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Spinach and Feta Stuffed Chicken Breasts

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

Stuffed with a flavorful spinach feta filling and smothered in a creamy spinach sauce, these spinach feta stuffed chicken breasts look like fancy dinner food, but they are ready in under an hour with minimal ingredients!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: chicken feta spinach, oven baked chicken breast, spinach and feta stuffed chicken, spinach and feta stuffed chicken breasts, spinach and feta stuffed chicken healthy
Servings: 8
Calories: 169kcal

Ingredients

  • 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
  • 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

Instructions

Oven

  • 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.

Air Fryer 

  • 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.

Notes

Serving: 1 roll

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container


  • Amount Per ServingCalories169
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 5g 8%
    • Cholesterol 31mg 11%
    • Sodium 177mg 8%
    • Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
      • 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.

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      Written by Lisa Yarde

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