Roasted Red Pepper and Prosciutto Stuffed Chicken Breast

Chicken breast stuffed with melted cheese, roasted red peppers, prosciutto and baby spinach. Words cannot describe how good this is, and it’s really not complicated to make.

I just returned from a four day weekend to Disney in Orlando with my family. It was both work and play, and it was really nice to get away for a few days to spend some quality time with my youngest daughter Madison and my husband Tommy. We stayed at the Grand Floridian which was beautiful and had so much fun in the parks. On our return seeing the devastation that just took place in Oklahoma deeply saddens me and once again reminds me just how fragile life can be – my prayers and thoughts are with Oklahoma today.

Just a quick note on the chicken; I couldn’t eat two pieces after I photographed this. One piece with a side salad was plenty for me, but my husband who has a bigger appetite found two pieces the perfect amount. For the side salad I just tossed romaine lettuce, cucumbers and tomatoes with a little olive oil, apple cider vinegar, salt and pepper.

Roasted Red Pepper and Prosciutto Stuffed Chicken
Servings: 8 • Size: 1 roll • Old Points: 4 pts • Weight Watcher Points+: 5 pt
Calories: 190 • Fat: 6 g • Carb: 7 g • Fiber: 1 g • Protein: 27 g • Sugar: 1 g
Sodium: 536 mg • Cholest: 0 mg


  • 8 thin chicken cutlets, 3 oz each
  • 4 (2.8 oz) slices thin lean prosciutto, sliced in half
  • 4 slices reduced fat provolone or mozzarella, sliced in half (Sargento)
  • 8 slices (2.5 oz) roasted peppers (packed in water or homemade)
  • 24 fresh baby spinach leaves (about 1 oz)
  • 1/2 cup Italian seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 1 lemon, juice of
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • salt and fresh pepper
  • olive oil non-stick spray


Wash and dry the chicken cutlets well with paper towels. Combine breadcrumbs in one bowl and in a second bowl mix the olive oil, lemon juice, and pepper.

Preheat the oven to 450°F. Lightly spray a baking dish with non-stick spray.

Place each cutlet on a work surface such as a cutting board and lay 1/2 slice prosciutto, 1/2 slice cheese, 1 slice of roasted pepper and 3 spinach leaves on one side of the chicken cutlet.  Roll and place seam side down on a dish (no toothpicks needed). Repeat with the remaining chicken.  

Dip the chicken in the lemon oil mix, then into the breadcrumbs to coat and place on the baking dish; when done spray the top of the chicken with olive oil or cooking spray.

Bake 25 – 30 minutes. Serve immediately.

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