These baked stuffed chicken breasts are really simple to make, stuffed with melted cheese, roasted red peppers, prosciutto and baby spinach.
Yield: 8 servings
5 from 3 votes

Roasted Red Pepper and Prosciutto Stuffed Chicken

Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 25 mins
Total Time: 40 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
These baked stuffed chicken breasts are really simple to make, stuffed with melted cheese, roasted red peppers, prosciutto and baby spinach.

Ingredients

  • 8 thin chicken cutlets (3 oz each)
  • 4 2.8 oz slices thin lean prosciutto, sliced in half
  • 4 slices reduced fat provolone or mozzarella (sliced in half (Sargento))
  • 8 slices 2.5 oz roasted peppers (packed in water or homemade)
  • 24 fresh baby spinach leaves (about 1 oz)
  • 1/2 cup Italian seasoned breadcrumbs or  GF breadcrumbs
  • 1 lemon (juice of)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • salt and fresh pepper
  • olive oil non-stick spray

Instructions

  • Wash and dry the chicken cutlets well with paper towels.
  • Combine breadcrumbs in one bowl and in a second bowl mix the olive oil, lemon juice, and pepper.
  • Preheat the oven to 450°F.
  • Lightly spray a baking dish with non-stick spray.
  • Place each cutlet on a work surface such as a cutting board and lay 1/2 slice prosciutto, 1/2 slice cheese, 1 slice of roasted pepper and 3 spinach leaves on one side of the chicken cutlet.
  • Roll and place seam side down on a dish (no toothpicks needed). Dip the chicken in the olive oil and lemon juice, then into the breadcrumbs.
  • Repeat with the remaining chicken.  Bake 25 to 30 minutes.

Air Fryer Directions:

  •  Cook in the air fryer in batches at 400°F for 12 minutes, turning half way through.

Nutrition

Serving: 1roll, Calories: 190kcal, Carbohydrates: 7g, Protein: 27g, Fat: 6g, Saturated Fat: 0.5g, Sodium: 536mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 1g
Freestyle Points: 4
Points +: 5