Creamy Spinach Stuffed Chicken

Recipe posted in: Flex™ Meals & Snacks, Lunches & Dinners
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Chicken breast is stuffed with nutritious spinach, melted cheese, crispy bread crumbs and quinoa, then combined with all of the right spices to give this dish the kick it needs to become a family favorite. As simple as combining a few luscious ingredients, slicing and stuffing your chicken breast, then popping this dish into the oven, the Creamy Spinach Stuffed Chicken is an absolute must-try meal that is certain to satisfy those taste buds and appease that appetite.

With the lean protein from chicken and the vitamins and nutrients from spinach, this delicious dinner fits perfectly as a Flex Meal in your Nutrisystem-approved meal plan. Share with the family, or save a piece for later in the week when you’re in a time crunch. Regardless of what the occasion may be for indulging in this delectable meal, time is sure to stop right in its tracks as the melty cheese oozes out of the chicken with every. single. mouthful.

Seriously, what more could you ask for?

The Creamy Spinach Stuffed Chicken clocks in at just one SmartCarb, two PowerFuels and one Vegetable. While this nutritious meal is sure to keep your weight loss plan intact, logging your daily food consumption can increase weight loss results, according to a study conducted by American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Losing track of what you are consuming can lead to overeating and can, in turn, hinder your weight loss journey. Be sure to track all of your food right here on the NuMi app to ensure you are staying on track with your meal plan! >

Creamy Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breast isn’t the only delicious dish we have for you—try mixing things up with this tasty One Plan Salmon, Brussels Sprouts and Squash Recipe! >

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Servings: 2

Calories per Serving: 337

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 SmartCarb, 2 PowerFuels, 1 Vegetable

Ingredients:

  • 6 oz boneless chicken breast
  • 1 cup cooked spinach
  • ½ cup low fat pepperjack cheese
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 Tbsp. bread crumbs
  • ½ tsp. cajun seasoning
  • ½ tsp. paprika
  • Black pepper, to taste

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Cut down the side of the chicken to make a pocket.
  3. In a small bowl, combine cheese, spinach, quinoa and pepper.
  4. Spoon the spinach mixture into the pocket of the chicken. Fasten with toothpicks.
  5. Sprinkle chicken with Cajun, paprika and bread crumbs.
  6. Top with any remaining spinach mixture.
  7. Place chicken onto a foil-lined baking sheet. Bake for 45-60 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.