Maria's Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Total Time: 1 hours, 15 minutes

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hours

Servings: 4

Price per serving: $1.43

Author: Maria Fontana

Source: www.allrecipes.com

Maria's Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Ingredients

· 4 breast half, bone and skin removed (blank)s skinless, boneless chicken breast halves· salt and pepper to taste· 1 (15 ounce) container ricotta cheese· 1 (10 ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained· 1 clove garlic, minced· 2 large eggs eggs, beaten· 1 (8 ounce) package shredded mozzarella cheese, divided· 1 (16 ounce) jar spaghetti sauce

Instructions

Step 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).Step 2Season chicken breasts with salt and pepper to taste. Slit open on the side for stuffing; set aside.Step 3In a medium bowl, combine the ricotta, spinach, garlic, eggs and 3/4 of the cheese. Mix well and stuff each breast with 1/4 of the mixture; secure with toothpicks and place stuffed breasts in a lightly greased 9x13 inch baking dish. Pour sauce over all and sprinkle with remaining cheese.Step 4Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 45 to 60 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through and juices run clear.