%

Dietary Fiber 0.4 g1.6%

Sugars 0.7 g

Protein 44 g88.2%

Vitamin A 19.5% Vitamin C 8%

Calcium 5.9% Iron 11.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cookin’ Greens Chicken Breasts Stuffed With Spinach & Goat Cheese Recipe