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  Boneless, skinless, chicken breasts 8
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chopped fresh spinach 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Onion 1 , chopped
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Cream cheese 8 Ounce, softened
  Shredded mozzarella cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Crumbled feta cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Shredded cheddar cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg yolk 1 , beaten
  Flour 1 Tablespoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cumin 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Frozen phyllo sheets 16 , thawed
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), melted (1 Stick)

Pound the chicken 1/8 inch thick between sheets of waxed paper.
Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Saute the spinach and onion in olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat for 3 to 4 minutes or until tender.
Remove from heat.
Stir the cream cheese into the hot spinach mixture.
Stir in the cheeses, egg yolk, flour, nutmeg and cumin.
Spoon 1/4 cup of the spinach mixture in the center of each chicken breast and roll as for a jelly roll.
Unfold phyllo sheets on a lightly floured surface and keep covered with plastic wrap so they won't dry out while working.
Stack 2 phyllo sheets on the floured working surface, brushing melted butter between the sheets.
Place 1 chicken roll on the short side of the phyllo stack and roll up gently, folding in the long side.
Repeat until all chicken breasts are rolled.
Place the rolls in a shallow baking dish and brush with melted butter.
Bake at 375 degrees for 40 to 60 minutes or until hot and golden.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5180 Calories from Fat 2542

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 288 g442.4%

Saturated Fat 150.6 g752.9%

Trans Fat 0.3 g

Cholesterol 1690.3 mg563.4%

Sodium 7029 mg292.9%

Total Carbohydrates 235 g78.3%

Dietary Fiber 13.2 g52.6%

Sugars 25.1 g

Protein 415 g829.1%

Vitamin A 462.1% Vitamin C 119.8%

Calcium 210.1% Iron 156.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Stuffed Chicken In Phyllo Recipe