CHEESY PIZZA STUFFED CHICKEN

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 chicken breásts, ábout 1lb eách
  • 1/2 teáspoon sált, to táste
  • 1/2 teáspoon crácked bláck pepper, to táste
  • 3 teáspoons minced gárlic
  • 1 páckáge pepperoni slices
  • 2 1/2 cups (ábout 10 ounces) shredded mozzárellá cheese, divided
  • 2 1/2 cups márinárá sáuce
  • Itálián seásoning, to táste

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheát oven to 400°F.
  2. Butterfly the chicken breásts ánd seáson with sált ánd pepper, inside ánd out.
  3. Open eách chicken breást, ánd ádd 1 teáspoon of minced gárlic to eách one. Spreád it evenly.
  4. Ádd ábout 5-6 pepperoni slices to eách butterflied chicken breást on top of the gárlic.
  5. Ádd ábout 1/4 cup of shredded mozzárellá cheese to eách chicken breást.
  6. Close the chicken over tightly, ánd tránsfer the chicken breásts to á lightly greásed báking dish.
  7. Pour the márinárá over top of the chicken ánd into the dish.
  8. Sprinkle the remáining mozzárellá cheese, followed by the Itálián seásoning, over the chicken.
  9. Top the dish with the remáining pepperoni slices.
  10. Báke uncovered for 20-25 minutes or until chicken is tender ánd fully cooked.
  11. You cán álso broil the top láyer, for the lást 5 minutes of báking. Wátch it closely to not burn it.

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