Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breast

November 18, 2021

 Menu planning for big holiday events is easy: Thanksgiving dinner means a big, juicy turkey, Easter Brunch calls for Eggs Benedict, New Years pairs well with prime rib. But what about all the family meals in-between?

This Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breast is the perfect recipe for when the family’s in town and you need a delicious, crowd-pleasing meal before the main event. Ideal for a weeknight, elegant enough for a dinner party, this spinach stuffed chicken breast made with Primal Kitchen Mayo is a classic.

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Time: 30 minutes

Serves: 4

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How to Make Stuffed Chicken Breast with Spinach

Adding a new recipe to the roster (especially for novice chefs) can induce a lot of cooking-related anxiety. Quell your culinary fears with these 3 essential how-tos for an irresistible dish!

A silver bowl holds spinach stuffed chicken with sliced tomato on top and pesto mayo next to it.

How to Butterfly Cut a Chicken Breast

A butterfly cut allows room to stuff the chicken breast with the spinach filling. Carefully butterfly your chicken breasts by making a slice about ¾ of the way in the side of the chicken breast until you have a sizable pocket for the spinach stuffing.

How to Thaw Frozen Spinach

Frozen spinach works in a pinch. This green plays nice with pasta dishes, meat-based entreés and in your favorite smoothies. To thaw your spinach, place it in a saucepan over medium heat until it softens. Use a colander or sieve to strain out excess liquid.

How to Keep Basil Fresh

Herby and aromatic, fresh basil adds flavor to dishes and a beautiful smell to your kitchen. To keep your basil fresh, remove the leaves from the stems. Wash and dry the leaves and wrap them in a dry paper towel and seal in a plastic bag. They should keep fresh for up to 2 weeks.

You can also buy a living plant and keep it in a shallow bowl of water on your kitchen counter for a dash of green year round!

Pesto Mayo lays next to a plate with pasta and spinach stuffed chicken breast next to a fork and mayo.

What to Serve with Spinach Stuffed Chicken

Build a beautiful and colorful plate with appetizing sides and delicious starters that pair well with this stuffed chicken breast.

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