Chicken Breasts Stuffed With Spinach and Mushrooms Recipe

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Chicken Breasts Stuffed With Spinach and Mushrooms
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  1. You will also need: large plastic food storage bags or waxed paper.
  2. Place breasts in the center of a plastic food storage bag or between 2 sheets of waxed paper.
  3. Pound out the chicken from the center of the bag outward with a mallet or a heavy skillet.
  4. Be firm and controlled with your strokes.
  5. Defrost spinach in the microwave.
  6. Transfer spinach to a kitchen or a piece of cheese cloth.
  7. Twist towel around spinach and wring it out until the spinach is very dry.
  8. Transfer the spinach to a medium size mixing bowl.
  9. Place a non-stick skillet over medium heat.
  10. When skillet is hot, add the butter, mushrooms, garlic and shallot.
  11. Season with salt and pepper, and saute 5 minutes.
  12. Transfer mushrooms, garlic and shallot to a food processor.
  13. Pulse to grind the mushrooms, and transfer to the mixing bowl, adding the processed mushrooms to the spinach.
  14. Add ricotta and grated cheese and nutmeg to the bowl.
  15. Stir to combine the stuffing.
  16. Return the skillet to the stove over medium-high heat.
  17. Place a mound of stuffing on each breast, and wrap and roll breast over the stuffing.
  18. Secure breasts with toothpicks.
  19. Add 3 Tablespoons of extra-virgin olive oil to the skillet.
  20. Add breasts to the skillet and brown on all sides, about 10 to 12 minutes.
  21. The chicken will cook quickly, because it is thin.
  22. Remove breasts.
  23. Add butter and flour to the skillet.
  24. Cook butter and flour 1 minute.
  25. Whisk in the wine and reduce for another minute.
  26. Whisk in the chicken broth, and then return the breasts to the skillet.
  27. Reduce the heat and simmer until ready to serve.
  28. Remove the toothpicks.
  29. Serve the breasts either whole, or slice on an angle and fan out on the dinner plates.
  30. Top the stuffed chicken breasts or sliced stuffed chicken breasts with generous spoonfuls of the sauce.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 585.01 Kcal (2449 kJ)
Calories from fat 293.76 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 32.64g 50%
Cholesterol 190.02mg 63%
Sodium 1179.72mg 49%
Potassium 1008.26mg 21%
Total Carbs 13.41g 4%
Sugars 2.46g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1.64g 7%
Protein 57.11g 114%
Vitamin C 7mg 12%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 7%
Iron 1mg 5%
Calcium 237.6mg 24%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 116.87 Kcal (489 kJ)
Calories from fat 58.69 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.52g 50%
Cholesterol 37.96mg 63%
Sodium 235.68mg 49%
Potassium 201.43mg 21%
Total Carbs 2.68g 4%
Sugars 0.49g 10%
Dietary Fiber 0.33g 7%
Protein 11.41g 114%
Vitamin C 1.4mg 12%
Iron 0.2mg 5%
Calcium 47.5mg 24%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 14.1
  • 15

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • sugar free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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