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Chicken Breasts Stuffed With Cream Cheese and Broccoli

Chicken Breasts Stuffed With Cream Cheese and Broccoli

  • Serves 4
  • Prep time 15 minutes
  • Cook time 10 minutes

Nutrition facts

Per serving: Calories – 398; Protein – 35 g; Fat – 23 g; Carbohydrates – 13 g; Fibre – 2 g; Iron – 2 mg; Calcium – 87 mg; Sodium – 493 mg
You can’t go wrong with stuffed chicken breasts! The kids will love this cream cheese and broccoli filling!

Ingredients

  • Poitrine de poulet
    4 skinless chicken breasts
  • Fromage à la crème
    180 ml (3/4 cup) cream cheese
  • Brocoli coupé en petits bouquets
    180 ml (3/4 cup) small broccoli florets, chopped
  • Estragon frais
    15 ml (1 tbsp) fresh tarragon, chopped
  • Sauce marinara
    250 ml (1 cup) marinara sauce

Also needed:

15 ml (1 tbsp) olive oil

Optional:

A few fresh basil leaves

Preparation

  1. Slice the chicken breasts in half lengthwise, without cutting all the way through.
  2. Mix the cream cheese, chopped broccoli florets and tarragon in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Stuff the chicken breasts with the cream cheese mixture and close with toothpicks.
  4. Heat the marinara sauce in a pot over medium-low heat.
  5. Heat the olive oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Cook the chicken breasts for 5 to 6 minutes on each side, until the meat is no longer pink in the centre.
  6. Top the chicken breasts with marinara sauce before serving. Sprinkle with basil leaves if desired.


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