Spinach and Goat Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Total Time
50mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

This recipe takes a little bit of work -- but the result is well worth it! How can you go wrong with creamy goat cheese, spinach, and bacon, all stuffed inside of chicken?

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Heat olive oil in skillet over medium heat.
  3. Add onions and saute until translucent.
  4. Add spinach and real bacon bits, continue to cook until spinach is wilted.
  5. Remove from heat to cool.
  6. Prepare chicken breasts by trimming any visible fat and cutting into the side to form a pouch.
  7. Once spinach mixture has cooled, crumble goat cheese over it and combine.
  8. Stuff spinach mixture into chicken breasts and seal with toothpicks.
  9. Combine breadcrumbs, parmesan cheese, salt, and pepper.
  10. Dip each chicken breast into the beaten egg, then coat well with the breadcrumb mixture.
  11. Spray each chicken breast with olive oil cooking spray and bake for 30 minutes or until cooked through.
Most Helpful

5 5

Made this for Spring PAC 2014 and this was delicious. I did add some minced garlic and a little more goat cheese than stated. I also used an egg to dip my chicken in and seasoned panko crumbs topped with paprika and olive oil. Definately a keeper. Thank you for posting.

This recipe was delicious and will find its way into our regular rotation. The only changes I made were to leave out the bacon and use panko bread crumbs. I saut?ed everything in a cast iron skillet and then roasted the chicken breast in the oven in the same skillet. Next time, I would saut? the top of the panko-covered stuffed breast before putting it in the oven.