Fire Stuffed Spinach Chicken

Submitted by: Marc Russell
A spicy spinach and cheese stuffed chicken dinner entree. Tomato balances out the spice from the Three Alarm Cheese and the garlic and spinach leave a delightful taste on your palate.

Serves: 2
Difficulty: Medium - some experience needed

Preparation time:
Cooking time:

Dietary guidance: n 

Tags: spinach · main · cheese · chicken · garlic · stuffed ·

Ingredients

2 Boneless Chicken Breasts
1 Bag of Fresh Spinach leaves
Three Alarm Cheese (Colby cheese with Jalpeno, Habenero and Red Pepper)
1 Large Tomato
Olive Oil
Garlic Powder
Basil
Cumin
Salt and Pepper

Method

Prep:

- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- Cut slits into chicken breasts.
- Put chicken on greased pan and season both sides with garlic, basil, cumin, salt and pepper.
- Slice half tomato into 4 slices.
- Cut 2 large wedges from cheese.
- Shred 1 cup of cheese.

Cook:

- Place spinach leaves in pan with 3 tbsp olive oil, garlic, salt and pepper and cook down until soft. Set aside.

Prep:

- Stuff half of shredded cheese inside chicken first.
- Stuff spinach inside chicken.
- Stuff remaining shredded cheese inside.
- Use toothpicks to keep open end of chicken closed.
- Place 2 tomato slices onto top of chicken breast.
- Place cheese wedge on top of tomato slices and keep in place with tooth pick.
- Sprinkle again with garlic and basil.
- Lightly drizzle olive oil over dish.

Cook:

- Place in oven at 350 for 20 mins or until chicken is fully cooked.
- Serve with fresh steamed veggies and red wine (Rosso).

Enjoy!

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