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Asparagus Stuffed Chicken

This low carb chicken recipe is stuffed with cheese and asparagus and then wrapped in bacon! Perfect keto dinner and ready in about 45 minutes!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword family recipes, low carb, stuffed chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 241kcal

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

Instructions

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

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Nutrition

Serving: 1chicken breast | Calories: 241kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 64mg | Sodium: 669mg | Fiber: 1g