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Hasselback Marinara Chicken

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/3 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 10 ounce spinach
  • 3 whole chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2/3 cup homemade keto marinara basil sauce
  • 3 ounces mozzarella slices
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  • Pre-heat your oven to 400°F. Place the cream cheese, mozzarella, and spinach in a microwave safe bowl. Heat for about 2 minutes, or until the cheeses get melty and can be easily mixed together. Mix the filling and add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Cut several horizontal slices across each chicken breast, Cut as deeply as you can without slicing all the way through the chicken.
  • Season the chicken with salt and pep- per.
  • Stuff each piece of chicken with the cheese filling.
  • Brush some olive oil onto the bare chick- en tops. Cook for 25 minutes, or until chicken reaches 165°F.
  • Change your oven to the broil setting. Top with marinara sauce, and the slices of mozzarella.
  • Broil for 5 minutes, or until the cheese gets melty and starts to brown.