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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.
Chicken Breast Stuffed with Spinach, Feta, and Pine Nuts
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.
Pumpkin-Stuffed Chicken Breast
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For the ultimate pumpkin dish, serve this pumpkin-flavored chicken. It's easy to make, and you can serve it as your main dish.
Quinoa-Stuffed Chicken Breast
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.
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.
Spinach-Stuffed Chicken Breast with Mushrooms
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.
Angela Carlos is the Cook Editor at The Daily Meal. Find her on Twitter and tweet @angelaccarlos.