KALE & SUN DRIED TOMATOES STUFFED CHICKEN

The Healthy Maven‘s simple by flavorful kale and sun dried tomatoes stuffed chicken is lean and protein packed. Chicken breast is pounded thin and stuffed with superfood kale, tomatoes and creamy goat cheese.



Ingredients for servings

    Kale & Sun Dried Tomatoes Stuffed Chicken

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts about 8 ounces each

  • 1 tbsp olive oil

  • 0.33 cup goat cheese

  • 1 head of kale ,stemmed and chopped finely

  • 1 cup sun-dried tomatoes not canned in oil), chopped finely

  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

  • Place kale in a large pot and top with 1 tablespoon of olive oil and 0.5 cup of water and heat over medium. Cover and let steam for 2 minutes. Remove top and sauté for several more minutes, until all kale has wilted. Add in sun-dried tomatoes and cook for 3 more minutes. Set aside.

  • Slice chicken pieces in half and using a mallet, pound chicken slices to make them thinner. Crumble a tablespoon or so of goat cheese onto each piece of chicken and top with about 2 tablespoons of the kale and sun-dried tomato mixture. Roll up pieces and place seam side down in a baking dish. Top with freshly ground salt and pepper.

  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or until chicken has cooked all the way through and is no longer pink (mine takes about 23 minutes). Serve warm.

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