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  • Serves: 4 Servings

Vegetable-Stuffed Chicken Breasts - Country Living

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Category: Main Dish, Poultry, Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 5 sl Whole-wheat bread
  • 1 tb Dried basil
  • 1 tb Dried oregano leaves
  • 1 tb Dried parsley
  • 2 Whole chicken breasts;
  • -skinned, boned, and halved
  • 4 tb Olive oil
  • 2 md Carrots; peeled and cut into
  • -matchstick-size strips
  • 2 Leeks; white part only,
  • -cleaned and cut into
  • -matchstick-size strips
  • 1/2 c Unsifted all-purpose flour
  • 1 lg Egg


1. In food processor fitted with chopping blade, combine bread, basil,
oregano, and parsley. Process until crumbs form. Set aside on a piece of
waxed paper,

2. Rinse chicken breasts and pat dry. Using a sharp knife, make a
horizontal cut into each chicken breast to form pocket for vegetables.

3. In large skillet, heat 1 T oil over low heat. Add carrots and leeks;
cover and cook for 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

4. While carrots and leeks are cooking, place flour on a plate and beat egg
in a pie plate. Lightly coat both sides of each chicken breast with flour,
dip into egg, and then generously coat both sides with herb bread crumbs.

5. Stuff each chicken breast with about 2 T carrot-leek mixture. In same
skillet, heat 1 1/2 T oil over medium heat. Carefully place stuffed chicken
breasts into skillet. Cook until undersides have browned nicely, 7 to 10
minutes. Add remaining 1 1/2 T oil to skillet; carefully turn breasts and
cook until other sides are brown, about 7 to 10 minutes. Serve immediately.

Nutritional information per serving protein: 43 grams@ fat: 22 grams;
carbohydrate: 37 grams; fiber-37 grams; sodium: 348 milligrams;
cholesterol: 148 milligrams; calories: 516.

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