Roasted Chicken with Spinach, Yogurt and Pine Nuts and Cheese

Greek flavors meet Greek nonfat yogurt in a company&ndashworthy dinner dish.

  • PREPARATION TIME: 15 Minutes
  • COOKING TIME: 45-50 Minutes
  • YIELDS 4 servings

INGREDIENTS:

  • 4 bone-in, skin intact chicken breasts (8 oz. each)
  • 1x 12 bag frozen leaf spinach, defrosted and squeezed dry (1 1/3 cups)
  • 1 cup Dannon® Oikos® Plain Greek Nonfat Yogurt
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 1/3 cup toasted pine nuts
  • Salt, pepper and olive oil
Roasted Chicken with Spinach, Yogurt and Pine Nuts and Cheese

DIRECTIONS:

    • Preheat oven 425 degrees F
    • In medium bowl combine spinach, yogurt, cheese, and pine nuts, mix well.
    • Lay chicken breasts on a clean work surface. From the top of the breast gently loosen the skin for the neat keeping the base of the skin tact. Carefully stuff each breast with 1/2 cup of the spinach/yogurt mixture pushing the mixture down to evenly distribute.
    • Place chicken, skin side up, on a roasting pan. Brush chicken skin with oil and season with salt and pepper. Roast chicken 45-50 minutes or until the juices run clear. Let chicken rest 10-15 minutes before serving with desired starch.

Tip:

      The same stuffing can be used under the skin a large oven roasted or small turkey