Healthy Recipes

Healthy Stuffed Chicken Breast

Prep Time: 5 mins

Cook Time: 20 mins

Total Time: 25 mins

 

Course: Main Course

Cuisine: American

 

Servings: 1

Calories: 262 kcal

Author: Christel Oerum

Ingredients

  • 1 chicken breast

  • 1 oz. low-fat mozzarella

  • 1 artichoke heart (from a can)

  • 1 tsp. sun-dried tomato, chopped

  • 5 large basil leaves

  • 1 clove garlic

  • ¼ tsp. curry powder

  • ¼ tsp. paprika

  • Pinch of pepper

  • Toothpicks

 

US Customary - Metric

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 365 F (185 C).

  2. Cut the chicken breast almost halfway through with a sharp knife.

  3. Chop up the mozzarella, artichoke, basil, tomato, and garlic. Mix to combine and stuff it into the cut chicken breast.

  4. Use a few toothpicks to close the chicken breast around the stuffing (you can see how in the video above).

  5. Place the chicken breast on a baking sheet or aluminum foil, and season it with pepper, curry powder, and paprika.

  6. Bake for around 20 minutes (depending on the size of the chicken breast).

  7. Remember to remove the toothpicks before serving, and you're done!

 

Nutrition Facts

Healthy Stuffed Chicken Breast

Amount Per Serving

Calories 262Calories from Fat 37%

Daily Value*

Total Fat 4.1g6%

Saturated Fat 1.8g9%

Trans Fat 0.2g

Polyunsaturated Fat 0.6g

Monounsaturated Fat 0.7g

Cholesterol 109mg36%

Sodium 338.9mg14%

Potassium 560.8mg16%

Total Carbohydrates 8.5g3%

Dietary Fiber 2.4g10%

Sugars 1.1g

Protein 46.1g92%

Vitamin A18.2%

Vitamin C10.5%

Calcium15.4%

Iron16.9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Spinach Rolls


Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 40 mins
Total Time: 55 mins
 

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Spinach rolls, Vegetarian rolls
Servings: 2
Calories: 310 kcal
Author: Christel Oerum
Ingredients
16 oz. frozen spinach leaves
3 eggs
2½ oz. onion
2 oz. carrot
1 oz. low-fat mozzarella cheese
4 oz. fat-free cottage cheese
¾ cup parsley
1 cloves garlic
1 tsp. curry powder
¼ tsp. chili flakes
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. pepper
Cooking spray
US Customary - Metric

 
Instructions
Preheat oven to 400° F (200° C).

Thaw the spinach and squeeze out the water (you can use a strainer). To speed up the thawing process, you can microwave the spinach for a few minutes.

Mix spinach, 2 eggs, mozzarella, garlic, half the salt, and pepper in a mixing bowl.

Place parchment paper on a baking sheet and spray with cooking spray. Move the spinach mixture to the sheet and press it flat, about 10x12 inches in size and roughly ½ an inch thick.

Bake for 15 minutes. When done, set aside to cool on a rack. It will get the texture/look of a really thick seaweed mat (if you ever have sushi, you know what I’m talking about). Don’t turn off the oven! You’ll need it again in a bit.

Finely chop onion and parsley. Grate the carrots.

Fry the onions for about a minute in a skillet with a little cooking spray. Add carrots and parsley to the pan and let it simmer for about 2 min. Add cottage cheese, curry, chili, the other half of the salt, and pepper and mix briefly.

Take the skillet off the heat and add an egg. Mix it all together and spread the filling over the now cool spinach mat. Don’t spread it all the way to the corners, or it will spill out when you roll it up.

Carefully roll up the spinach mat and filling. Bake for 25 minutes.

Take out the roll and let it cool for 5-10 min before cutting it into slices and serving.

 

Nutrition Facts

Spinach Rolls

Amount Per Serving

Calories 310 Calories from Fat 94%

Daily Value*Total Fat 10.4g 16%

Saturated Fat 4.6g 23%

Polyunsaturated Fat 0.1g

Monounsaturated Fat 0.2g

Cholesterol 326.7mg 109%

Sodium 695mg 29%

Potassium 2489.3mg 71%

Total Carbohydrates 19.6g 7%

Dietary Fiber 5.1g 20%

Sugars 6.7g

Protein 27.3g 55%

Vitamin A 175.4%

Vitamin C 55.9%

Calcium 41.9%

Iron 27.7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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