- 1 (3 to 4) pound chicken
- 2 (10-ounce) boxes chopped frozen spinach or 3 bunches fresh spinach, finely chopped
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 egg
- 3/4 cup ricotta cheese
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Remove giblets and rinse. Boil in water to cover until tender about 10 minutes. Chop finely. In a saute pan, cook spinach with olive oil until tender. Drain until nearly dry. In bowl combine all remaining ingredients and mix well. Stuff chicken and bake for 1 1/2 hours, basting occasionally. Double or triple stuffing for turkey.
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