Stuffed chicken breasts garnished with basil and roasted tomatoes.
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5 from 5 votes

Pizza Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Chicken breasts are pounded flat, then stuffed with your favorite pizza flavors -- pesto, cheese, and Canadian bacon (or your favorite topping!). A delicious low carb meal the family will love.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked chicken breasts, cheese stuffed chicken, chicken breasts, pesto chicken, pizza chicken, stuffed chicken breasts
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 403kcal
Author: Michelle Miller

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breasts small (3-4 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup pesto
  • 8 slices Canadian bacon
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup pizza sauce
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes
  • basil optional, to garnish

Instructions

  • Add each chicken breast to a large plastic bag, and use a mallet or a rolling pin to flatten chicken into an even and thin layer.
  • Take each chicken breast, and season with salt and pepper lightly.
  • Spread each chicken breasts with 1 tablespoon of pesto, add 2 slices of Canadian bacon, and top with 2 tablespoons of mozzarella cheese.
  • Roll chicken breasts.
  • Preheat oven to 425ยบ F.
  • Heat a cast iron skillet over high heat, and add 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
  • Brown the chicken roll ups, cooking for about 4-5 minutes per side over high heat. Remove skillet from heat.
  • Top each chicken breast with 1 tablespoon of pizza sauce and the remaining cheese. Add cherry tomatoes to the skillet between the chicken breasts.
  • Place the skillet in the oven and bake for 17-20 minutes, until the chicken breasts are baked through.
  • Garnish with shredded basil and serve immediately.

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Nutrition

Calories: 403kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 43g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 124mg | Sodium: 1051mg | Potassium: 767mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 785IU | Vitamin C: 10.9mg | Calcium: 181mg | Iron: 1.4mg