Chicken and goat cheese strudel (Clean eating)Posted: November 21, 2011
WOW oh WOW was this fantastic. For a healthy, clean eating recipe, this is the best!I absolutely loved this and have made it twice already in a week and a half time. Definitely add this recipe, found in the latest Clean Eating Mag, to your meal plan soon!
1 lbs extra lean ground chicken breast
2 tsp dried Italian seasonings
5 ounces baby spinach
4 ounces goat cheese crumbled
4 sheets whole-wheat phyllo dough, thawed
Evoo cooking spray
2 cloves garlic, minced
Sea salt and fresh ground pepper
Brown chicken over medium heat until cooked through. Add garlic and seasonings. Cook about another 1-3 minutes. Set aside.
Add spinach to skillet and cook covered one minute. Transfer spinach to fine mesh strainer in sink or over bowl and let cool two minutes. Make sure all the juices/water is strained out of spinach. Mix with chicken.
Preheat over to 350 degrees. Place 1 phyllo sheet on counter. Coat with evoo spray. Continue with all 4 sheets each on top of the other.
Spoon chicken mixture onto phyllo stack. leaving a 2 inch edge. Roll bottom of phyllo over top of filling and continue rolling into a tube. Mist with evoo spray. Score top about 1 inch apart of easy cutting after baking. Bake on a cookie sheet or baking pan for 20-25 minutes or until nicely golden brown. Let cool 3-5 minutes and then cut into 4 equal pieces. Serve immediately.