Stuffed Chicken Parm (Healthier Version)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 226.3
  • Total Fat: 5.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 91.8 mg
  • Sodium: 635.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 9.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.9 g
  • Protein: 35.6 g

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This recipe is one of my new favorites, 30% fewer calories and almost half the fat! Plus it's great reheated and just a filling meal on it's own. This recipe is one of my new favorites, 30% fewer calories and almost half the fat! Plus it's great reheated and just a filling meal on it's own.
Number of Servings: 6


    6 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 5 oz each)
    1 10 oz organic cut spinach (if frozen, thaw and drain)
    2 oz 1/3-less-fat cream cheese (Neufchâtel), softened
    1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
    1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves
    1 clove garlic, finely chopped
    1/4 cup fat-free egg product
    12 stone-ground wheat crackers, crushed (about 1/2 cup)
    1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
    1/2 teaspoon pepper
    1 cup Muir Glen® organic Italian herb pasta sauce
    1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (1 oz)


1. Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Gently pound chicken breasts with flat side of meat mallet or rolling pin until about 1/4 inch thick.
2. In medium bowl, mix spinach, cream cheese, Parmesan cheese, 1/2 teaspoon basil and the garlic until blended. Spread about 1 tablespoon spinach mixture over each chicken breast; roll up tightly. Secure with toothpicks.
3. In a shallow bowl, place egg product. In another shallow bowl, mix cracker crumbs, 1 teaspoon basil and the pepper. Dip each chicken breast into egg product; coat with crumb mixture. Place seam side down in baking dish.
4. Bake uncovered 20 minutes. Pour pasta sauce over chicken; sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Bake 10 to 15 minutes longer or until thermometer inserted in center of chicken reads 165°F. Remove toothpicks from chicken before eating.

Makes 6 servings.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ARIANNAJOYKILL.

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  • Incredible!
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    FINALLY got to make this tonight and it was just as good as I thought it would be! Although next time if I use the green onion, I will use a pinch of garlic powder, rather than the fresh garlic because the overall flavour was a bit strong. - 2/25/11

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  • Great - 12/9/11

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