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Cheese-Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Makes: 6 servings
Prep 20 mins Bake 375°F 45 mins
Cheese-Stuffed Chicken Breasts
Ingredients
  • 6  chicken breast halves
  • 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)
  • Servings Per Recipe 6,
  • cal. (kcal) 346,
  • Fat, total (g) 22,
  • chol. (mg) 116,
  • sat. fat (g) 10,
  • carb. (g) 1,
  • Monounsaturated fat (g) 8,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 3,
  • fiber (g) 0,
  • sugar (g) 0,
  • pro. (g) 35,
  • vit. A (RE) 0,
  • vit. A (IU) 486,
  • vit. C (mg) 1,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 10,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 1,
  • Folate (g) 8,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 1,
  • sodium (mg) 356,
  • Potassium (mg) 275,
  • calcium (mg) 202,
  • iron (mg) 1,
  • Lean Meat () 5,
  • Fat () 2,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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