Bacon-Feta Stuffed Chicken Recipe
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Bacon-Feta Stuffed Chicken Recipe

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Chicken breasts are incredibly versatile, and I think feta cheese is so underrated. You can buy feta in so many different flavors...basil and tomato is our favorite.—Vicki Smith, Okeechobee, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (4 ounces each)
  • 1/4 cup crumbled cooked Jones Dairy Farm Dry-Aged Bacon
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) diced tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 125 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 24mg cholesterol, 731mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 11g protein.


  1. Carefully cut a slit in the deepest part of each chicken breast. Fill with bacon and cheese; secure with toothpicks. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. In a large skillet, brown chicken in oil.
  2. Drain one can of tomatoes; add to skillet. Stir in the remaining tomatoes; sprinkle with basil. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes longer or until a meat thermometer inserted in the chicken breast reads 170° and the tomato mixture is thickened. Discard toothpicks. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Bacon-Feta Stuffed Chicken in Quick Cooking September/October 2002, p14

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deannasnz User ID: 6542477 135532
Reviewed Feb. 2, 2014

"Surprisingly simple and quite good. Another time I'd add a little more flavour to the tomatoes."

hbaseley User ID: 3311639 64546
Reviewed Aug. 6, 2013

"Good recipe, have made many times since it was first published. easy and healthy."

laleone2 User ID: 6848900 53626
Reviewed Sep. 6, 2012

"Just saw the local Providence news use this recipe! Missed it on tv, so I searched for it & who would thunk it's a fellow Okeechobee, Floridian who posted it?

Lived there for over 30 years! Wow...
This is a fantastic recipe & it shold be re-posted & brought to the light of day again!
Delicious! Only drawback? Need to double for my family of 4! No leftovers in my house & everyone wanted more!"

tlgilmore User ID: 4535858 53624
Reviewed Apr. 6, 2011

"I made this tonight. Very good!! Can't wait to see how the leftovers are."

vajudybug User ID: 581753 85875
Reviewed Nov. 15, 2008

"I have made this so many times and it's so good and looks pretty"

cyoung55 User ID: 2695637 58353
Reviewed Jun. 30, 2008

"I used salsa instead of diced tomatoes and sprinkled a tablespoon of feta cheese into the salsa while cooking. Hubby said it was awesome!"

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