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Spinach and Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breast
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

Tender chicken breast stuffed with a super yummy and creamy spinach filler and cover with white sauce.

Course: Main Course
Servings: 2 people
Ingredients
  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 4 cups fresh spinach
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 garlic cloves thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup cream cheese
  • 2 tbsp grated parmesan cheese
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • Garlic powder
For the sauce
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • Salt and Black pepper
Instructions
  1. Heat a small pan over medium heat. Melt the butter and cook the garlic until fragrant.

  2. Preheat the oven to 180º C (350º F)

  3. Toss the spinach and cook until loses a lot of water and it reduces in size. Add the cream cheese and mix until a creamy paste is formed.
  4. Season the chicken with salt, black pepper, and garlic powder. Cut lengthwise and create the space for the filling. 

  5. Stuff the chicken breasts. and place in an oven tray --- you can use a cast iron pan.

  6. To prepare the sauce: In a pot, over medium heat melt the butter. Add the flour and slowly the milk. Whisk continuously to avoid lumps of flour.  Cook until the sauce is thick enough. Season with salt, black pepper, and nutmeg.

  7. Cover the chicken with the sauce and sprinkle the parmesan cheese. Cook in the oven for 20 minutes.