Spinach & Feta Stuffed Chicken Breast – WLS Recipes

Steph Wagner

November 7, 2013

Spinach & Feta Stuffed Chicken Breast – WLS Recipes

 

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Yum! If you love spinach dip, but know it’s too creamy to be good for you….try this chicken recipe! Go for reduced fat varieties of these ingredients and be cautious with servings. Its warm and slightly creamy, but high in protein and super satisfying!

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Spinach & Feta Stuffed Chicken Breast - WLS Recipes

Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American, Oven Baked
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 181kcal
Author: Steph Wagner
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Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup low fat feta cheese
  • 1/2 cup thawed frozen chopped spinach, squeezed dry
  • 3 tbsp reduced fat cream cheese
  • 2 cloves fresh garlic, pressed or minced
  • 1/4 tsp each salt and pepper
  • olive oil cooking spray
  • 4 (4 oz) boneless, skinless chicken breasts

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 450.
  • In a bowl mix first 5 ingredients. Cut a lengthwise pocket into each chicken breast; season with salt and pepper.
  • Stuff the pocket with spinach mixture. In an oven proof skillet, heat olive oil spray over medium high heat and cook chicken until golden.
  • Transfer to the oven and bake 8-10 minutes or until thickest part of chicken reaches 160 F.

Nutrition

Serving: 3oz | Calories: 181kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 465mg | Potassium: 105mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 2349IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 1mg
Nutrition Facts
Spinach & Feta Stuffed Chicken Breast - WLS Recipes
Amount Per Serving (3 oz)
Calories 181 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 22mg7%
Sodium 465mg20%
Potassium 105mg3%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 28g56%
Vitamin A 2349IU47%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 45mg5%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

5 thoughts on “Spinach & Feta Stuffed Chicken Breast – WLS Recipes”

  1. what is a good substitute to feta cheese? I have a family member with a goat cheese allergy.

  2. @Gloria Have you asked the family member? She may know what she likes best that doesn’t cause her issues. It would probably be yummy without it since the cream cheese still keeps it a little creamy but even a pinch of mozzarella or other cow’s milk cheese would be just fine as a substitute! I’ve found people who live with the allergies are the one with the best ideas too!

  3. I made this dish and right before putting it in the oven I sprinkled it wit lemon juice it was delish

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