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Italian Stuffed Chicken

  Boneless skinless chicken breast halves 6
  Chopped garlic 1 Tablespoon
  Sliced mushrooms 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Oil 1 Tablespoon
  Marsala wine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Italian seasoned bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped blanched spinach 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), squeezed dry
  Green onions 3 , sliced
  Chopped fresh basil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Grated parmesan cheese 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Mild italian sausage 8 Ounce, casings removed (Tarnation's)
  Seasoned flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Light olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Slice into the side of each chicken breast to create a pocket.
2. Saute garlic and mushrooms in 1 tablespoon oil. Add Marsala and simmer until mushrooms have absorbed the wine. Set aside to cool.
3. Add bread crumbs, spinach, green onions, basil, Parmesan, salt and pepper to the cooled mushrooms. Mix in sausage until everything is incorporated.
4. Open the chicken breast pockets and fill with the stuffing. Dredge in seasoned flour and saute in olive oil over medium heat until lightly browned. Finish cooking in the oven for 15 minutes, or until chicken is firm to the touch and has an internal temperature of 160°F.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2160 Calories from Fat 1134

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 127 g194.9%

Saturated Fat 32.1 g160.3%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 433.9 mg144.6%

Sodium 3328.2 mg138.7%

Total Carbohydrates 69 g23.1%

Dietary Fiber 6.2 g24.8%

Sugars 12.4 g

Protein 167 g334%

Vitamin A 263.7% Vitamin C 103.5%

Calcium 47.2% Iron 61.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Italian Stuffed Chicken Recipe