Cheesy Chicken Cordon Bleu

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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