Mushroom, Broccoli, and Cheese Stuffed Chicken


Chicken stuffed with a cheesy broccoli and mushroom filling. Serve with a salad and roasted potatoes for a complete and satisfying meal.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
4 servings


  • 2 cups finely chopped broccoli florets

  • 2 tablespoons water

  • ½ cup shredded pepperjack cheese

  • ¼ cup mayonnaise

  • 4 small button mushrooms, sliced

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 4 large chicken breasts

  • 1 teaspoon paprika

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.

  2. Combine broccoli and water in a microwave-safe bowl. Cook in the microwave on high power for 2 minutes. Drain.

  3. Combine cooked broccoli, pepperjack cheese, mayonnaise, mushrooms, and garlic powder in a large bowl.

  4. Season both sides of each chicken breast with paprika, salt, and pepper. Use a sharp knife to cut a slice through the middle of each breast to create a deep pocket, making sure not to cut all the way through. Evenly stuff each breast with broccoli mixture and place on the prepared baking sheet.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until chicken is no longer pink in the center and juices run clear, about 35 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 165 degrees F (74 degrees C).

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

580 Calories
37g Fat
19g Carbs
43g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 580
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 37g 47%
Saturated Fat 10g 50%
Cholesterol 152mg 51%
Sodium 651mg 28%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 43g
Vitamin C 40mg 200%
Calcium 143mg 11%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 499mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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