Cheese-Stuffed Chicken Breasts
cup ricotta cheese
cup shredded fontina or mozzarella cheese (2 ounces)
cup grated Parmesan or Romano cheese
teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
- Using your fingers, gently separate the chicken skin from the meat of the breast halves along rib edge.
- 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.,
- 0 g fiber,
- 0 g sugar,
- 35 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet