Pizza Stuffed Chicken Breast

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Pizza Stuffed Chicken Breast – These pizza chicken roll ups are stuffed with mozzarella cheese, pepperoni and marinara sauce. Easy, healthy and delicious. A dish the whole family will love!

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Pizza Chicken Roll Ups

This pizza stuffed chicken breast was the first recipe I’ve made in awhile that EVERY person in my family said “I LOVED this!” My son is super hard to please these days, so I was very happy about that. :) There are so many fun ways you can make this pizza chicken and the topping options are endless. This recipe is so versatile and can be easily customized to your liking. I’m already excited to try a BBQ chicken version. Yum!

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Pizza Stuffed Chicken Breast Toppings

You’ll start with a chicken breast, marinara, mozzarella and your favorite pizza toppings. We kept it classic with pepperoni, but try adding in the ingredients below if you’d like!

  • Mushrooms
  • Red Onions
  • Peppers
  • Olives
  • Jalapenos

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How long do you cook stuffed chicken breast in the oven?

This pizza stuffed chicken breast doesn’t take super long to cook in the oven, which is a huge plus. You just preheat the oven to 450ºF and bake the chicken roll ups for about 25 minutes total. After it bakes, the pizza chicken comes out of the oven so tender and full of flavor. This stuffed chicken breast recipe is so easy and delicious…definitely add it to your list to make soon!

pizza stuffed chicken breast

I found this pizza stuffed chicken breast recipe in the Skinnytaste Fast and Slow Cookbook. This cookbook is absolutely beautiful and filled with tons of delicious quick-fix and slow cooker recipes. I’ve bookmarked at least a dozen recipes I want to try ASAP. That pasta on the cover is up next. They all look amazing, easy and healthy! Add this cookbook to your wish list.

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Pizza Stuffed Chicken Breast

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pizza chicken roll ups, pizza stuffed chicken breast
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 246 kcal
Author: Jamielyn

Pizza Stuffed Chicken Breast - These pizza chicken roll ups are stuffed with mozzarella cheese, pepperoni and marinara sauce. Easy, healthy and delicious. A dish the whole family will love!

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Ingredients

  • olive oil spray
  • 3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • kosher salt and ground pepper (to taste)
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella (more if needed)
  • 12 slices pepperoni
  • 1/4 cup seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 2 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup marina sauce
  • fresh chopped basil (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 450ºF. Line a baking sheet with foil or parchment paper and lightly spray with oil. In a bowl, combine the bread crumbs and Parmesan. In a second bowl, combine the olive oil and lemon juice. Set aside.
  2. Cut each chicken breast in half, horizontally to create 6 pieces. Cover with a piece of wax paper and lightly pound to 1/4″ thickness. Season lightly with salt and pepper.
  3. Lay each piece out and top with 1-2 tablespoons mozzarella cheese and 2 slices pepperoni. Roll each piece up, starting with the smaller edge and then dip into the olive oil mixture and then into the bread crumbs mixture. Place stuffed chicken breast onto the baking sheet, with the seam facing down. Lightly spray the tops with oil. Bake chicken roll ups for 20 minutes.

  4. Remove stuffed chicken breast and then add about 1 Tablespoon of marinara and mozzarella cheese. Bake chicken roll ups for an additonal 4 to 5 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and the chicken is no longer pink.

Recipe Notes

In the cookbook, it mentions adding mushroom, purple onions and green peppers. Feel free to add your favorite toppings to this pizza stuffed chicken breast recipe!

Nutrition Facts
Pizza Stuffed Chicken Breast
Amount Per Serving
Calories 246 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 73mg 24%
Sodium 590mg 25%
Potassium 459mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 7g 2%
Sugars 1g
Protein 24g 48%
Vitamin A 5.8%
Vitamin C 5.6%
Calcium 12%
Iron 6.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Jamielyn Nye

of I Heart Naptime

Creative director and founder of I Heart Naptime. Jamielyn aspires to reach women, get their creative juices flowing, and to genuinely inspire. When she’s not creating, Jamielyn loves to chase her three little monkeys and snuggle up on the couch with her man.

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14 comments on “Pizza Stuffed Chicken Breast”

  1. This sounds absolutely amazing. I wonder how this would fair as a freezer meal. I do most of my cooking as freezer cooking because it free’s up a lot of time throughout a month. Have you tried to prepare it and then freeze it before cooking?

  2. Would like to make this a bit more weight watcher friendly for me. It can be .

  3. I make this at least once a week and my whole family loves it (most of all me).  Thank you thank you thank you for bringing this recipe to us. It is soooo delicious!  Love the blog name too!  Moms love nap time. :)

  4. Jacque Hastert Reply

    Chicken + Pizza toppings… I am in LOVE!

  5. A dinner my kids would enjoy! Chicken doesn’t get much better than this!

  6. Ummm you just put together two of my favorite things – can’t wait to try!

  7. Winner winner stuffed chicken dinner! What a great idea!

  8. My kind of chicken! Looks delicious!

  9. This looks amazing! A perfect way to enjoy chicken breasts!

  10. Such a great idea for our next pizza night!

  11. can i use chicken thighs instead

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