Category: Heavens Kitchen

Italian Stuff Chicken Breast’s

Ingredients

 

• 2 chicken breasts

• 1 cup whole milk ricotta cheese

• 1 egg

• Total of 3 teaspoons Italian seasoning, divided

• 2 cloves crushed garlic

• ½ teaspoon salt

• Total of 2 cups shredded mozzarella, divided

• 1 cup marinara sauce

• Additional Salt and Pepper, to taste

 

Instructions

 

1. Butterfly cut the boneless chicken breasts and place into a lightly greased baking dish.

2. In a small mixing bowl, stir together ricotta cheese, egg, 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning, garlic, salt, and 1 cup mozzarella cheese.

3. Spoon about ¼ cup of sauce onto one half of each chicken breast. Spread ricotta mixture on top of the sauce and fold chicken breasts over to close.

5. Drizzle the remaining 3/4 cup of marinara sauce over chicken. Top with the remaining last cup of mozzarella cheese. Sprinkle with the remaining 1 teaspoon of Italian seasoning and season with salt and pepper.

7. Bake in a 400 degree oven for 25-30 minutes, until chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees F.

Serves 2 to 4

Excellent to serve with a side order of any of your favorite salads.