This easy spinach and feta stuffed chicken breasts dinner are basically chicken cutlets stuffed with spinach feta and ricotta, breaded and baked to perfection!
Spinach and Feta Stuffed Chicken Breasts
- cooking spray or oil mister
- 1 tsp. Olive oil
- ½ Medium onion, chopped
- 2 Cloves garlic, minced
- ¼ cup Chopped scallions
- 10 oz. pkg. frozen chopped spinach, thawed and juice squeezed out
- ¼ cup Chopped parsley
- 1 Tbsp. Fresh dill
- ½ cup 2.5 oz crumbled Feta cheese
- ⅓ cup Fat free ricotta
- ¼ tsp. Kosher salt and pepper, plus more to taste
- 8 Thin skinless chicken breast cutlets, 1.5 lbs total
- 1 Large egg
- 1 Tbsp. Water
- ½ cup Whole wheat seasoned breadcrumbs
- Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a large baking sheet with spray.
- Heat the oil a medium skillet. Add onions, garlic and scallions and sauté about 1 minute, until fragrant.
- Add spinach, parsley, dill, 1/4 tsp kosher salt and pepper and cook another minute or until heated through.
- Remove from heat and mix in the feta and ricotta cheese.
- Season chicken lightly with more kosher salt and pepper to taste.
- Place about 1/4 cup of spinach mixture in the center of the chicken and roll, then lay the chicken seam side down on a platter or piece of wax paper. Repeat with the remaining chicken.
- Whisk the egg and water together in a small bowl with a pinch of salt. Place the breadcrumbs in another bowl.
- Dip the chicken rolls into the egg mixture, then into the breadcrumbs and place seam side down on the baking sheet.
- Repeat with the remainder then lightly spray to top of the chicken with cooking spray.
- Bake about 25 minutes or until cooked through.
- Follow steps above 1 through 9.
- Preheat the air fryer to 400F. Spray both sides of the chicken with oil. Cook, in two batches 12 minutes turning halfway.
1 servings per container
- Amount Per ServingCalories169
- % Daily Value *
- Total Fat
- Cholesterol 31mg 11%
- Sodium 177mg 8%
- Total Carbohydrate
- Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
- Protein 25g 50%
* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.