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Broccoli Cheddar Stuffed Chicken Breast

Servings 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 large chicken breasts
  • Kosher salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 yellow onion diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 cup broccoli florets chopped
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • Dash of cayenne if you like a little spice
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup Greek yogurt
  • Fresh parsley to garnish
  • Wild rice to serve

Instructions

  1. Cut chicken breasts longways 3/4 of the way to the other end. Season both sides with salt and pepper.
  2. In a medium-sized oven safe skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add in onion and garlic and sauté for about 5 minutes until the onion becomes soft and fragrant.
  3. Add in broccoli florets and season with salt, pepper, garlic powder, paprika and cayenne. Sauté for another 5 minutes then add mixture to a medium-sized mixing bowl.
  4. Combine with shredded cheddar cheese and Greek yogurt. Stuff the mixture to the chicken breast and sear on the same hot pan for 2 minutes each side.
  5. Transfer skillet to the oven and bake at 425 degrees for 20-25 minutes until the center reaches 165 degrees Fahrenheit. Let cool, slice and serve with rice. Serves 4.