This easy spinach and feta stuffed chicken breasts dinner are basically chicken cutlets stuffed with spinach feta and ricotta, breaded and baked to perfection!
Yield: 8 servings
4.67 from 3 votes

Spinach and Feta Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 25 mins
Total Time: 35 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Mediterranean
These spinach and feta stuffed chicken breasts are an easy dinner! Chicken cutlets stuffed with spinach, feta, ricotta then breaded and baked to perfection!

Ingredients

  • cooking spray or oil mister
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 medium onion (chopped)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1/4 cup chopped scallions
  • 10 oz package frozen chopped spinach (thawed and juice squeezed out)
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 1 tbsp fresh dill
  • 1/2 cup 2.5 oz crumbled Feta cheese
  • 1/3 cup fat free ricotta
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt and pepper (plus more to taste)
  • 8 thin skinless chicken breast cutlets (1.5 lbs total)
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat seasoned breadcrumbs

Instructions

Oven Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a large baking sheet with spray.
  • Heat the oil a medium skillet. Add onions, garlic and scallions and sauté about 1 minute, until fragrant.
  • Add spinach, parsley, dill, 1/4 tsp kosher salt and pepper and cook another minute or until heated through.
  • Remove from heat and mix in the feta and ricotta cheese.
  • Season chicken lightly with more kosher salt and pepper to taste.
  • Place about 1/4 cup of spinach mixture in the center of the chicken and roll, then lay the chicken seam side down on a platter or piece of wax paper. Repeat with the remaining chicken.
  • Whisk the egg and water together in a small bowl with a pinch of salt. Place the breadcrumbs in another bowl.
  • Dip the chicken rolls into the egg mixture, then into the breadcrumbs and place seam side down on the baking sheet.
  • Repeat with the remainder then lightly spray to top of the chicken with cooking spray.
  • Bake about 25 minutes or until cooked through.

Air Fryer Directions

  • Follow steps above 1 through 9.
  • Preheat the air fryer to 400F. Spray both sides of the chicken with oil. Cook, in two batches 12 minutes turning halfway.

Nutrition

Serving: 1roll, Calories: 169kcal, Carbohydrates: 8g, Protein: 25g, Fat: 5g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g, Monounsaturated Fat: 0g, Trans Fat: 0g, Cholesterol: 31mg, Sodium: 177mg, Potassium: 0mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 0g, Vitamin A: 0%, Vitamin C: 0%, Calcium: 0%, Iron: 0%
Freestyle Points: 2
Points +: 4