Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breast with Tomato and Feta

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These Baked Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Feta Cheese are high in protein and low in carbs – a filling meal in one!

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Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breast

These is, hands down the BEST stuffed chicken breast recipe! The filling is a Mediterranean-inspired spinach-tomato-feta mixture that’s beyond delicious. Not to mention, it’s high in protein and low carb – a filling meal in one or serve it with a side salad. For more stuffed chicken recipes, try Roasted Red Pepper and Prosciutto Stuffed Chicken and Sun Dried Tomato and Cheese Stuffed Chicken Rollatini.

Spinach Tomato and Feta Stuffed Chicken Breast

Chicken breast is such a great lean source of protein, but can be a bit boring, so stuffing them with lots of fresh and flavorful ingredients is a great way to make it exciting! I’m typically a dark meat girl, so when I make chicken breasts I really make sure it’s anything but boring.

How To Make Stuff Chicken Breasts

  1. Slice a pocket along the side of the chicken breasts.
  2. Put ¾ cup of the veggie/cheese mixture into each piece.
  3. If needed, you can use a toothpick to keep the chicken together.
  4. Next, sear the chicken on both sides for a couple of minutes in a cast iron skillet to brown it.
  5. Then transfer to the oven to bake for 12 to 15 minutes at 425 degrees. Cook until a thermometer inserted into the chicken reaches 165 degrees.

Tips for Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breasts:

  • Look for organic chicken, which typically has smaller breasts.
  • Be careful not to cut your chicken breast all the way through.
  • Chop your ingredients small so they can all fit inside the chicken.
  • If you don’t have an oven-safe or cast iron skillet, sear the chicken in a skillet first, and then transfer to an oven-safe dish.
  • Refrigerate leftovers for up to four days.
  • To freeze the leftovers, transfer to a freezer-safe container and freeze for up to three months.

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Spinach Tomato Feta Stuffed Chicken Breast

407 Cals 44.5 Protein 7 Carbs 22 Fats
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 35 mins
Yield: 4 servings
COURSE: Dinner, Lunch
CUISINE: Mediterranean
This Spinach Tomato Feta Stuffed Chicken Breast is filled with a flavorful spinach, sun dried tomato, and feta cheese mixture, seared in a skillet, and then baked to perfection.

Ingredients

  • 4 organic boneless, skinless chicken breasts, about 6 oz each
  • 3/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 3/4 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder

Filling:

  • 1 cup baby spinach, chopped
  • 2/3 cup sundried tomatoes in oil, drained and chopped
  • 2/3 cups crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 medium shallot, chopped
  • 1 large garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 2 tablespoons plain or gluten-free panko
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  • Use a sharp knife to slice a pocket into the sides of each chicken breast. Make sure you don't cut all the way through, just enough to create a place for the spinach mixture to go.
    Spinach Tomato and Feta Stuffed Chicken Breast
  • Season both sides of each chicken breast with 3/4 teaspoon salt, paprika and garlic powder. Set aside.
  • In a medium bowl combine the sun dried tomatoes, spinach, feta cheese, shallots, garlic, basil, panko, oregano, parmesan cheese, salt and 1/2 tablespoon olive oil.
    spinach feta filling
  • Mix well and set aside.
  • Divide spinach mixture between the chicken breasts and stuff into each, about 3/4 cup each. If needed, you can use toothpicks to close chicken breast.
  • Heat a large, oven-safe or cast iron skillet over medium heat.
  • Add the remaining oil and once hot, sear the chicken breasts on each side for about 2 to 3 minutes, until browned.
  • Transfer skillet to oven and finish cooking 12 to 15 minutes, until chicken reaches 165 degrees F.
  • Remove from oven and tent with foil for 5 minutes before eating.
  • Remove toothpicks and eat right away.

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Nutrition

Serving: 1stuffed breast, Calories: 407kcal, Carbohydrates: 7g, Protein: 44.5g, Fat: 22g, Saturated Fat: 6.5g, Cholesterol: 148mg, Sodium: 830mg, Fiber: 1.5g, Sugar: 3.5g
Keywords: baked stuffed chicken breast, low carb stuffed chicken breast, spinach stuffed chicken breast, stuffed chicken breast

 

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171 comments

  1. Absolutely delicious and easy to make! My family loved this 😊

  2. This was delicious. Trader Joe’s makes a cold salad with feta cheese, kalamata olives and peppers. This is just what I had on hand so this is what I used. Followed everything else and totally delicious. Will be making this again!!