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Mushroom-Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Tomato Sauce

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* Exported from MasterCook *


*Mushroom-Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Tomato Sauce


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Serving Size : 4 Preparation Time :0:00

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Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method

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2 teaspoons olive oil -- divided

1/2 cup onion -- chopped

1 cup mushrooms -- sliced

10 ounces frozen chopped spinach -- thawed --drained

2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese -- grated

1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

16 ounces skinless boneless chicken breast

1/2 cup chicken broth, low sodium 99% fat free

14 1/2 ounces diced tomatoes -- with basil, oregano and garlic --canned




Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onion; saute 2 minutes. Add mushrooms; saute 3 minutes. Stir in spinach; remove from heat. Stir in cheese, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper.

Cut a horizontal slit through the thickest portion of each chicken breast half to form a pocket. Stuff 1/4 cup mushroom mixture into each pocket. Close opening with a wooden pick.

Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 2 minutes on each side or until browned. Stir in broth and tomatoes; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 12 minutes or until chicken is done. Remove chicken from pan. Cook sauce until reduced to 1 cup (about 5 minutes).




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Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 209 Calories; 5g Fat (21.6% calories from fat); 31g Protein; 11g Carbohydrate; 4g Dietary Fiber; 68mg Cholesterol; 393mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 4 Lean Meat; 2 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat.


NOTES : Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half and 1/4 cup sauce).


5 points per serving.




original starting weight 270

returned to WW Oct. 12, 2005


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Nope, the points will stay the same. Does frozen vs. fresh spinach has different nutritional benefits? I wasn't aware of that, and if anything, I thought that flash-frozen spinach might retain more nutrients.



This recipe looks great! :bcbsalute

Suzie :salut

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