Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Goat Cheese

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Dec. 23, 2011

Ingredients

Sharp goat cheese 3 Ounce (Use Soft Variety)
Chopped garlic in oil 1/2 Teaspoon (Or Minced)
Chopped fresh basil 1/2 Tablespoon
Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
Whole chicken breasts 12 Ounce , skinless and boneless (To Make 4 Breast Halves)
Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
Dry white wine/Dry vermouth 6 Tablespoon
Basil leaves 8 (A Few, For Garnish)

Directions

MAKING

1. In a food processor put goat cheese, garlic, basil, lemon juice and pepper and blend it.

2. Divide the goat cheese mixture in 4 equal parts and spread it evenly on each breast.

3. Fold the breasts over and press the edges to seal.

4. In a skillet heat oil and cook the breast until well browned on both sides.

5. Reduce the heat; add wine, put on the lid and let it cook for 10 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.

SERVING

6. Garnish with basil leaves and serve with the sauce and some French or Italian bread.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 565Calories from Fat 297

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 34 g52.3%

Saturated Fat 13 g65%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 260 mg10.83%

Total Carbohydrates 3 g1%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 1 g

Protein 53 g106%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet