Garlic Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breasts

The idea that a healthy meal is not supposed to be appealing or tasty is a gross misunderstanding.

If you do take the time to experiment, you will be pleasantly surprised that even though you are on a keto diet, there are lots of options you can explore to have healthy and keto-friendly meals that look both appealing and are very tasty at the same time.

We shall approach dinner today with this understanding and follow a recipe that is both healthy and appealing to the senses.

Plus your family and friends who aren’t on a keto diet will enjoy this stuffed chicken breast.

This recipe is packed full of high-quality protein to help with muscle gain.

If you are running low on your daily protein target, this is a great meal to boost protein intake.

The protein content from the chicken breast is healthy for your body.

Garlic Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breasts

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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 3
Calories: 417kcal

Ingredients

  • 1.5 lb Chicken Breast approximately 3 breasts
  • 1 cup Fresh Spinach chopped
  • 1 clove Garlic
  • 1/2 cup Tomato Basil Sauce optional
  • 1/2 cup Cherry Tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 6 tbsp Cheese shredded

Instructions

  • Wash the chicken breasts and set aside.
  • Place a small frying pan on a stove set at medium-high heat. Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil, chopped garlic, cherry tomatoes, and lastly spinach. Allow it to cook until the spinach becomes soft.
  • Now make deep cuts in the chicken breasts. Stuff the deep cuts with pepper, salt, and optionally tomato basil sauce. Add to that cooked spinach and a tablespoon of cheese. Fasten the cuts with toothpicks.
  • Without cooking the chicken, allow it to brown in the small frying pan. Now transfer the chicken to a deep tray and add the remainder of the olive oil.
  • Spread the sauce on the chicken evenly. Cover it with a foil.
  • Preheat your oven to 375F and allow it to cook until it is done.
  • Lastly, sprinkle the rest of the cheese on the chicken. Place it back in the oven and allow it to sit for a couple of minutes until the cheese is completely melted.
  • Remove and allow to cool a bit.
  • Serve and enjoy.

Notes

Net Carbs: 2.6g

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Facts
Garlic Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breasts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 417 Calories from Fat 161
% Daily Value*
Fat 17.9g28%
Carbohydrates 3.6g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Protein 58.7g117%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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