Bacon Wrapped Blue Cheese Stuffed Chicken

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“This recipe is from Rachael Ray's 30-minute meals television show on Food Network. It also includes green beans and smashed potatoes to serve with this main dish meal.”

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  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Using a small sharp knife cut into the thick end of the chicken and make an incision reaching 2/3 the way down the breast.
  3. Loosen up the incision with your fingers to make a hole.
  4. Season the chicken with pepper.
  5. Combine the cheese with arugula and baby spinach and stuff the breasts. Spiral-wrap the breasts with the bacon tightly to cover the meat evenly. Place chicken on a nonstick baking sheet and roast 20 to 22 minutes until bacon is crispy and chicken is firm.
  6. Place the potatoes in a pot and cover with water.
  7. Bring to a boil, season water with salt and cook potatoes 15 minutes, or until tender.
  8. Bring 1-inch water to a boil.
  9. Trim beans.
  10. Salt water and add beans to water.
  11. Simmer 5 minutes, drain and combine with tomatoes, thyme, 1 tablespoon oil, salt and pepper.
  12. Place the potatoes back in the hot pot after draining.
  13. Coat the potatoes with 2 tablespoons oil, the scallions, chicken stock and salt and pepper.
  14. Toss for 1 minute.
  15. Serve chicken with green beans and potatoes alongside.

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