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

Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Servings3
Calories417kcal

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

Nutrition

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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