Cheese-Stuffed Chicken Breasts

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Makes:
6 servings
Prep:
20 mins
Bake:
45 mins 375°F
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Cheese-Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Ingredients
1/2
cup ricotta cheese
1/2
cup shredded fontina or mozzarella cheese (2 ounces)
1/3
cup grated Parmesan or Romano cheese
2
teaspoons snipped fresh basil or 1/2 teaspoon dried basil, crushed
1
teaspoon snipped fresh oregano or 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed
1/4
teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted

Directions

  1. Using your fingers, gently separate the chicken skin from the meat of the breast halves along rib edge.
  2. For stuffing, in a small bowl combine cheeses, basil, oregano, and lemon-pepper seasoning. Spoon a rounded tablespoon of stuffing under the skin of each breast half. Place chicken, bone side down, in a 3-quart rectangular baking dish. Brush chicken with butter. Bake in a 375 degree F oven for 45 to 55 minutes or until no longer pink (170 degrees F). Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Cheese-Stuffed Chicken Breasts)
    Per serving:
  • 346 kcal cal.,
  • 22 g fat
  • (10 g sat. fat,
  • 3 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 8 g monounsatured fat),
  • 116 mg chol.,
  • 356 mg sodium,
  • 1 g carb.,
  • 35 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Chicken Recipes, Dinner Recipes
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