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Yields:
6 servings
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Meal Type:
Main Dishes
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Baked Mediterranean Chicken

A yummy and easy way to make a typical baked chicken breast more exciting.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Cut chicken breasts in half through the centre, and pound flat to make 6 cutlets.
  2. In a bowl, add cream cheese, parmesan cheese and chopped roasted red pepper.
  3. Heat butter in a pan, and sauté spinach until wilted. Remove from pan and chop.
  4. Add to bowl and mix with a spoon. Season with salt, pepper, or other preferred herbs and spices.
  5. Spread a large spoonful of the mixture over each chicken cutlet.
  6. Roll the cutlets and place on a lightly greased pan or parchment paper, seam-side down. Season with salt and pepper.
  7. Bake at 400° F (200° C) for 45-60 minutes (depending on your oven). Remove, let cool and enjoy!
  8. Note: would also be great topped with a little tzatziki or other dressing.
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very good! I left out the butter and used fat free cream cheese, and feta instead of parmasean. so very yummy!
30 Mar 11 by member: Lesley22
very good
17 Apr 11 by member: agilchrist1
I've been making this! (before I saw this recipe) Only with full cream cheese and a bit of half and half, garlic and no red peppers. I cook the chicken and then add the cream cheese and cream, melt cream cheese then add spinach, cover and cook about 2 minutes. It's delish!!
24 Apr 11 by member: surrealchereal
6 pts + This sounds delish and is going into my cookbook! Will make this soon!
14 Jun 11 by member: Mom2Boxers
This was an amazingly delicious meal. I brought some to work with a small salad and had to post the recipe on the board so people could copy it to take home. So far everyone that tried it just loved it.
13 Jul 11 by member: jsbalcom
Excellent meal that is filling and tastes great, highly recommended!!!
03 Jan 12 by member: teebox25
It might have been the peppers I used, but this dish was just a little too spicy for me. And that is saying a lot because it takes a lot of spice for me to think something is too hot. I will try it again cutting the peppers in half.
22 Jan 12 by member: dramadr
I used roosted red peppers( hot and spicy). It was really good but I realized I should have used (red pepper as in green peppers) Other than using the wrong ingredients it was the bomb.
22 Feb 12 by member: colunteya
Delicious chicken recipe! Very tasty and satisfying!
22 Feb 12 by member: flygirl1967
Loved it. Felt full afterwards Thanks
24 May 12 by member: Barry5544
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Nutrition summary:

There are 265 calories in 1 serving of Baked Mediterranean Chicken.
Calorie break-down: 49% fat, 3% carbs, 48% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 127
Calories 265
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 14.11g 22%
  Saturated Fat 6.275g 31%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 1.774g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 3.941g  
Cholesterol 100mg 33%
Sodium 519mg 22%
Potassium 239mg  
Total Carbohydrate 1.66g 1%
  Dietary Fiber 0.4g 2%
  Sugars 1.05g  
Protein 30.87g  
 
Vitamin A 42% Vitamin C 44%
Calcium 6% Iron 9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
13%
of RDI*
(265 calories)
13% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (3%)
 
Fat (49%)
 
Protein (48%)
Carbohydrates, 1.66g (3%) Fat, 14.11g (49%) Protein, 30.87g (48%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories


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