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Spinach and Blue Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breasts
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Pan seared chicken breasts stuffed with a mixture of spinach and blue cheese.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 4 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 353.8
Total Carbs 10.0 g
Dietary Fiber 1.3 g
Sugars 2.4 g
Total Fat 16.5 g
Saturated Fat 4.8 g
Unsaturated Fat 3.7 g
Potassium 425.3 mg
Protein 33.5 g
Sodium 418.0 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 Fat , 1 1/2 Vegetables , 4 1/2 Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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1 tsp  vegetable oil
1 1/4 cup  fresh chopped onion
4 each  medium garlic cloves
0 1/2 cup  frozen chopped spinach
2 tbsp  Cheese, blue, crumbled
1 tsp  dijon mustard
4 each  whole chicken breast, raw
0 1/4 tsp  black pepper
0.3333 cup  white wine
0 1/2 tsp  ground thyme
1 cup  Broth, chicken, low sodium, canned
2 tbsp  dijon mustard
  1. Pour 1/2 teaspoon oil in a frying pan and heat over medium heat. Saute 1/4 cup onions 6 minutes or until translucent.
  2. Saute garlic 1 minute.
  3. Saute spinach 3 minutes.
  4. Mix spinach mixture, cheese, and 1 teaspoon mustard in a bowl and reserve. Wipe pan down.
  5. Make a pocket in each chicken breast by cutting a slit. Fill pocket with 2 tablespoons of spinach mixture. Season chicken with pepper.
  6. Pour 1/2 teaspoon oil in frying pan and heat over medium high heat. Cook chicken 6 minutes per side of until fully cooked.
  7. Take chicken out of frying pan and reserve in a warm place.
  8. Saute 1 cup onions 5 minutes.
  9. Mix in wine and thyme and cook 3 minutes or until mixture is reduced by half.
  10. Stir in broth and mustard and cook until thickened, about 4 minutes.
  11. Place chicken back into frying pan, place lid on pan, and simmer 2 minutes or until warmed through. Spoon sauce over chicken.

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