Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Breast


Ingredients

  • 1 cup Part Skim Mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 62 g (1/4 of 250g pkg) light brick cream cheese spread, softened
  • ¼ cup finely chopped green peppers
  • ½ tsp. dried oregano leaves
  • ¼ tsp. garlic salt
  • 4 small boneless skinless chicken breast pounded to ¼ inch thickness
  • 1 cup pasta sauce

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400F. Mix ½ cup of the shredded cheese, the cream cheese, peppers, oregano and garlic salt until well blended; set aside.
  2. Place 2 chicken breast in large freezer bag. Pound chicken until chicken is ¼ inch thick. Remove chicken from bag; set aside. Repeat with remaining 2 chicken breasts. Place chicken, top-sides down, on large cutting board. Spread each breast with one-fourth of the cheese mixture. Starting at one of the short ends, tightly roll up each chicken breast. Place, seam-sides down, in 8-inch square baking dish sprayed with cooking spray.
  3. Spoon pasta sauce evenly over chicken; cover with foil.
  4. Bake 30 min. or until chicken is cooked through (170F). Remove foil; sprinkle chicken with remaining ½ cup shredded cheese. Bake additional 3 to 5 min. or until cheese is melted.

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