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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 192.7
  • Total Fat: 7.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 49.5 mg
  • Sodium: 954.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 8.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.7 g
  • Protein: 23.1 g

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Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Goat Cheese and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Submitted by: WOLVERINEGAL
Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Goat Cheese and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Introduction

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Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1/3 C sun-dried tomatoes, packed without oil, finely chopped
    2 tsp olive oil, divided
    1/2 C chopped shallots, divided
    1 tsp Splenda
    3 garlic cloves, minced
    2 1/2 T balsamic vinegar, divided
    1/2 C (2 oz) crumbled goat cheese - to cut down on the fat, find the lowest-fat variety
    2 T chopped fresh basil
    3/4 tsp salt, divided
    4 (6-oz) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
    1/8 tsp freshly ground black pepper
    3/4 C fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
    1/4 tsp dried thyme

Directions

Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add 1/3 C shallots, Splenda, and garlic; cook 4 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring frequently. Spoon into a bowl; stir in 1 1/2 tsp vinegar.

Combine chopped tomatoes, shallot mixture, cheese, basil, and 1/4 tsp salt, stirring well.

Cut a horizontal slit through thickest portion of each chicken breast half to form a pocket. Stuff about 2 T cheese mixture into each pocket. Sprinkle chicken evenly with 1/2 tsp salt and black pepper.

Heat 1 tsp oil in pan over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 6 minutes on each side or until done. Remove chicken from pan; cover and keep warm. Add broth, remaining shallots, 2 T vinegar, and thyme; bring to a boil. Cook 1 minute or until sauce is slightly thick, stirring constantly. Serve sauce over chicken.

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half and 2 tablespoons sauce)

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DAPHNE05.






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  • Very Good
    11 of 11 people found this review helpful
    It was very good. I think next time I make it I will pound the chicken flat, spread the mixture, roll it up and bake for 30-45 min @ 350. I am not a big fan of cooking chicken in a pan with oil. Too messy! - 10/9/08

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    My FAVORITE SparkPeople recipe. Absolutely delicious! I served it over a Strawberry Spinach Salad (SparkPeople recipe). Not only delicious, but makes for a beautiful presentation. Definately making this one again. Can't wait. - 6/24/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This was SOOOO good! I used garlic and herb goat cheese and I ommitted the splenda. DEEEE-LISH! - 4/13/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    fabulous - the only thing I changed was adding a bit of cornstarch and cold water to thicken the sauce. thanks! - 8/13/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Very good. Felt very gourmet. - 8/13/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I just made this for me and my parents tonite. They both said they'd eat it again. It was quite good and unique while still easy and simple. I'm really glad I tried this. - 7/1/08

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  • Very Good
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I made this recipe this weekend and it was so simple. I really liked it for the most part, but I think I'd rather have something other than goat cheese. It was my first time trying goat cheese. But overall this was a really good dish!! - 3/10/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Awesome!
    - 3/9/09

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  • Good
    1 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Chicken was a little dry. - 12/7/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Very good. Not sure I like the taste of goat cheese tho, so maybe I'd try this again with another type of cheese. It was easy to make, and seemed very "gourmet!" - 9/13/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I made this just to try it. I made it for a lunch date. Great flavor and was very appealing visually. I would definatly make this again. - 5/2/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was really tasty. I just wish I was better at cutting the chicken breasts! LOL - 4/7/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Delicious! I will keep this in my back pocket and pull it out when I want to impress! - 2/2/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was a fantastic recipe. The flavors were great together and I found out I like goat cheese! Even a neighbor who stopped by at dinner time had a bite and was awe struck with the flavor. This is a real "keeper" Thank you for a great recipe! - 1/28/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was wonderful! Thanks! - 1/20/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This has so much flavor its hard to beleive its low cal. My husband loved it. - 1/17/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    My husband and I loved it. Can't believe the calorie count is so low for this great dinner. - 1/15/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    MG this was awesome! I can't wait to make it again, directions are great and it was real easy to make. - 1/12/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    My wife picked out this recipe and it was excellent!! My wife wants me to make it every week now. The flavor is great and totally satisfies the taste buds!!1 - 1/9/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    OMG good! Clear directions make this easy, and the ingredients are usually on hand (at least in my house!). - 1/8/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    OMG this is sooooooo good!!!! I made this recipe tonight aqnd my husband and I both loved it. - 1/8/08

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  • This recipe is beyond fantastic! Definitely a keeper!! - 12/5/13

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  • Instead of turning the stuffed breast, I added the broth, placed a cover on the pan and steamed the meat for about 6 minutes. This way, I avoided a mess and spillage from turning. - 7/10/13

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  • This one is definitely a "Keeper" - 6/4/13

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  • I didn't like it. Husband said it wasnt too bad. But not worth spending money on ingredient to make it again.Will not make it again - 12/9/12

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  • DELICIOUS BUT THE CALORIE COUNT IS INCORRECT. It is calculated at 4 units in a 1 lb chicken...which is four 4 oz servings, not four 6 oz servings as it says in the recipe ingredients. Just watch your portion size for 4 oz instead of 6 and enjoy!!! - 11/15/12

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  • I don't know that the splenda is entirely necessary. I'm not on SBD, so I just added balsamic vinegar reduction as the shallots were browning, but otherwise, the filling alone is perfect for appetizers! - 9/9/12

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  • I agree with princessannie12...will definitely bake it next time. The chicken was a bit tough, but the filling was amazing, and so was the sauce! I served it with baked asparagus, which complimented it well. - 7/27/12

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  • Very easy to make but disappointed the sauce didn't thicken. - 5/20/12

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  • This was wonderful :) great flavors that mix well together. Glad it's not too many calories because I ate two servings. Couldn't get enough! I served it with couscous, which was good with the sauce soaked in it. - 4/4/12

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  • Cooked this for dinner tonight, didn't convert the ounces to grams too good and had slightly more on the plate than desired, so good though it all got eaten, breast were about 70 grams over taking the single serve up to around 320 calories, will cook this again Delicious - 2/9/12

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  • My husband does all the cooking and I wanted to try my hand at something. I found this recipe and everything came out great; chicken was quite juicy. I also omitted the splenda (we didn't have any). Everyone loved it! - 8/15/11

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  • I enjoyed this recipe for lunch today. I made according to the directions. There are two things I will do different. The chicken breasts were bigger than 6 oz., so I will cut the size. The goat cheese was a little strong for my taste, so I will find a lo-cal cream cheese or other substitute. - 4/23/11

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  • This was the most delicious thing my husband and I have ever tried. We loved it! - 2/28/11

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  • WONDERFUL!!!! Loved it! - 1/13/11

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  • Delicious! I've just started cooking again and I thought it tasted so good. My husband enjoyed it and likes the fact that I am cooking again. Very simple recipe. I left out the splenda because I didn't see the need for it and it still tasted great. - 11/11/10

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  • Can't wait to try this one...reminds me somewhat of one of my favorite dishes at Carabba's. Thanks! - 6/26/10

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  • Yum! Yum! Yum! This dish has so much flavor, I loved it! The Next time I will 'brown' the chicken for less time and instead cook it by steaming it after adding the broth. Once I started steaming it, the chicken's interior cooked very quickly and came out tender instead of rubbery. - 6/7/10

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  • I tried this last night because I wanted a recipe with goat cheese, because I'm a HUGE fan of goat cheese and all I can say is in one word: WOW! - 5/8/10

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  • Loved it! So did everybody else. Even my 2 y/o ate it up! the only thing I did different was I omitted was the splenda, didn't really see a need for it. I think everyone should try it... it's so easy to make and absolutely delicious! - 4/30/10

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  • The broth adds a lot! Double the broth and use fresh(x3) thyme (x6 for dbl.) For sweetener, I prefer 3 drops liquid Natures Way Liquid Stevia. I used suggestions: Served with Strawberry Spinach Salad:-); next time to cook, i'll flatten meat, spread mixture on top, roll up, bake @ 350 for 30-45 min. - 3/9/10

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  • This recipe was one of the best I've ever tried! The only thing I would change if I made it again is to leave out the Splenda - didn't care for the "fake" sweet taste. Might try a tiny bit of real sugar instead. - 1/27/10

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  • Great taste. Will definately make this again. - 12/28/09

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  • am semi vegetarian; instead of chicken used Quorn cutlets;
    unbelievably delicious; and it helps me on my diet too; will use this for Thanksgiving. - 10/25/09

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  • Thoroughly enjoyed, was absolutely delicious, although I did bake it in the oven for 45 mins instead of cooking in the pan. Still very very tasty. - 10/8/09

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  • This was delicious! I added some spinach to the mixture and my family loved it... even my DD who isn't a fan of green foods. It'll be a regular item on our menu from now on. Thanks for sharing! - 9/22/09

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  • I didn't have balsalmic vinegar, so I used rasberry balsalmic vinegar instead. The recipe was great!!! - 7/31/09

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  • This was really yummy. We blackened it in the pan, and the sauce was thickened with some extra goat cheese, which also made it a little creamier. Very good, and we'll be enjoying leftovers. Can't believe it was so low in calories. - 5/18/09

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  • Excellent! I was shocked. - 4/21/09

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  • Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Recipe calls for 2 1/2 T balsamic vinegar, divided
    but when you add the amounts in the directions, it adds up to 3 1/2. Which is right. - 3/6/09

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  • Very tasty! - 10/25/08

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  • Yummy! This was totally delicous. Very flavorful! - 8/8/08

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    sounds delicious - can't wait to try it! - 8/5/08

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  • This was great Iloved it!! - 1/15/08

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  • Very filling but good. - 1/14/08

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Will definitely try this recipe. I think I will add spinach to the cheese misture. - 1/14/08

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This sounds so good, I can taste it in my mouth already. - 1/10/08

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  • yummy, quick and easy - 1/8/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    i love goat cheese and can hardly find recipes that are simple. thanks for this! i can't wait! - 1/7/08

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Wow, that sounds delicious! I am going to try this tonight!!!! - 1/7/08

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  • Awesome recipe, thanks for sharing! - 1/7/08

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