Spinach and Broccoli Stuffed Chicken

2 Mar

Impress guests by whipping up this fancy-looking dish – just don’t tell them you did most of the prep work the day before!

spinach and feta stuffed chicken

Ingredients / Directions (serves 6)

Make Ahead
1. Start with 6 chicken breasts, pounded to about 1 cm thick. Store these in the fridge, layered between sheets of wax paper.

2. Finely chop and mix together:

  • 1/3 red onion
  • ½ head of garlic
  • 2-3 Serrano chili peppers

3. Add:

  • 1 box frozen chopped spinach, defrosted and excess liquid removed
  • handful of frozen broccoli florets, defrosted and diced
  • dash of salt, pepper
  • dash of basil

Store this veggie mixture in the fridge until needed.

Day Of
4. Preheat oven to 400°F

5. Add to veggie mixture, and combine well:

  • ½ to 1 cup feta or goat cheese
  • 1 – 2 cups nonfat plain Greek yogurt

6. Divide veggie and cheese mixture onto each chicken breast. Fold chicken over mixture.

7. Place chicken breasts on a lined baking sheet. Sprinkle with basil and crumbled cheese.

8. Bake approximately 30 minutes.

2 Responses to “Spinach and Broccoli Stuffed Chicken”

  1. popgoesboston March 3, 2013 at 9:05 pm #

    Looks amazing and so healthy!

    • BusyFoodie March 3, 2013 at 9:16 pm #

      Thanks! That’s what I’m aiming for – tasty food that’s good for you!

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