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Feta Cheese and Bacon Stuffed Breasts

Added: 11/04/16 : 14:35:46




"This is a very decadent dish. The chicken breasts are stuffed with bacon and feta cheese. A cucumber and tomato salad makes a great accompaniment."








Ingredients

45 m 4 servings 483 cals


    8 tablespoons olive oil
    2 teaspoons lemon juice
    4 cloves crushed garlic
    1 tablespoon dried oregano

    salt and pepper to taste
    4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts
    4 slices feta cheese
    4 slices bacon, fried and drained

 
Directions

    Prep  15 m /  Cook  30 m /  Ready In 45 m

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

    In a small bowl combine the oil, lemon juice, garlic, oregano, salt and pepper. Mix together.
  
    Place chicken in a 9x13 inch baking dish and pour oil mixture over chicken.

    Stuff each chicken breast with 1 slice feta cheese and 1 slice bacon. Secure open sides
    with toothpicks.

    Bake uncovered at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 to 35 minutes.
Dessert Crépes

Added: 11/04/16 : 14:43:21




"Essential crepe recipe. Sprinkle warm crepes with sugar and lemon, or serve with cream or ice cream and fruit."






Ingredients

20 m 8 servings 164 cals

    4 eggs, lightly beaten
    1 1/3 cups milk
    2 tablespoons butter, melted
    1 cup all-purpose flour
    2 tablespoons white sugar
    1/2 teaspoon salt


 Directions

Prep  10 m /  Cook 10 m /  Ready In 20 m

    In large bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, melted butter, flour sugar and salt until smooth.

    Heat a medium-sized skillet or crepe pan over medium heat. Grease pan with a small amount
   of butter or oil applied with a brush or paper towel. Using a serving spoon or small ladle, spoon about
   3 tablespoons crepe batter into hot pan, tilting the pan so that bottom surface is evenly coated.

   Cook over medium heat, 1 to 2 minutes on a side, or until golden brown. Serve immediately.


    Tip
    Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.