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sheet pan almond crusted chicken stuffed with smoked cheddar and bacon

Sheet Pan Almond Crusted Chicken with Smoked Cheddar and Bacon

Sheet Pan Almond Crusted Chicken with Smoked Cheddar and Bacon is the perfect healthy, lightened-up, skinny dish with cream cheese and crunchy bacon.
Course dinner
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 360kcal


  • 16 oz skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 oz reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup smoked cheddar shredded
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 3 slices nitrate-free, uncured bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 1/4 cup almond meal I used Trader Joe's Just Almond Meal
  • 2 tbsp non-fat, plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 cups fresh green beans
  • 2 cups fresh mushrooms
  • McCormicks Grill Mates Montreal Chicken Seasoning, salt, and pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp paprika


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Make cuts/slices into each of the chicken breasts, without cutting through the entire breast.
  • Combine the almond meal and seasonings into a bowl.
  • Dip the chicken in the olive oil and then coat with the almond meal mixture.
  • Place the cream cheese in the microwave for 20 seconds to soften. Combine the cream cheese, Greek yogurt, smoked cheddar cheese, and bacon in a bowl. 
  • Stuff the cheese and bacon mixture into each of the slits in the chicken.
  • Sprinkle the parmesan cheese and paprika over the top.
  • Spray a sheet pan with cooking spray. Add the chicken the pan. Cover with parchment paper and bake for 20 minutes.
  • Remove the parchment paper. Add the veggies to the pan. Season with salt and pepper. Bake an additional 10 minutes uncovered.
  • Allow to cool before serving.


Calories: 360kcal