Chicken Breasts with Creamy Vegetable Topping Recipe

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Gabe Published: April 8, 2021 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Chicken Breasts with Creamy Vegetable Topping

Enjoy bites of juicy chicken, smothered in a richly creamy and tangy sauce with veggies, all in one plate, by whipping up this easy chicken breasts recipe!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 45 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1tbspcooking oil
  • 1red bell pepper
  • 2scallions,including green tops
  • 1carrot
  • 8ozcream cheese
  • 1tspsalt
  • ½tspfresh ground black pepper
  • 4chicken breasts,(about 2¼ lbs in all), bone in

Instructions

  1. Heat the oven to 425 degrees F.

  2. In a medium frying pan, heat the oil over moderate heat. Add the bell pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, for about 3 minutes, until starting to soften. Add the scallions and carrot and cook 2 minutes longer.

  3. Mix the vegetables with the cream cheese, ¾ teaspoon of the salt and ¼ teaspoon of the black pepper.

  4. Sprinkle the chicken breasts with the remaining ¼ teaspoons of salt and pepper. Put the breasts in a roasting pan and spread them with the vegetable cream cheese.

  5. Bake the chicken for 20 to 25 minutes, until just done.

  6. Serve warm, and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 542.92kcal
  • Fat: 39.16g
  • Saturated Fat: 15.85g
  • Trans Fat: 0.20g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 13.76g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.26g
  • Carbohydrates: 6.34g
  • Fiber: 1.34g
  • Sugar: 3.97g
  • Protein: 40.25g
  • Cholesterol: 173.73mg
  • Sodium: 667.56mg
  • Calcium: 89.04mg
  • Potassium: 598.20mg
  • Iron: 1.83mg
  • Vitamin A: 427.17µg
  • Vitamin C: 40.30mg
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