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Feta-Stuffed Chicken

Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half and 3/4 cup salad)
Feta-stuffed chicken makes for a delicious weeknight meal. For more easy chicken dinners, see our complete chicken recipe collection.

Ingredients

  • 4 (4-ounce) skinned, boned chicken breast halves
  • 1/4 cup dry breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup (1 ounce) 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

Nutrition Information

  • calories 207
  • caloriesfromfat 27 %
  • fat 6.2 g
  • satfat 1.9 g
  • monofat 2.3 g
  • polyfat 1.1 g
  • protein 29.6 g
  • carbohydrate 7 g
  • fiber 2 g
  • cholesterol 71 mg
  • iron 2.4 mg
  • sodium 237 mg
  • calcium 114 mg

How to Make It

  1. 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 of cheese onto each piece of chicken, and fold chicken in half. Place folded breast halves in an 8-inch square baking dish coated with cooking spray. Drizzle margarine over chicken. Bake at 400° for 25 minutes or until done.

  2. Combine spinach and basil in a bowl, and drizzle with vinegar and oil. Sprinkle pepper over salad; toss well. Serve chicken over salad.