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chicken florentine peppers

Chicken Florentine Stuffed Peppers

Course: Chicken Recipes, Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Easy chicken recipes, family friendly recipe
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 239kcal
Author: Angela Coleby
Sweet peppers are stuffed with chicken, spinach & cheese for a hearty dinner.
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  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 2 peppers red or yellow
  • 1 cup spinach cooked
  • 2 spring onions finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic peeled & chopped
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese grated
  • ¼ cup Mozzarella cheese grated
  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper


  • Preheat the oven to 200C/400F degrees.
  • Cut the peppers in half, deseed and remove any ribbing. Place the peppers in an oven dish.
  • Heat the oil on a medium heat in a frying pan and add the garlic and spring onions. Cook for 2 minutes.
  • Cut the chicken into small pieces and add to the pan. Cook for 8-10 minutes until the chicken pieces are cooked.
  • Add the spinach and cook for a further 2 minutes until the spinach is wilted.
  • Add the basil, oregano, salt and pepper, parmesan and cream cheese. Stir until the cream cheese has melted and the mixture is smooth.
  • Spoon the mixture into the peppers and cover with silver foil
  • Bake for 45-50 minutes, adding the grated mozzarella to the top of the peppers 10 minutes before the end of the cooking time, and remove the foil.
  • Eat and enjoy!


The net carbs will be the total carb count minus the fibre count. Carb count excludes sugar alcohols.
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Serving: 1serving | Calories: 239kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 16g | Fiber: 2.8g