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Broccoli and Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breast Yummy


3 boneless skinless chicken breasts cut in half and butterflied - sliced through the middle but not all the way through to make a pocket-
1 1/3 cups steamed broccoli
3 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons flour
1 cup milk
1/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese -or cubed Velveeta for a smoother sauce-
3 tablespoons cream cheese
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese-not a typo, another 1/3 cup-
salt and pepper
garlic powder


make cheese sauce melt butter in a small sauce pan and then add flour and stir well
add milk gradually whisking constantly to avoid lumps
add salt pepper and garlic powder and stir constantly until thickened
add 1/3 cup cheddar and the cream cheese and stir to melt
add 1/4 cup of the broccoli pieces, and stir to combine.
make chicken open butterflied chicken pieces
sprinkle with salt pepper and garlic powder
place a bit of steamed broccoli and a bit of cheese in each
fold over and seal with toothpicks
heat about 1-3 tablespoons olive oil over medium heat and brown chicken on all sides until cooked thoroughly
place chicken in a small casserole dish and pour cheese sauce over
this may either be browned in the oven or served as is