It’s time to turn your typical chicken dinner up a notch! Tender chicken breasts, stuffed with a nice helping of creamy spinach is just the way to do it. Plus, it’s low carb, keto-friendly, and gluten-free. This Creamed Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breast is slowly becoming a household favorite.
Two familiar ingredients join together in a completely new way — well, maybe not completely new to all of us, but it’s indeed a new take on tasty. And since I’m all about making food that is also great for you, let’s discuss the healthy deets for this recipe.
First up is the chicken breast. It’s an excellent source of low-fat protein and protein is very important when it comes to building lean muscle. And let’s not forget how great spinach is for us as well.
Spinach is high in fiber and helps the fight against cancer. It’s also an anti-inflammatory high in antioxidants that assist with lowering blood pressure.
Making the Creamed Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breast:
This recipe begins with partially splitting and seasoning the chicken breast. You’ll need to use the butterfly technique to cut your chicken breast. However, make sure you don’t completely split the chicken breast in half.
Season the outside and inside of the chicken and set to the side.
When making the creamed spinach filling, cool your freshly sauteed leaf spinach slightly after cooking. Add all spinach ingredients into a large bowl and mix together.
Once you stuff your chicken with the spinach filling, use toothpicks to help keep the filling intact while cooking. Cook your chicken for 6 to 7 minutes each side then remove from heat.
If you prefer your chicken pan-seared cook uncovered, but if you prefer a more moist chicken cook covered.
This Creamed Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breast recipe is great for any day of the week. When you want to serve the family a low carb option, give this entree a spot on your table. Enjoy!