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Two-Cheese Mediterranean Stuffed Chicken

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Two-Cheese Mediterranean Stuffed Chicken

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 cup tomatoes, diced
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 1 6 ounce bag baby spinach
  • 1 cup Mozzarella cheese, part-skim, shredded
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, shredded
  • 4 medium chicken breast halves, boneless, skinless; (approx. 1.5 lb)
  • 2 teaspoon Italian seasoning blend
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth

Instructions

Step 1
Heat oil over medium heat in a nonstick skillet. Add onion and cook, stirring until onions are tender, about 5 minutes.
Step 2
Stir in tomatoes and garlic. Add spinach, cover, and cook for about 3 minutes until spinach is soft. Remove from heat.
Step 3
Let mixture cool slightly; stir in Mozzarella and Parmesan.
Step 4
Heat oven to 375°F.
Step 5
Beginning in the center of the thicker end of the breast, insert a small knife horizontally, stopping about 1 inch from opposite end. Open incision to create a 1-inch-wide pocket and pack 1/4 of the filling mixture into each breast.
Step 6
Season chicken with Italian seasoning blend and place in 13"x9"x2" baking dish.
Step 7
Pour broth over chicken. Cover loosely with foil and bake for 40 minutes. 8. Keep warm until served.

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