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Cheesy Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Cheesy Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breasts! What an impressive recipe! You are going to just love searing these chicken breasts. I used to love science class and doing experiments when I was a young girl in school. That is probably why I love cooking.  

Now, every time I am in my kitchen, I feel like Bill Nye the Science Guy. The theme song was catchy and always made me want to dance. I also heard that Bill Nye recently made a TV comeback. That is a good thing because his show was quite informative and the theme song had a nice beat. It always grabbed my attention and made me want to sway from side to side when I was very young.

Cheesy Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breasts

4 from 6 votes
Recipe by Madison Course: MainCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

15

minutes
Cooking time

30

minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless and skinless chicken breasts

  • Olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon paprika

  • 2 cups frozen chopped spinach, thawed

  • 1 cup shredded cheese, any kind

  • 1/3 cup parmesan cheese

  • 1/4 cup sun dried tomatoes, chopped

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F/180°C.
  • Slice a deep pocket in all 4 chicken breasts. Season with olive oil, and paprika.
  • Next, squeeze out moisture from spinach. Place in a bowl and add shredded cheese, sun dried tomatoes, garlic powder, grated parmesan cheese, salt and pepper.
  • Stuff mixture in chicken.
  • Next, in a large skillet, sear chicken for 2 to 3 minutes per side. 
  • Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until chicken is cooked all the way through (165°F).
  • Remove from the oven and allow to rest for 10 minutes before slicing.
  • Serve and Enjoy!

That is exactly how you are going to feel with these Cheesy Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breasts. You might do a little two-step with the cheese hanging from the corner of your mouth and the chicken settling in your stomach. 

I like to buy hearty chicken breasts. I make it a priority in my budget to buy organic chicken. That is my choice. Everything is so expensive today, but I won’t bend on my meat rule. Perhaps, there is something you won’t waiver on either.

Fortunately, this dish will allow for leftovers, especially if you are cooking for one or two. I am the leftover queen. Any chance I get to just reheat and eat my food the next day makes me a happy camper.  

Most of us already have many seasonings in our cabinets. I often find myself looking for a certain seasoning, and as I am rummaging through my many seasonings, I chuckle because I have multiples of certain ones. I need to make a mental note that I no longer need garlic powder, at least for a while. Can you relate?

For this Cheesy Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breast recipe, you will need only four seasonings that I am pretty sure you already have in your pantry. I know you have salt, pepper, paprika, and garlic. And, if you “Do Not” have garlic, I have Plenty to share! Do Enjoy this Delicious Dish!

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