Stuffed Tuscan Garlic Chicken

Stuffed Tuscan Garlic Chicken are tender and juicy chicken stuffed with mozzarella cheese, sun-dried tomatoes, and spinach that gets baked in a creamy garlic sauce.  This meal will blow the family away!

Stuffed Tuscan Garlic Chicken

I have finally jumped on the stuffed chicken boat.  It is mega popular right now and oh boy, why did I wait so long!?  I took the ultra mega popular Creamy Tuscan Garlic Chicken that is on my site and made something incredible.  A thick chicken breast gets coated in italian seasoning and stuffed to the brim with mozzarella cheese, sun-dried tomatoes, and spinach.  It takes no time at all before it is in the oven and on the dinner table for the family to devour.

The chicken gets pan seared before it enters the oven.  The cheese just starts to melt and is so ooey gooey delicious.  I went back and forth trying to decide if I should bake it in a creamy sauce because the chicken is so delicious on its own.  But I made the decision to bake it in a creamy garlic sauce and it was the BEST decision!

Stuffed Tuscan Garlic Chicken in pan

As soon as this chicken comes out of the oven you can just see the melty cheese just oozing out of the sides.  And the smell of the sun dried tomatoes and seasonings is incredible.  My family could not eat this meal fast enough!

This is truly a restaurant quality meal that you can make right at home.  You are going to impress even yourself on this one!  This is hands down one of the best things that has happened to this blog.  Your family is going to go crazy for this recipe just like we did!

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Stuffed Tuscan Garlic Chicken

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Stuffed Tuscan Garlic Chicken are tender and juicy chicken stuffed with mozzarella cheese, sun-dried tomatoes, and spinach that gets baked in a creamy garlic sauce. This meal will blow the family away!

Ingredients

  • 3 large chicken breasts
  • 6 slices mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes in oil cut into slices
  • 2 cups spinach
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil divided
  • 1 Tablespoon Italian Seasoning

Creamy Garlic Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon italian seasoning
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Prepare the chicken by cutting slits into the sides. Stuff the chicken by placing the cheese on the bottom, followed by sun-dried tomatoes, and spinach. Seal with toothpicks by placing them in diagonally.
  2. Use 1 Tablespoon of the olive oil and coat the chicken with the oil and italian seasoning. Add a tablespoon of oil to a large skillet. Sear each side of the chicken until golden brown.
  3. To make the creamy garlic sauce, in a small bowl whisk the heavy cream, chicken broth, garlic powder, italian seasoning and parmesan cheese. Pour in the bottom of the skillet surrounding the chicken.
  4. Place in the oven and bake for 20 minutes or until cheese is bubbly and chicken is cooked until no longer pink.
Nutrition Facts
Stuffed Tuscan Garlic Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 356 Calories from Fat 279
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 31g 48%
Saturated Fat 15g 75%
Cholesterol 79mg 26%
Sodium 481mg 20%
Potassium 381mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 7g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 1g
Protein 14g 28%
Vitamin A 47.6%
Vitamin C 23.3%
Calcium 35.7%
Iron 9.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alyssa Rivers

I am Alyssa and the blogger behind The Recipe Critic. I started my blog in June of 2012 as a place to share my passion for cooking. I love trying new things and testing them out with my family.

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  1. I made this tonight for company! What a hit. Really really good. Wouldn’t change a thing. It will be my go to now when I want to impress! I could have eaten the pan sauce with a spoon!!!

  2. You use three chicken breasts but have four servings? Is this a typo?
    Sounds delicious and I will make it for my volunteers on Saturday!

    1. The chicken breasts are large and stuffed and can be cut into half if needed. You can always add another chicken breast so each person has one piece each. Your volunteers are going to love you even more;)! XOXO

  3. THIS chicken recipe is absolutely FABULOUS! I used one huge breast and the same amount of sauce that was intended for three chicken breasts……it was the prefect amount. I would suggest for three or more breasts, that you should double or triple the sauce recipe. It was an easy-to-make dish and clean-up was minimal.

  4. I made this dish for my family night and it was a hit. Then i posted pictures on Snapchat and my inbox was flooded with people drooling over it and asking for the recipe! Definitely will be making this again.

  5. I tried this recipe for the first time and it was absolutely delicious, thank you so much for sharing I now have a favorite fancy dish to make for my wedding anniversary. I only changed the powder garlic for fresh since I love fresh garlic but other than that wouldn’t change a thing.

  6. Alyssa….I regularly use one of your recipies, and am never disappointed…..I’m confused about your Stuffed Tuscan Garlic Chicken….you talk about adding/making the “creamy”sauce, but never mention what you do with it in the instructions….in the picture you show the chicken breast in the skillet…..after you bake them, than what???

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