Spinach and Blue Cheese Chicken



4 servings

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Nutritional Information

Calories 263
Fat 9.4 g
Satfat 3.3 g
Sodium 566 mg


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


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.