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Pepperoni Crusted Stuffed Chicken

Pepperoni Crusted Chicken Breasts stuffed with a cream cheese filling. A easy, healthy, and delicious meal that the whole family will love!

Makes 4 servings

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Ingredients:

  • 4 ( 4 oz.)  raw skinless, boneless, chicken breasts ( I like to use thinly sliced chicken breasts)
  • 24 turkey pepperoni slices ( I use Great Value from Walmart)
  • 1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tsp Italian Seasonings ( I use Daks’ Italian Blast)
  • 1 large egg or 1/4 cup liquid egg substitute if you don’t have eggs on your zero point list
  • 4 laughing cow cheese wedges or 2 oz. light mozzarella cheese ( I like to use Pantry Market light mozzarella from Target) 
  • 1/2 cup zero point marinara or pizza sauce ( I use my zero point marinara)

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a food processor or blender, combine panko breadcrumbs, turkey pepperoni, grated Parmesan cheese and Italian seasonings. Blend until all ingredients have been incorporated.
  3. Pour breadcrumb mixture into a shallow plate. Set aside.
  4. In a shallow dish, whisk egg with 1 tsp water until lightly beaten or add liquid egg substitute if you’re following the WW green plan. 
  5. Meanwhile, season chicken breasts with salt and pepper.
  6. If you are NOT using the thinly sliced chicken breasts, use a knife to slice each chicken breast vertically.
  7. Spread laughing cow cheese wedge on each chicken breast or add .5 oz. light mozzarella to the middle of each chicken breast.
  8. Fold up each chicken breast, from the short side and tuck in the ends; secure with a toothpick.
  9. Coat all 4 chicken breasts in egg mixture and then immediately into pepperoni/breadcrumb mixture.
  10. Spray a 9×11 baking dish with non stick cooking spray. Spread a little marinara sauce on the bottom of baking dish. Place chicken breast roll-ups, seam side down, on top of marinara sauce.
  11. Cook for 30-35 minutes or until chicken breasts are completely cooked through.
  12. Take out of oven and allow them to cool for a few minutes. You can also add more marinara sauce on top.

Makes 4 servings

4-6 PersonalPoints™ per serving*

*This number shows the PersonalPoints™ range. The points will vary based on your individualized plan.

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Yield: 4 servings

Pepperoni Crusted Stuffed Chicken

Pepperoni Crusted Stuffed Chicken

Pepperoni Crusted Chicken Breasts stuffed with a cream cheese filling. A easy, healthy, and delicious meal that the whole family will love!

Author: thepounddropper.com

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes 30 seconds
Total Time 45 minutes 30 seconds

Ingredients

  • 4 (4oz.) raw, skinless, boneless, chicken breasts ( I like to thinly sliced chicken breasts)
  • 24 turkey pepperoni slices ( I use Great Value from Walmart)
  • 1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tsp Italian Seasonings ( I use Daks' Italian Blast)
  • 1 large egg or 1/4 cup liquid egg substitute if following the WW green plan
  • 4 laughing cow cheese wedges or 2 oz. light mozzarella ( I use Pantry Market from Target)
  • 1/2 cup zero point marinara or pizza sauce ( I use my zero point marinara)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a food processor or blender, combine panko breadcrumbs, turkey pepperoni, grated Parmesan cheese and Italian seasonings. Blend until all ingredients have been incorporated.
  3. Pour breadcrumb mixture into a shallow plate. Set aside.
  4. In a shallow dish, whisk egg with 1 tsp water until lightly beaten or add liquid egg substitute.
  5. Meanwhile, season chicken breasts with salt and pepper.
  6. If you are NOT using the thinly sliced chicken breasts, use a knife to slice each chicken breast vertically.
  7. Spread cheese wedge or 1/2 oz. mozzarella cheese on each chicken breast.
  8. Fold up each chicken breast, from the short side and tuck in the ends; secure with a toothpick.
  9. Coat all four chicken breasts in egg mixture and then immediately into breadcrumb mixture.
  10. Spray a 9x11 baking dish with non stick cooking spray. Spread a little amount of marinara sauce on the bottom of baking dish. Place chicken breast roll-ups, seam side down, on top of marinara sauce.
  11. Cook for 30-35 minutes or until chicken breasts are completely cooked through.
  12. Take out of oven and allow them to cool for a few minutes. You can also add more marinara sauce on top.

Makes 4 servings

4-6 PersonalPoints™ per serving*

*This number shows the PersonalPoints™ range. The points will vary based on your individualized plan.

Notes

Smartpoints: GREEN: 6 Smart points per serving or 7 Smart points per serving if using a whole egg vs. liquid egg substitute BLUE/PURPLE: 4 Smart points per serving

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 242Total Fat: 8gCholesterol: 131mgSodium: 620mgCarbohydrates: 9gFiber: 0gSugar: 3gProtein: 33g

Nancy

Thursday 24th of June 2021

I just want you to know that I made the pepperoni crusted stuffed chicken breasts this evening and my husband that is not a big fan of chicken just loved it! He even went back for seconds! Definitely a keeper!

Sarah Bauer

Wednesday 27th of January 2021

Delicious dinner! Cooked the chicken in the air fryer and it was so crispy. My husband requested that this be put into the “rotation” of dinners. Thanks so much!!!

Carolyn

Tuesday 23rd of June 2020

You do an amazing job with these recipes! Thank you so very much!

Tanya

Thursday 23rd of April 2020

I made this tonight and it was the first WW recipe that my partner loved.

marie johson

Wednesday 11th of March 2020

This is a lovely and flavorful dish. Thanks for sharing :)

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