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Chicken with Parmesan Basil Stuffing

Give your chicken-nugget-loving kids something new for dinner with this chicken with Parmesan and basil stuffing. Bread crumbs coat the outside of each stuffed chicken breast to give it a crunchy exterior while Parmesan, basil and garlic give the interior a cheesy surprise.

Serves 4
Ready in 40 mins
Prep time 15 mins
Cooking time 25 mins
333 calories per serving


> 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (1 lb total)
> 1 tbsp crushed garlic
> 8 large fresh basil leaves
> 4 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
> 2 tbsp toasted bread crumbs
> 1/8 tsp ground black pepper


Preheat oven to 375F.
Place each piece of chicken inside a large plastic bag on top of a wooden cutting board. Firmly pound with a flat mallet, inside the bag, until each portion is about 1/4 inch thick.
Rub crushed garlic onto each chicken piece and top each with 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese and 2 basil leaves. Roll or fold chicken over filling.
Combine bread crumbs and pepper. Dip each roll in bread crumb mixture and place in a baking pan lightly coated with non-stick cooking spray.
Bake for 25 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165F.

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