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Goat Cheese, Bacon and Raisins Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Goat Cheese, Bacon and Raisins Stuffed Chicken Breasts – Elegant yet super easy recipe for chicken breasts stuffed with a delicious mixture of goat cheese, bacon, raisins and nuts.

Goat Cheese, Bacon and Raisins Stuffed Chicken Breasts | www.diethood.com | Elegant, yet super easy recipe for chicken breasts stuffed with a delicious mixture of goat cheese, bacon, raisins and nuts.



Hey hey, my pretty friends! Happy Wednesday!

One of life’s greatest pleasures is to sit here and share my dinner with you. ‘Cept I’m not really sharing said food, but you know what I mean. I eat it and then tell you how to make it. That’s my super awesome business plan. So far we’re winning!

Thanks to California Raisins and KitchenPlay for sponsoring this post! All opinions are 100% my own.

I also want to tell you that I put raisins in ALL THE THINGS. Quinoa? Raisins. Chutney? Raisins. Cake? Raisins. You get it.

Goat Cheese, Bacon and Raisins Stuffed Chicken Breasts | www.diethood.com | Elegant, yet super easy recipe for chicken breasts stuffed with a delicious mixture of goat cheese, bacon, raisins and nuts.

For now, while we have this simple and freezing December day, let’s enjoy this lovely chicken stuffed with goat cheese, bacon AND raisins!
Trust me on this one. It’s good. SO, SO GOOD.

I’m also pretty much down with the fact that food stuffed into other food is beyond amazing. I don’t care how ’80s that sounds; stuffed food is still awesome!

Goat Cheese, Bacon and Raisins Stuffed Chicken Breasts | www.diethood.com | Elegant, yet super easy recipe for chicken breasts stuffed with a delicious mixture of goat cheese, bacon, raisins and nuts.

STUFFED CHICKEN BREASTS

This deliciousness is kind of like a surprise. The stuffing looks beautiful, but you’re not sure what it is. Then, once you bite into it? SURPRISE! Creamy, crunchy, sweet and salty. Taste and texture don’t fail to impress.

The California Raisins give it that sweet, chunky bite and they are all-natural. As in, just raisins.
Ingredients listed: Raisins. Only. You know what I mean?
Also. Zero fat, no cholesterol and no added sugar. AND! AND! They are packed with fiber and iron, so you’re practically adding health to your meal.

Goat Cheese, Bacon and Raisins Stuffed Chicken Breasts | www.diethood.com | Elegant, yet super easy recipe for chicken breasts stuffed with a delicious mixture of goat cheese, bacon, raisins and nuts.

Somewhere in the middle of that swirl, is where delicious lives. From flavors to textures, this Stuffed Chicken Breasts recipe has everything. The inside is creamy and tender, beautifully flavored with raisins, bacon and walnuts. All you need to do now is make it and share it.

Goat Cheese, Bacon and Raisins Stuffed Chicken Breasts | www.diethood.com | Elegant, yet super easy recipe for chicken breasts stuffed with a delicious mixture of goat cheese, bacon, raisins and nuts.

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ENJOY!

Goat Cheese, Bacon and Raisins Stuffed Chicken Breasts | www.diethood.com | Elegant, yet super easy recipe for chicken breasts stuffed with a delicious mixture of goat cheese, bacon, raisins and nuts.

Goat Cheese, Bacon and Raisins Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Katerina | Diethood
Elegant, yet super easy recipe for chicken breasts stuffed with a delicious mixture of goat cheese, bacon, raisins and nuts.
5 from 1 vote
Servings : 4 serves
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour

Ingredients
  

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1-pound)
  • salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup goat cheese
  • 4 slices bacon , cooked to a crisp and crumbled
  • 1 package (1-1/2 ounces) California Raisins
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup unflavored bread crumbs
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme , leaves only
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 325 Fahrenheit.
  • Lightly grease a 9x13 baking dish with cooking spray and set aside.
  • Season chicken breasts with salt and pepper.
  • Cut a slit on the side of the chicken breasts and make a pocket deep enough to hold the stuffing; set aside.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine goat cheese, crumbled bacon, raisins, walnuts, bread crumbs, thyme leaves and egg; mix until well combined.
  • Divide mixture evenly and stuff the chicken breasts with it.
  • Secure chicken with toothpicks.
  • Heat olive oil in a skillet.
  • Add chicken to skillet and cook until browned on both sides; about 4 minutes per side.
  • Remove from skillet and transfer chicken to previously prepared baking dish.
  • Bake 25 to 30 minutes, or until chicken is done.
  • Remove from oven.
  • Discard toothpicks.
  • Slice chicken breasts into rounds and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 448 kcal | Carbohydrates: 6 g | Protein: 35 g | Fat: 30 g | Saturated Fat: 9 g | Cholesterol: 140 mg | Sodium: 447 mg | Potassium: 522 mg | Fiber: 0 g | Sugar: 0 g | Vitamin A: 410 IU | Vitamin C: 2.1 mg | Calcium: 71 mg | Iron: 1.9 mg | Net Carbs: 6 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: goat cheese, raisins recipes, stuffed chicken
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20 comments on “Goat Cheese, Bacon and Raisins Stuffed Chicken Breasts”

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    Kirsten/ComfortablyDomestic

    Stuffed chicken breasts make for such an impressive presentation. I like the raisins in the stuffing!

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    Lauren @ Healthy Delicious

    This is beautiful! I never would have thought to pair chicken breast and raisins together.

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    Ginny McMeans

    What a great mixture to use for stuffing. I think the raisins would really put the flavors over the top.

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    Ashley @ Wishes and Dishes

    I WISH you can share your dinners with us more than just on the computer screen! haha! Looks delicious

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    Nikki @ Nik Snacks

    I love CA raisins! 4 years ago I went to SunMaid and fell in love. I think I’ve fallen for your chicken too!

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    Nicole ~ Cooking for Keeps

    I”m really loving the combination of savory and sweet in dinner dishes lately and this one knocks it out of the park!

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    amanda @ fake ginger

    Mmm, I love stuffed chicken! I made that broccoli salad that everyone and their mother makes over Thanksgiving and then I sat there and picked out all the mayo-covered raisins. Raisins are just so good in everything!

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    Amanda @ The Kitcheneer

    Your a woman after my own heart. Goat cheese is my current obsession and the addition of raisins is genius to stuff into a chicken! YUM

  9. This looks delicious and very original Kate.
    I might as well try to make it myself.
    Classy for sure 😉

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    Cookin Canuck

    Stuffed chicken breasts always make such a pretty presentation. I love the mixture of tangy, sweet and salty flavors in this stuffing.

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