Spinach Stuffed Chicken Parmesan
Loaded with spinach & ricotta, coated with crunchy breadcrumbs & topped with marinara & mozzarella. This Spinach Stuffed Chicken Parmesan is an amazingly delicious chicken dinner recipe your whole family will love.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
- 4-6 chicken cutlets or breasts sliced & pounded thin
- 1 cup breadcrumbs
- 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese divided
- 1 egg
- 1-1/2 cup fresh baby spinach chopped
- 1/2 cup ricotta cheese
- 2 cups mozzarella cheese
- 8 oz tomato or marinara sauce
- salt & pepper to taste
Preheat oven to 425 degrees
Combine breadcrumbs with half the parmesan cheese in a small bowl - stir - set aside
In another small bowl, combine ricotta, spinach & remaining parmesan cheese - fold together with a fork until well combined.
Lay the chicken out on a greased baking sheet & spread approx 2 tbsp of the spinach mixture on top of each piece.
Roll up each piece- securing the end with a toothpick
Beat the egg in a shallow bowl
Dip each chicken roll in the egg & then in the breadcrumb mixture to coat
Place seam side down, back on the baking sheet & bake 25 minutes or until internal temp reaches 165 degrees
Remove from oven & spoon 1-2 tbsp of the tomato or marinara sauce over each chicken roll
Top with mozzarella cheese & return to oven for another 5-8 minutes to melt