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Pizza Stuffed Chicken

If you're craving pizza, this stuffed chicken recipe will do the trick nicely! We use pepperoni since that's what we love on our pizza, but feel free to add a few of your favorite toppings!

If you're craving pizza, this stuffed chicken recipe will do the trick nicely! We use pepperoni since that's what we love on our pizza, but feel free to add a few of your favorite toppings!

Yield 4 servings
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breasts, about 6 ounces each
  • 2 teaspoons avocado oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups grated mozzarella, divided
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese
  • 32 slices pepperoni
  • 1 cup pizza sauce
  • 1 teaspoon minced parsley

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray a 9x13 baking dish with non-stick spray.
  2. Place the chicken breasts on a cutting board. Use a sharp knife to cut a pocket into the side of each chicken breast.
  3. Drizzle both sides of the chicken with oil and season with the garlic powder, Italian seasoning and salt.
  4. Place 1/4 cup of mozzarella in the pocket of each chicken breast. Add 4 slices of pepperoni over the cheese.
  5. Place the chicken in the prepared baking dish and drizzle with the pizza sauce. Spread the sauce out to cover the tops of the chicken.
  6. Sprinkle with the remaining mozzarella. Top with the Parmesan and remaining pepperoni slices.
  7. Bake, uncovered, for 30-35 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.
  8. Sprinkle with fresh parsley before serving.

Notes

Be sure to look for a no sugar added pizza sauce with 3 net carbs per 1/4 cup.

Nutrition Information:

Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1 chicken breast
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 402Total Fat: 26gSaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 101mgSodium: 1233mgCarbohydrates: 6gNet Carbohydrates: 5gFiber: 1gSugar: 2gProtein: 32g

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