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Spinach & Cheese Stuffed Chicken Bundles Recipe

Juicy chicken stuffed with a cream cheese and spinach filling and topped with marinara.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Best Chicken Dinner, chicken and spinach, Gourmet Chicken Bundles, spinach
Servings: 8
Calories: 226kcal

Equipment

  • Mixing Bowl
  • Small Mixing Bowl
  • 9x13-inch Baking Pan
  • Non-stick Cooking Spray

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces fat free cream cheese softened
  • 10 ounces frozen chopped spinach 1 package, thawed and drained
  • cups shredded Mozzarella cheese divided
  • ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 eggs
  • 20 Ritz crackers crushed
  • 1 cup marinara sauce

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • In a mixing bowl. Combine softened cream cheese, drained spinach, 1 cup Mozzarella, and Parmesan cheese.
  • Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Cut each chicken breast in half to make them around 1/4-inch thick.
  • Place a few tablespoons of spinach mixture on the widest end of each chicken breast.
  • Roll up and secure closed with toothpicks; set aside.
  • In a small mixing bowl, whisk eggs; set aside.
  • Crush Ritz crackers in a small resealable bag, pour into a small mixing bowl and set aside.
  • Dip each chicken bundle in egg until coated, then roll in cracker crumbs and place seam side down in a
  • 9 x 13 inch baking dish sprayed with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Bake for 30 minutes.
  • Remove from oven, carefully remove all toothpicks, and spoon 2 tablespoons of marinara on top of each chicken bundle and top with a sprinkle of the remaining mozzarella cheese.
  • Return to the oven and bake for an additional 10 minutes.

Nutrition

Calories: 226kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 98mg | Sodium: 613mg | Potassium: 516mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 4541IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 261mg | Iron: 2mg