The Love For Anything Stuffed!

Tonight I decided to make stuffed chicken breasts with Brussels sprouts and a small side of pasta.  Since Kevin and I are on complete opposite schedules now,  it is really hard to sit down and have a meal when you know your husband needs his rest.  So I buckled down and just went for it and cooked some dinner while Kevin was sleeping before work.  It came out so good!

I started off by pounding a 2 full boneless, skinless chicken breast between two sheets of plastic wrap until they were about a 1/2 inch thick.

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I then seasoned each breast with salt, pepper, paprika, poultry seasoning and some Goya Sazonador Total.

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In a small bowl, I mixed about 4 oz. of heated cream cheese, some queso fresco and one clove of minced garlic.

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I thought it needed some color so I added some dried ground cilantro.  Since for some reason I had no fresh herbs in the fridge.

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I then spread this mixture evenly onto each chicken breast.

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I thought I would add a component that was a little meltier. (Which isn’t a word.. but it’s my blog, not yours.)  That was some Mexican blend cheese.  I also added some hot capicola.

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Starting with the smaller side, I rolled the chicken breast.  After, I  toothpicked them shut for assurance that they won’t open up while baking.

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In an oiled baking dish, I set down the chicken breasts.

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I started off by adding some celery and garlic cloves still in the skin so they can get nice and roasted.  Then, I had a new idea.

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I had to figure out what we were gonna eat for our veggie, so I thought, why not cook the veggie in the pan with the chicken? I threw in some frozen Brussels sprouts, seasoned them with Lawry’s Chili Garlic seasoning salt and threw in a few pats of butter.

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On a preheated oven of 375°F, I threw the pan in the oven.  I left it in there for about 45 minutes.  All ovens are different of course, so make it’s internal temperature is at least 160°F.

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In the mean time, I boiled up some angel hair until al dente. (Process not pictured)  To it, I added some butter, garlic powder and salt.  The end result came out fabulous.  I ran to the room, woke up my hard-working love and served his meal.  He loved it.

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It was too big of a serving so I have leftovers for tomorrow!  Yay!  I hope you loves have a wonderful evening!

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