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Greek Garlic and Herb-Stuffed Grilled Chicken Breasts

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Greek Garlic and Herb-Stuffed Grilled Chicken Breasts
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 4
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A warm evening, a glass of wine, and tender grilled chicken filled with herb-flecked cheese and olives--perfect.

Ingredients

  • 1 container (4 oz) garlic-and-herbs spreadable cheese
  • 1/3 cup coarsely chopped kalamata olives, patted dry
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped green onions
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh oregano leaves
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1
    Heat gas or charcoal grill. In medium bowl, stir together cheese, olives, onions and oregano. Place chicken breasts flat on cutting surface. Cut a lengthwise slit in each chicken breast forming a pocket, keeping other 3 sides intact. Stuff each chicken with cheese mixture; secure with toothpicks. Brush chicken with oil; sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • 2
    Place chicken on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 8 to 10 minutes, turning occasionally, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F).

Expert Tips

  • tip 1
    Feta is an authentic substituted for the spreadable cheese.
  • tip 2
    Kalamata olives are a dark eggplant color with a rich and fruity flavor.

Nutrition Information

290 Calories, 18g Total Fat, 29g Protein, 2g Total Carbohydrate, 0g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
Calories from Fat
170
Total Fat
18g
28%
Saturated Fat
8g
40%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
105mg
35%
Sodium
400mg
17%
Potassium
280mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
2g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
29g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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  • A warm evening, a glass of wine, and tender grilled chicken filled with herb-flecked cheese and olives--perfect.
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