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Cheesy Chicken Cordon Bleu

Chicken breasts go restaurant-fancy when they team up with ham and cheese.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

4
boneless skinless chicken breast halves
2
(1-oz.) slices 97% fat-free ham, cut in half
1/4
cup fat-free cream cheese (from 8-oz. tub)
1
oz. (1/4 cup) shredded Swiss cheese
1
egg white
1/2
cup Progresso® Italian Style Bread Crumbs
Nonstick cooking spray
Paprika

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 15x10x1-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  • 2 Place 1 chicken breast half, boned side up, between 2 pieces of plastic wrap or waxed paper. Working from center, gently pound chicken with flat side of meat mallet or rolling pin until about 1/4 inch thick; remove wrap. Repeat with remaining chicken breast halves.
  • 3 Place 1 half slice ham on each chicken breast half. Spread each with 1 tablespoon cream cheese; sprinkle each with 1 tablespoon Swiss cheese. Starting at short end, roll up. Secure with wooden toothpicks; press edges to seal.
  • 4 Place egg white in small shallow bowl; beat slightly. Place breads crumbs in another shallow bowl. Carefully dip chicken rolls in egg white; coat with bread crumbs. Place chicken rolls, seam side down, in sprayed pan. Spray tops of each roll with cooking spray.
  • 5 Bake at 350°F. for 35 to 40 minutes or until chicken is fork-tender and juices run clear. Remove toothpicks before serving. Sprinkle with paprika.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 15x10x1-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  • 2 Place 1 chicken breast half, boned side up, between 2 pieces of plastic wrap or waxed paper. Working from center, gently pound chicken with flat side of meat mallet or rolling pin until about 1/4 inch thick; remove wrap. Repeat with remaining chicken breast halves.
  • 3 Place 1 half slice ham on each chicken breast half. Spread each with 1 tablespoon cream cheese; sprinkle each with 1 tablespoon Swiss cheese. Starting at short end, roll up. Secure with wooden toothpicks; press edges to seal.
  • 4 Place egg white in small shallow bowl; beat slightly. Place breads crumbs in another shallow bowl. Carefully dip chicken rolls in egg white; coat with bread crumbs. Place chicken rolls, seam side down, in sprayed pan. Spray tops of each roll with cooking spray.
  • 5 Bake at 350°F. for 35 to 40 minutes or until chicken is fork-tender and juices run clear. Remove toothpicks before serving. Sprinkle with paprika.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/4 of Recipe
Calories
260
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
90mg
90%;
Sodium
540mg
540%;
Total Carbohydrate
12g
12%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
36g
36%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 4 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.