Chicken Stuffed with Golden Onions & Fontina

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This recipe makes 4 servings
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A semi-firm cheese that's nonetheless quite creamy, fontina melts into pure heaven. Combined with caramelized onions, fontina becomes a nutty, gooey, irresistible filling for chicken breasts.


  • 4 teaspoon oil, olive, extra-virgin
  • 1 1/2 cup(s) onion(s), red
    thinly sliced
  • 2 teaspoon rosemary, fresh
    minced, divided
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • peppercorns, black
    freshly ground, to taste
  • 2/3 cup(s) cheese, fontina
    preferably aged, shredded
  • 4 piece(s) chicken, breast, boneless, skinless
    (about 1 pound), trimmed of fat
  • 1/2 cup(s) wine, dry white
  • 1 cup(s) broth, chicken, fat-free, less sodium
  • 4 teaspoon flour, all-purpose


  • 1

    Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and 1 teaspoon rosemary; cook, stirring occasionally, until the onion is golden brown, 6 to 7 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Let cool; stir in fontina.

  • 2

    Meanwhile, cut a horizontal slit along the thin, long edge of each chicken breast half, nearly through to the opposite side. Stuff each breast with 1/4 cup of the onion-cheese mixture.

  • 3

    Heat the remaining 2 teaspoons oil in the same skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and cook until golden, about 5 minutes per side. Transfer to a plate and cover with foil to keep warm.

  • 4

    Add wine and the remaining 1 teaspoon rosemary to the pan. Cook over medium-high heat for 2 minutes. Whisk broth and flour in a bowl until smooth; add to the pan, reduce heat to low and whisk until the sauce thickens, about 1 minute. Return the chicken to the pan and coat with the sauce. Cook, covered, until the chicken is just cooked through, 2 to 4 minutes. Serve the chicken topped with the sauce.

Source: Eating Well
Nutritional Information Amount Per Serving
  • Calories258
  • Total Fat12g
  • Saturated Fat5g
  • Sodium328mg
  • Carbohydrates7g
  • Dietary Fiber1g
  • Protein33g
  • Cholesterol88mg
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