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Yields:
4 servings
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Meal Type:
Main Dishes
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Vegetable and Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breasts

A fancy chicken dish consisting of breasts stuffed with broccoli and cauliflower florets and feta cheese.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. In a microwave, cook frozen broccoli and cauliflower until soft.
  2. Let vegetable mixture cool.
  3. Add feta cheese to mixture and mix well.
  4. Roll each chicken breast and secure with tooth pick, and place in baking dish that has been sprayed with Pam, or olive oil.
  5. Place chicken breasts in baking dish, tooth pick side up.
  6. Pour Italian dressing over breasts and shake paprika on top of each chicken breast.
  7. Bake uncovered in 350 °F (175 °C) oven for about 45 minutes or until done.
  8. Serve with cooked dressing spooned over chicken breasts.
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Sounds really good but isn't there a step missing? Do you have to pound the breast so that you can stuff and roll them?
13 Oct 07 by member: cmyers
Do you know how many points this is for Weight Watchers??
16 Oct 07 by member: realestategirl
I'd say it's more like 6 (since you can subtract 10 calories for every gram of fiber), and you could get it down lower using lower fat cheese or less cheese. I'd be inclined to replace cheese with bacon bits - lots of flavor, not that much calories.
17 Oct 07 by member: Westgal
Made this the other night for me and my family except substituted mozarella instead of feta, we all loved it!
23 Oct 07 by member: bridgets
I skipped the cauliflower and put tomatoes in instead, added some fresh basil and used fat free mozzerella instead of the feta and it was delicious! great recipe that can easily be used with a variety of veggies/cheeses!
28 Oct 07 by member: k12e09
great taste !!!used mozzarella instead of feta
11 Feb 08 by member: men
Good for Atkins.
10 Apr 08 by member: sararay
I made this last night and I thought it was very tasty! I used all broccoli because I needed to get rid of it and for the dressing I used Cheese Fantastico Light. It has almost no calories and it taste really good. Instead of feta I used ricotta because the creamy consistency made it easy to blend with the vegetables. Also, I couldn't find non-fat mozzarella as per another suggestion so ricotta was a low calorie choice. You may have to add some salt though because ricotta is a fairly bland cheese. I also added bacon bits to the stuffing. This was a great suggestion! The other thing that I added was cayenne pepper when making the chicken. This made a huge difference! It added a lot of flavor and the perfect amount of kick.
19 Mar 10 by member: Lady LaLa
very yummy!!!! will surely make again. thanks!! henny penny
15 Feb 12 by member: queta54
EASY TO COOK HOWVER USED FRESH RIKOTTA CHEESE INSTEAD OF FETA CHEESE
11 Apr 12 by member: mariah747
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Nutrition summary:

There are 336 calories in 1 serving of Vegetable and Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breasts.
Calorie break-down: 18% fat, 11% carbs, 71% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 57
Calories 336
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 6.36g 10%
  Saturated Fat 2.823g 14%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 1.056g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 1.417g  
Cholesterol 149mg 50%
Sodium 798mg 33%
Potassium 841mg  
Total Carbohydrate 8.67g 3%
  Dietary Fiber 2.8g 11%
  Sugars 5.76g  
Protein 58.68g  
 
Vitamin A 29% Vitamin C 70%
Calcium 13% Iron 16%
* 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
17%
of RDI*
(336 calories)
17% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (11%)
 
Fat (18%)
 
Protein (71%)
Carbohydrates, 8.67g (11%) Fat, 6.36g (18%) Protein, 58.68g (71%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories