Recipes - Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breasts




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Initiative
01-07-2011, 08:33 PM
I just made this tonight and everyone loved it including me!

All you need is:

2 larger, flatter boneless skinless chicken breasts

2-3 thin slices of onion, diced

2 tablespoons of minced garlic

1/2 cup of crumbled feta

2-3 tablespoons mayonnaise

10 oz fresh chopped spinach

Mix the onion, garlic, spinach, and feta together (making the feta more powdery by crushing it with a fork works well). If the chicken breasts aren't flat enough to fold, use a meat mallet it makes it more tender too. With the chicken breasts laying flat, spread a small amount of mayonnaise on the top. Next put the mixture in a line in the middle of the chicken breast. Then fold the chicken breast over like a taco or a burrito if it's thin enough, and wrap twine around the chicken to hold it. I also put olive oil on the top. Finally put the chicken in the oven with a partial foil covering on 400 degrees. Bake for half an hour, then remove the foil for another 10-15 min. I made rosemary red potatoes with olive oil for my side.

Hope you enjoy! ^_^


angelskeep
01-07-2011, 09:53 PM
Oh, I love feta, and chicken and spinach! I already have my menus made for the next couple of weeks, but I will def. add this to the next menu after!
Barb

Initiative
01-07-2011, 10:05 PM
Yay! I hope you like it. The original recipe I found didn't call for onions and it was wrapped in bacon. Didn't sound appetizing with bacon to me... :/


rainbowsmiles
01-08-2011, 02:42 PM
ooooo i have all the ingredients in the fridge...THANKS for giving me an idea for supper!! woohoo

Initiative
01-08-2011, 03:53 PM
Awesome! Glad I could help. Let me know know how you like it.

Serval87
01-28-2011, 05:57 PM
That sounds amazing! I'm definitely going to try it when I get the ingredients. :)

Gwen
01-28-2011, 06:33 PM
Gwen's Addictive Chicken Fajita Wraps

1 pkg whole grain / low fat/carb tortillas
1.5 lb sliced chicken breast (butcher will slice for fajita's)
1 ea. red,green, and yellow bell peppers
1 med sweet yellow onion
1 tbsp cajun seasoning
1.5 tsp cumin
1.5 tsp black pepper mix (red/white/black)
1 tsp chopped garlic
1 jar chuncky salsa (I use medium - but use what you like)
1 - 2 cans black beans - to taste
1 can white kidney beans or
1/2 cup wkb hummus ("supposed" to inhibit carb uptake)


slice onion and peppers in food processor -
saute in evoo or chicken stock - covered in large pot to sweat
when veggies are softened add seasonings, garlic and chicken
stir well and cover again
when chicken is almost cooked through add salsa and beans -
simmer until flavors mix well and sauce thickens- 15 - 20 minutes
Wrap burrito style into tortillas


Optional toppings before wrapping:
avacado slices
mexican cheese blend


White Kidney Bean Hummus

3 cans Cannonelli Beans (white kidney beans)
3 roasted red peppers (jarred or canned - drained)
3 red hot peppers (mixed with garlic on salad bar in grocery stores)
1.5 tsp pepper mix (white/red/black)
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 - 2/3 cup water - to drizzle in


Blend in food processor - drizzle water in as needed until desired texture is reached.


Serve with low carb tortillas
Use as sandwich spread