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Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Submitted by: Mary on 11/15/2003
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Ingredients

SMOKED GOUDA CHEESE & SPINACH STUFFING:

8 ozs Cream cheese, softened
1 C Shredded smoked gouda
1/2 t Nutmeg
1 10 oz Package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed to drain


CHICKEN BREAST:

4 Whole chicken breasts about 2 lbs.
3/4 t Salt
1/2 t Pepper
4 t Butter, melted

Directions

Stuffing:



Mix cream cheese, gouda cheese, and nutmeg. Stir in spinach.



Heat oven to 375F degrees. Grease square pan.



Loosen skin from chicken breast halves by inserting fingers between skin and meat, gently separate in center, but leave skin attached at sides.



Spread 1/4 of the gouda stuffing evenly between meat and skin of each chicken breast. Smooth skin over breasts, tucking under loose areas.



Place chicken skin sides up in pan. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Drizzle with butter.



Bake uncovered 45 to 55 minutes or until juice of chicken is no longer pink when centers of thickest pieces are cut.

Servings

4

Calories

5

Time to prepare

20 minutes

Difficulty

Easy
 

Comments

Next time you make this recipe try this stuffing instead:



1/2 C Chopped hazelnuts

1 Granny smith apple, chopped

8 ozs Cream cheese, softened



Mix all together and stuff chicken as above.
 
 
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