Chicken breast is a versatile ingredient that can be used in many different dishes. This recipe takes it to the next level by stuffing it with a creamy spinach and mushroom mixture. It’s easy to make and provides a delicious and filling meal for any occasion.
- 4 chicken breasts
- 1 cup fresh spinach, chopped
- 1 cup mushrooms, sliced
- 1/2 cup cream cheese, softened
- 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- Preheat oven to 375°F.
- In a skillet over medium-high heat, sauté garlic in olive oil for 1 minute.
- Add mushrooms and spinach and sauté until softened, about 5 minutes.
- In a bowl, mix together cream cheese, Parmesan cheese, salt, and pepper.
- Add the sautéed mushrooms and spinach to the cream cheese mixture and mix well.
- Use a sharp knife to cut a pocket into each chicken breast.
- Stuff each chicken breast with the cream cheese mixture.
- Secure the pocket with toothpicks or kitchen twine.
- Place the stuffed chicken breasts into a baking dish and bake for 25-30 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through and no longer pink in the center.
- Let the chicken rest for 5 minutes before serving.