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Asparagus Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Ready in about 40 minutes, this low carb stuffed chicken is full of cheese and asparagus!

Prep Time

    •    Prep time: 10 minutes
    •    Cook time: 35 minutes
    •    Yield: Serves 4

Ingredients

    •  4 chicken breasts about 5 ounces each
    • 
1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
    • 
1/2 teaspoon paprika
    • 
1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 
1 cup grated mozzarella
    • 
16 spears asparagus trimmed
    • 
4 slices bacon

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray a 9x13 baking dish with non-stick spray.
  2. Place the chicken on a cutting board and use a sharp knife to butterfly the chicken.
  3. Drizzle the outside of the chicken with olive oil. Mix together the garlic powder, paprika, and salt and sprinkle over each chicken breast.
  4. Open up the chicken breasts and lay 1/4 cup of mozzarella on the bottom portion of each breast.
  5. Top the cheese with 3-4 spears of asparagus, depending on how large each breast is.
  6. Bring the top of the chicken up over the asparagus to close.
  7. Cut each slice of bacon in half. Lay 2 half pieces over each breast, tucking the ends under the breast.
  8. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until a thermometer reads 165 degrees and juices run clear.
  9. Serve immediately.



This great family recipe is thanks to That Low Carb Life Recipes at https://thatlowcarblife.com/asparagus-stuffed-chicken/

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