Chicken Breasts Stuffed w/ Spinach and Provalone

Chicken Breasts Stuffed w/ Spinach and Provalone

40 reviews, 4.6 star(s). 86% would make again

Ready in 45 minutes

Boneless Skinless chicken breasts stuffed with low-fat provalone cheese, spinach and scallions. Great served with a lite salad for a flavorful healthy meal.


4 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
3 Scallions; chopped fine
1 Egg; beaten
1 c Fresh Spinach; chopped to med. shreds
Black Pepper; cracked, to taste
Cooking Spray; to coat pan
1/4 c Bread crumbs; Italian seasoned
4 slices Provolone cheese; opt for low-fat version
1/2 tb Lemon Rind
1 Lemon; Juiced
1 tb Olive oil; Extra-Virgin

Original recipe makes 4



Preheat Oven to 425. Prepare Baking Pan, [I prefer to use a glass baking dish] Spray pan with cooking spray.

Prepare Stuffing: In small bowl mix bread crumbs, spinach, scallions, lemon rind and egg.

Prepare Topping: Mix juice of 1 lemon, olive oil and black pepper. Set aside.

Prepare Chicken: Butterfly each chicken breast, being careful not to slice completely through. Place one slice of Provolone on each open breast. Place of the stuffing in each chicken breast. Fold the chicken breast back together, gently pushing the cheese and stuffing inside. Place all 4 stuffed chicken breasts into the baking dish. Whisk topping to ensure well mixed and drizzle over the top of the chicken breasts evenly. Put baking dish in oven, center rack, for 40 minutes.


I serve this with a salad of mixed baby greens and tomatoes, tossed with a sherry-shallot vinegarette or a baby spinach salad with red onions and mandarin oranges tossed in a lite french vinegarette.

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i made a light pasta to go with it..perfect recipe..i couldnt wait to eat it!!..




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Perfectly delicious!
SweetnSpicyJ 2y ago

I give 5 stars, but the only thing I'd change is to make the same amount of stuffing for 2 breasts instead of 4. Much better that way!
heycolette 2y ago

Almost great... it's great if you only use 2 chicken breasts not 4, with the same amount of stuffing the recipe calls for.
heycolette 2y ago

Made this with a mushroom stuffing and it was perfect. I paid attention to other reviews about it being to lemony and cut the lemon in half and it had just the right amount of lemon after that.
jafkitchen 2y ago

I tried this recipe and put a twist on it using fresh mushrooms. Added a pinch of salt and pepper, along with a pinch of seasoning and let it all cook for 40 mins. The lemon was a bit too much, otherwise, it actually came out great and was really good. Will do again in the future!
reneerichards 2y ago

Yum! I used this as a starting point and used what I had - 1 slice RF Swiss + 1/2 oz Neufchatel cheese / breast, lemon pepper vs zest, onion powder vs green onion. Baked at 375 for 45 and it came out great!
Bonnieenders 2y ago

Delish! I would actually add more lemon next time.
amy_goettle 3y ago

Loved it but it was a little to much lemon for me. I will definitely eat it again though just need a different dressinf on it.
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