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SPINACH STUFFED CHICKEN BREAST RECIPE: THE ULTIMATE

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Author Notes

Being jam-packed with the exotic flavor combination coming from three types of cheese, mayonnaise and paprika, Spinach stuffed chicken breast is reckoned for its distinguished nuttiness and plant-based sweetness. Not to mention that it takes only 20 minutes oven-baking to have these tender juicy chicken breasts ready-to-serve at any time of the day.

Though loaded with nutrients and calories, on the whole, it's a low-carb dish! When served smoking hot, the dish surely gives off an unforgettable aroma to nourish your soul. So, why not having a chance with this fulfilling, hearty delicacy now?

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  • Prep time 10 minutes
  • Cook time 20 minutes
  • Serves 4
Ingredients
  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 1,5 cups fresh spinach, chopped
  • 1/2 cup cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • salt teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 °F.
  2. Spread the chicken breasts onto a cutting board. Use a sharp knife and slice halfway into the the side of each breast to create a pocket. That’s where the stuffing will go.
  3. Spread olive oil onto the breasts with your fingers or a brush.
  4. Mix paprika, garlic powder, onion powder and half a teaspoon of salt in a small bowl. Sprinkle the mixture on both sides of the breasts.
  5. Mix cream cheese, Parmesan, mayonnaise, chopped spinach, garlic, pepper flakes and the remaining salt in a bow. Stir well.
  6. Fill the pockets on the chicken breasts with the mixture created in step 5.
  7. Place the breasts onto a baking dish and bake for 20 minutes, or until you see the breasts turn slightly brown.

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