Tasty Pesto and Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken



Tasty Pesto and Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken

Create a mouthwatering dish that will leave your guests craving for more – our Tasty Pesto and Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken is a delightful combination of flavors and textures. This recipe takes chicken breasts to a whole new level with a savory pesto and gooey mozzarella cheese stuffing. Whether you’re planning a special dinner or simply want to elevate your weeknight meals, this dish is sure to impress.

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup pesto sauce
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Cut a pocket into each chicken breast by slicing horizontally through the thickest part of the meat. Be careful not to cut all the way through.
  3. Season the inside of each chicken breast with salt and pepper.
  4. Spoon a generous amount of pesto sauce into each pocket.
  5. Stuff each chicken breast with mozzarella cheese.
  6. Heat olive oil in an ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat.
  7. Sear the stuffed chicken breasts for 2-3 minutes on each side until they are golden brown.
  8. Transfer the skillet to the preheated oven and bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the cheese is bubbly and golden.
  9. Remove from the oven and let it rest for a few minutes before serving.
  10. Slice and serve your Tasty Pesto and Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken hot.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Serves: 4

Indulge in the rich, creamy goodness of our Tasty Pesto and Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken. Each bite is a burst of flavors, from the aromatic pesto to the oozing mozzarella cheese. This dish is perfect for a romantic dinner or a family meal that everyone will savor. Serve it with a side of salad or your favorite vegetables for a complete and delicious meal.

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 320, Carbohydrates: 2g, Protein: 36g, Fat: 18g, Saturated Fat: 6g, Cholesterol: 105mg, Sodium: 450mg.

In conclusion, our Tasty Pesto and Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken is a culinary masterpiece that elevates the humble chicken breast into a gourmet delight. The combination of pesto and mozzarella creates a harmony of flavors that will leave your taste buds dancing. Whether you’re cooking for a special occasion or just want to treat yourself to something special, this recipe is a winner. Give it a try, and watch your guests marvel at your culinary skills!

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