Healthy Spinach & Feta Stuffed Chicken



Healthy Spinach & Feta Stuffed Chicken

Picture this: succulent chicken breasts, oozing with the Mediterranean goodness of creamy feta cheese and vibrant spinach leaves, baked to perfection. Our Healthy Spinach & Feta Stuffed Chicken recipe is not only a feast for your taste buds but also a nutritious delight. As a chef passionate about both flavor and well-being, I’m excited to share this wholesome recipe that’s bound to become a family favorite.

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup fresh spinach leaves, chopped
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the chopped spinach, crumbled feta cheese, minced garlic, dried oregano, salt, and pepper. Mix well to create the stuffing.
  3. Using a sharp knife, carefully cut a pocket into each chicken breast.
  4. Divide the stuffing mixture evenly and stuff each chicken breast pocket with the mixture.
  5. Secure the openings with toothpicks to keep the stuffing in place.
  6. In an oven-safe skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat.
  7. Sear the stuffed chicken breasts for about 2-3 minutes on each side until golden brown.
  8. Transfer the skillet to the preheated oven and bake for 20-25 minutes or until the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165°F (74°C).
  9. Once done, remove the toothpicks and let the chicken rest for a few minutes before serving.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Serves: 4

Juicy chicken breasts stuffed with a flavorful mixture of spinach and feta, baked to perfection.

Nutrition information: Calories: 250 | Protein: 30g | Carbohydrates: 4g | Fat: 11g

Picture serving this delectable dish to your loved ones – the tender chicken, the aroma of oregano and garlic, the creaminess of feta, and the goodness of spinach – a wholesome experience that brings joy to both the palate and the body. This Healthy Spinach & Feta Stuffed Chicken recipe embodies my belief that cooking is an art that nourishes and satisfies in equal measure. Enjoy this delicious journey towards a healthier you!

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