Feta-stuffed chicken breasts are breaded and baked to a golden brown, then served over a bed of fresh spinach and basil. This is a free sample recipe of our Quick-Smart™ premium recipe collection. The complete Premium Collection is available by subs
INGREDIENTS (for 4 servings):
- 4 (4 ounce) skinned, boned chicken breast halves
- 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
- 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese with basil and tomato
- Vegetable cooking spray
- 1 1/2 teaspoons margarine, melted
- 3 cups torn spinach
- 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil
- 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
- 1 teaspoon olive oil
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
Place each chicken breast half between 2 sheets of heavy-duty plastic wrap; flatten to 1/4-inch thickness, using a meat mallet or rolling pin. Dredge chicken in breadcrumbs. Spoon 1 tablespoon cheese onto each piece of chicken; fold chicken in half.
Place folded breast halves in an 8-inch square baking dish coated with cooking spray. Drizzle melted margarine over chicken. Bake, uncovered, at 400 degrees for 25 minutes or until chicken is done.
Combine spinach and basil in a bowl; drizzle with vinegar and oil. Sprinkle pepper over salad; toss well. Serve chicken over salad.
Serving size: 1 chicken breast half and 3/4 cup salad. Calories 207 (27% from fat) Protein 29.6g Fat 6.2g (sat 1.9g) Carbohydrate 7.0g Fiber 2.0g Cholesterol 71mg Iron 2.4mg Sodium 237mg Calcium 114mg