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Spinach stuffed chicken breasts with cream cheese on a spatula.

Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Cream Cheese

Chicken breast stuffed with spinach & cream cheese - a creamy, tasty combination of perfectly seasoned chicken breasts, nutrient-filled spinach, smooth cream cheese, flavorful Parmesan cheese, and melty mozzarella, for a cheesy, comforting dinner that your whole family will enjoy.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 7 mins
Cook Time 23 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Chicken, Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

Chicken

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp Italian seasoning

Filling

  • 4 ounces cream cheese (softened)
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • ¼ tsp onion powder
  • cups baby spinach leaves (chopped)
  • cup mozzarella cheese (shredded)
  • cup Parmesan cheese (shredded)

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 425° F and move the rack to the center.
  • In a medium bowl add cream cheese, mayonnaise, garlic, black pepper, onion powder, spinach, mozzarella cheese, and Parmesan cheese. Mix until well incorporated.
  • Butterfly the chicken breast ¾ of the way through. Open the chicken breast and add ¼ of the cheese filling. Fold the chicken breast shut and season with salt, black pepper, onion powder, paprika, and Italian seasoning. Repeat on all chicken breasts.
  • Add olive oil to a oven safe skillet over medium heat. Add in chicken and cook for 4 minutes on each side.
  • Then, bake the chicken 12-15 minutes or until the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165° and cheese filling is completely melted.
  • Serve while hot and enjoy!
Keyword Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breasts
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