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Spinach and Blue Cheese Chicken

Yield

4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons oil
  • 3 cups baby spinach
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 cup blue cheese
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 ounce prosciutto, chopped
  • 4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 263
  • fat 9.4 g
  • satfat 3.3 g
  • sodium 566 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Heat a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil. Add spinach and minced garlic, and sauté for 2 minutes. Combine spinach, blue cheese, flour, and chopped prosciutto. Cut a 1-inch-wide slit into the thick end of chicken breast halves, and carefully cut down to center of chicken to form a pocket. Divide spinach mixture evenly among pockets. Secure with wooden picks. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Heat pan over medium-high heat; coat pan with cooking spray. Add chicken; sauté 4 minutes. Turn chicken over. Bake at 350° for 12 minutes; let stand 5 minutes.