Recipe: Tasty Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breasts.

You can cook Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breasts using 14 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breasts

  1. It’s 1 tbsp of olive oil.
  2. It’s 1 cup of thinly sliced leek.
  3. It’s 1/2 tsp of dried oregano.
  4. You need 3/4 tsp of salt.
  5. You need 1/4 tsp of crushed red pepper flakes.
  6. You need 1/4 tsp of black pepper.
  7. Prepare 10 oz of frozen chopped spinach thawed, drained, and squeezed dry.
  8. You need 4 medium of skinless, boneless, chicken breasts, trimmed of excess fat about 5 ounces each.
  9. You need 1/2 cup of red bell pepper.
  10. It’s 1 tbsp of butter.
  11. You need 1/4 cup of italian seasoned bread crumbs.
  12. You need 2 clove of garlic minced.
  13. Prepare 1/4 cup of dry white wine optional.
  14. It’s 4 tbsp of cheese.

Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breasts instructions

  1. preheat oven to 350.
  2. heat olive oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. add leek, garlic, oregano, salt, pepper, and black pepper, cook and stir until leek is soft (about 5 minutes). Remove from heat and add spinach, stirring to combine; set spinach mixture aside..
  3. cut the chicken breasts in half horizontally using a sharp knife. Place bottom halves of breasts in a 9X9 inch baking dish, setting top halves aside. divide spinach filling evenly amoung breasts; top each portion with one fourth red peppers, and replace the top halves of breasts.
  4. brush the top half of each chicken breast with melted butter; sprinkle with breadcrumbs, spray lightly with cooking spray. Add wine to baking dish (avoiding the breadcrumbs) and bake 40 minutes or until the chicken is completely cooked.
  5. remove chicken from oven; let rest for 5 minutes before serving..