Easy Stuffed Chicken Breast Recipes

Add these stuffed chicken breast recipes to your dinner line-up and a classic culinary technique to your repertoire

For the ultimate pumpkin dish, serve this pumpkin-stuffed chicken breast.

Want to spice up that chicken dish you serve night after night? Try stuffing chicken breasts. Stuffed chicken breasts provide the same great flavor as a roasted whole chicken, but with a lot less work and time required.

Revive this classic French technique with expected recipes like chicken cordon bleu, which involves stuffing the breasts with cheese and ham, or try a more seasonal take on this method with pumpkin-stuffed chicken breasts. 

These stuffed chicken breast recipes will revitalize your chicken dinners, and add another classic culinary technique to your repertoire.

Baked Chicken Cordon Bleu

Cristina De Guzman

Chicken cordon bleu is a French-inspired poultry dish that was developed by chefs in the United States in an effort to imitate stuffed meat dishes from Europe. Cordon bleu, which means "blue ribbon" in French, has chicken, cheese such as Gruyère or Swiss, and prosciutto or ham as the basic ingredients.

Click here for the Baked Chicken Cordon Bleu recipe.

Chicken Breast Stuffed with Spinach, Feta, and Pine Nuts

Ashley Fahr

This is an easy and flavorful weeknight meal that takes about 25 minutes to put together. Treat yourself to an elegant-looking yet simple dish that combines the fantastic flavors of feta cheese, slightly bitter spinach, and toasted pine nuts with moist chicken breasts

For the Chicken Breast Stuffed with Spinach, Feta, and Pine Nuts recipe, click here.

Pumpkin-Stuffed Chicken Breast

Between the Bread

For the ultimate pumpkin dish, serve this pumpkin-flavored chicken. It's easy to make, and you can serve it as your main dish.

Click here for the Pumpkin-Stuffed Chicken Breast recipe.

Quinoa-Stuffed Chicken Breast

Photo Modified: Flickr / Jessica Spengler /CC by 2.0

Quinoa is just as satisfying as carbs, but it's packed with protein and nine essential amino acids. It's gluten-free and easy to digest, making it great for a healthy diet.

For the Quinoa-Stuffed Chicken Breast recipe, click here.

Ricotta Pesto-Stuffed Chicken Breasts


It is simple, but this recipe jazzes up chicken in a fun Italian way and will earn you many compliments.

Click here for the Ricotta Pesto-Stuffed Chicken Breasts recipe.

Spinach-Stuffed Chicken Breast with Mushrooms

Carly Goldsmith

The last thing anyone wants to do after a long day of work is make a complicated, time-consuming recipe for dinner. But on the other hand, sometimes takeout from your favorite Chinese joint or a slice of pizza just won't do. Enter this recipe, which puts dinner on the table in just 30 minutes.

For the Spinach-Stuffed Chicken Breast with Mushrooms recipe, click here.

Click here for more chicken recipes.

Angela Carlos is the Cook Editor at The Daily Meal. Find her on Twitter and tweet @angelaccarlos.