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Bacon-Feta Stuffed Chicken

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

Ingredients

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

Directions

  • 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.
  • Drain one can of tomatoes; add to skillet. Stir in the remaining tomatoes; sprinkle with basil. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Simmer, uncovered, until a thermometer reads 165°, and the tomato mixture is thickened, 5 minutes longer. Discard toothpicks.
Nutrition Facts
1 stuffed chicken breast half with 2/3 cup tomatoes: 237 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 68mg cholesterol, 766mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 4g fiber), 29g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

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