Broccoli cheese stuffed chicken breast is a hearty and delicious main dish that is perfect for a family dinner or a special occasion. The tender chicken breast is filled with a flavorful mixture of broccoli and melted cheese, then baked to perfection. This recipe is sure to impress your guests with its beautiful presentation and savory taste.
- 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
- 1 cup cooked and chopped broccoli
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 1/4 cup mayonnaise
- 1/4 cup breadcrumbs
- 1/4 tsp garlic powder
- Salt and pepper, to taste
- Olive oil or cooking spray
Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 35 minutes Total time: 45 minutes
Nutrition facts (per serving):
- Calories: 410
- Fat: 23g
- Saturated Fat: 10g
- Cholesterol: 130mg
- Sodium: 610mg
- Carbohydrates: 7g
- Fiber: 1g
- Sugars: 1g
- Protein: 44g
- Preheat the oven to 375°F.
- Cut a pocket into each chicken breast using a sharp knife, being careful not to cut through to the other side.
- In a medium bowl, combine the cooked broccoli, shredded cheese, mayonnaise, breadcrumbs, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
- Stuff the chicken breasts with the broccoli and cheese mixture, then secure each pocket with a toothpick.
- Place the stuffed chicken breasts in a baking dish and drizzle with olive oil or spray with cooking spray.
- Bake for 35 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the cheese is melted and bubbly.
- Let the chicken rest for a few minutes before serving. Enjoy!