Mediterranean Puff Pastry Chicken

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Mediterranean Puff Pastry Chicken

 

2 boneless skinless chicken breast

2 cups fresh spinach or 1 cup cooked spinach

2 tablespoons pesto

3 cloves chopped garlic

1/3 cup chopped sun dried tomatoes

1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese

1 frozen puff pastry sheet

1 egg yolk

 

Preheat oven to 375 degrees

Grease a 9×13 baking dish or sheet pan

Cut puff pastry in half

Place one half of the puff pastry sheet on a lightly floured board

Place 1/2 cup spinach in the center of the pastry sheet

Place one chicken breast on top of spinach

Spread 1 tablespoon pesto over chicken

Add chopped garlic

Layer with half the sun-dried tomatoes

Sprinkle with half the feta cheese

Finally top with 1/2 cup spinach

Fold pastry sheet around chicken, using fingers or fork to seal pastry seam

Place chicken seam side down on baking sheet

Repeat steps with the second half of the puff pastry sheet and remaining chicken breast

Brush each pastry with egg yolk

Bake uncovered 35 to 40 minutes.

Test for doneness by inserting a meat thermometer reading 160 degrees

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