Stuffed Chicken Breasts
Recipe from Family Circle

Chicken breasts are stuffed with a creamy filling that combines broccoli, two cheeses, and bread crumbs for a delectable dinner recipe.


Stuffed Chicken Breasts

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Servings: 6
Prep Time: 15 mins
Related Categories: Chicken, Healthy Cooking, Low Calorie
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Ingredients
  • 6   
    boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (2-1/4 pounds)
  • 4   ounces 
    1/2 package 1/3-less-fat cream cheese
  • 1   package 
    frozen chopped broccoli, thawed
  • 1/2  cup 
    shredded cheddar
  • 2   tablespoons 
    seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    each salt and pepper
  •  
    Egg noodles (optional)
Directions
1.
Heat oven to 350 degrees . Remove tenders from chicken; reserve for another use. Cut a pocket into breasts, cutting into but not through. Soften cream cheese slightly.
2.
In a large bowl, combine broccoli, both cheeses, bread crumbs and 1/4 teaspoon each of the salt and pepper. Stuff a scant 1/3 cup into each chicken breast. Secure with toothpicks.
3.
Season chicken with remaining 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Brown chicken over medium-high heat in two batches in a nonstick skillet for 3 minutes. Transfer chicken to a baking dish. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes, until cooked through. Serve with egg noodles alongside, if desired.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 351, Fat, total (g) 13, chol. (mg) 149, sat. fat (g) 6, carb. (g) 4, fiber (g) 2, pro. (g) 52, sodium (mg) 498, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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