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Italian Chicken Pillows


PREP TIME: 0min COOK TIME: 35min
Serves 5

PREP TIME: 0min COOK TIME: 35min
Serves 5

  • 400
  • 39g
  • 630mg
  • 6g
    Sat. Fat
  • 4g


1 1/4 cups herbed stuffing mix

2/3 cup hot water

1/2 cup green olive tapenade

2 tbsp. olive oil

5 1/2-inch slices fresh mozzarella cheese

1/2 cup Balsamic vinegar

Step 1

In a bowl, mix herbed stuffing mix with hot water until softened. Stir in tapenade; mix well.

Step 2

Place 1/4 cup stuffing on one half of each chicken breast and fold from top to bottom to encase and secure with a toothpick.

Step 3

Heat oil in heat-resistant, non-stick skillet over medium-high heat; place stuffed breasts in skillet and brown slightly on each side, 3 to 4 minutes per side. Remove from heat and place in a preheated 375°F oven for 4 to 5 minutes.

Step 4

Top each "pillow" with a slice of mozzarella cheese and continue cooking 3 to 4 minutes or until chicken is cooked through, stuffing is heated and cheese is melted. Remove from heat and place on hot dish. Cover and set aside.

Step 5

Heat hot skillet from oven on medium-high heat and add Balsamic vinegar and let reduce by half. Serve each chicken "pillow" drizzled with 1 tablespoon Balsamic reduction.

Italian Chicken Pillows

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