Italian Stuffed Chicken
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Serves: 4
An easy meal that will make everyone think you're a top chef.
  • 2 cups baby spinach, chopped
  • ½ cup grape or cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Sea salt and freshly cracked pepper to taste
  • Dash of oregano
  • ½ cup manouri cheese
  • ½ cup manchego cheese
  • 2 tablespoons romano cheese, grated
  • 1 cup hazelnut meal
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 4 large chicken breasts
  1. Combine manouri krinos cheese, spinach, tomoatoes, manchego, basil, garlic, sea salt, and freshly cracked pepper to taste and mix until thoroughly combined
  2. Rinse chicken and cut along horizontal slit along the center of chicken breasts nearly to the other side
  3. Fill chicken with cheese mix
  4. Season each side with sea salt and freshly cracked pepper
  5. Thoroughly coat chicken in hazelnut mill until both sides are evenly covered
  6. Close open sides of chicken and secure with toothpicks
  7. Place chicken in olive oil coated baking dish and cook 25-30 minutes
Recipe by Marpe at