Spinach Stuffed Chicken

Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breasts

1/4 cup Italian salad dressing

1 teaspoon dried basil leaves

1/4 cup Parmesan cheese

1/8 teaspoon pepper

1 (10 oz.) package chopped spinach (cooked and squeezed dry)

1 cup fresh bread crumbs

4 whole boneless chicken breasts (halved)

2 tablespoons Italian salad dressing

In a blender, process 1/4 cup salad dressing, basil, Parmesan cheese and pepper until blended

In a medium bowl, thoroughly combine dressing mixture, spinach and bread crumbs. With knife parallel to cutting board, make a deep, 3-inch-long cut in center of each chicken breast half to form pocket. Evenly stuff pockets with spinach mixture

In aluminum-foil-lined large shallow baking dish, arrange chicken, then brush with remaining 2 Tbls dressing.

Broil, turning once, 8 minutes or until chicken is done.

Makes 8 servings

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