Pear and Blue Cheese Stuffed Chicken

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  • 1 pear, finely dice
  • 1 tbsp red onion
  • 1/4 cup Gorgonzola Blue Cheese
  • 1/2 cup spinach, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil
  • salt & pepper
  • 4 chicken breasts


  1. Preheat oven to 425˚F.
  2. In a mixing bowl, mash together cheese, garlic, pear, onion, salt, pepper and then stir chopped spinach leaves until combined.
  3. Cut a slit 3/4 of the way through the chicken breast without cutting all the way through, this will make a pocket to put the stuffing in.
  4. Stuff each chicken breast with 1/4 of the mixture and close it with a toothpick.
  5. Lightly season the chicken breast with salt and pepper
  6. Heat cooking oil in an oven-proof pan over medium heat. Add chicken and cook until golden brown on each side (~4 minutes per side)
  7. Bake at 425˚F for 10-15 minutes or until thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the chicken registers at 165˚F.
  8. Let chicken rest for 5 minutes before slicing. Spoon pan juices over chicken and serve.

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