Chicken Stuffed with Spinach and Ricotta Cheese - Easy Recipes

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Monday, May 27, 2019

Chicken Stuffed with Spinach and Ricotta Cheese


Chicken Stuffed with Spinach and Ricotta Cheese

Ingredients

  • 5 chicken cutlets pounded thin
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese divided
  • 1 egg
  • Half a package of 10 ounce size frozen spinach squeezed dry.
  • 1/2 cup ricotta cheese
  • Mozzarella cheese
  • Tomato Sauce
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Mix the breadcrumbs together with half of the Parmesan cheese, set aside.
  2. In a bowl, mix together the ricotta cheese, spinach and remaining Parmesan cheese together. Make sure your spinach is squeezed completely dry.
  3. Lay the chicken cutlets out on a cutting board and spread about 2 Tablespoons of the cheese and spinach mixture on top of each cutlet.
  4. Roll each chicken cutlet up and secure with toothpicks.
  5. Beat the egg and place in a flat dish.
  6. Dip the cutlets in the egg and then in the breadcrumb/Parmesan cheese mixture.
  7. Place seam side down in a baking dish that has been sprayed and bake in a 425 degree oven for about 25 minutes.
  8. Remove baking dish from oven and spread tomato sauce over each chicken cutlet and top with a slice of mozzarella cheese
  9. Return to the oven and bake for another 5 minutes or until the cheese is bubbly.

Recipe Notes

  • I used HALF of a 10 ounce box of frozen chopped spinach for this recipe.
  • Make sure the spinach is squeezed dry before adding it to the ricotta cheese.

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