Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Garlicky Cheesy Spinach Stuffed Chicken

Not only do I LOVE garlic but I love cheese even more so I created this easy yummy recipe that my husband and I love.

2 packages thin sliced chicken cutlets
1 cup shredded Mozzarella
1 cup italian bread crumbs
2 garlic cloves chopped
1 egg
1 tbsp water
1 pinch of garlic powder
1 5 oz package of fresh spinach
15 oz ricotta cheese
2 tbsp butter
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp parmesan cheese

  1. Preheat oven to 375.  
  2. In a pan add olive oil and 1 clove of chopped garlic and spinach.  Cook on low until spinach is wilted.
  3. Place spinach, parmesan, ricotta, mozzarella and garlic powder in a glass mixing bowl and mix well.
  4. Lay chicken breast on a clean surface, and spoon mixture onto each on.  Roll up chicken to enclose the spinach.  
  5. In 1 bowl place bread crumbs and in another bowl beat egg.
  6. Dip each chicken breast into egg then into bread crumbs, secure with toothpicks
  7. Arrange chicken in a shallow baking dish
  8. In the pan you coked the spinach in place butter and the other clove of chopped garlic.  Cook on low heat until butter is melted.
  9. Drizzle mixture over chicken
  10. Bake uncovered for 35 minutes or until chicken is cooked.
For healthier alternatives use low fat cheese, unsalted butter and whole wheat breadcrumbs. 

All the ingredients you need

Step 2.  Cooking the spinach

Step 4. Filling the chicken

Step 7.  Arranging the chicken

Dinner is done.  Looks so yummy.  


  1. Thanks. Josh is so mad he is on nights and can't eat it until later :)

  2. Is this what I missed having for dinner last night??????

  3. I told you to come over. I will make them again for you :)

  4. This looks and sounds delicious! I'm seeing lots of other great recipes too. Thanks for coming by The Checkered Apple!

    1. Thank you!! Looking forward to sharing recipes.