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Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Breasts Wrapped in Bacon

I don’t eat a lot of red meat- but when I do, it’s usually bacon. I prefer my bacon that impossible contradiction of slightly soft and bendy yet still with a crunch. Mmm…. The only meat we tend to eat in our household is chicken so today there’s too greats get together for an excellent dinner.
Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Breasts Wrapped in Bacon
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4 chicken breasts
1 mozzarella ball, drained and sliced
4 garlic cloves,  minced
8 slices of bacon
1 red onion, chopped
olive oil
1 teaspoon chopped rosemary
salt and pepper to taste

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Soak the toothpicks in water for at least 10 minutes before using to prevent them from burning. Preheat oven to 395 F. Slice down the side of each piece of chicken without cutting all the way through to make a pocket for stuffing.  Stuff each pocket with mozzarella and an eighth of the minced garlic.

Wrap each stuffed piece of chicken with two slices of bacon, and secure everything in place with two toothpicks. Make sure the slit is thoroughly covered.

Put the chopped onions and the rest of the garlic in the baking dish and drizzle with olive oil. Put the chicken breasts in on top of the onion and then sprinkle all over with rosemary.

Bake in oven for 30 minutes or until the juice runs clear. Salt and pepper to taste.

dinner quick and delicious
dinner quick and easy
It’s relatively easy and delicious enough to impress!


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