Stuffed Chicken & Caesar Salad

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

#1 – Spinach Stuffed Chicken & Rice

Makes 4 servings

1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts – $2.65

2 (10 oz.) packages Meijer frozen spinach, thawed and drained of excess moisture – $2.18

1 (14 oz.) can Meijer diced tomatoes – $0.89

1-1/2 cup shredded part skim mozzarella cheese with ¼ cup set aside – $1.50

McCormick herbs of choice such as oregano, parseley, basil, thyme – on hand

2 cups of Meijer uncooked brown rice – $1.37

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.  Slice each chicken breast open to create a pocket.  Stuff each chicken breast evenly with spinach, diced tomatoes and 1-1/4 cups mozzarella cheese.
  2. Use a toothpick to close the end of each stuffed pocket.  Place on a baking sheet.
  3. Use the remaining cheese to sprinkle on the top of the chicken breasts.  Sprinkle with herbs.  Bake for approx. 25 to 30 minutes, until chicken is done.

Serve over brown rice.

Nutrition information per serving: Calories: 461, Total fat: 11g, Cholesterol: 96mg, Sodium: 485mg, Carbohydrate: 45g, Fiber: 7g, Protein: 49g.

Serve with fresh Clementines – $1.33

Total Cost: $9.92

#2 – Chicken Caesar Salad

Makes 4 servings

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s