Stuffed Chicken Breasts Cordon Bleu

Boneless chicken breasts stuffed with Swiss cheese, ham and bacon make a mouthwatering dinner that belies its easy preparation.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 4

Ingredients

4
large boneless skinless chicken breasts (1 1/4 to 1 1/2 lb)
1/4
cup finely shredded Swiss cheese (1 oz)
1/4
cup finely chopped ham (1 oz)
2
tablespoons real bacon pieces (from 2.8-oz package)
2
tablespoons butter, melted
1/3
cup Progresso® plain dry bread crumbs
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. To form pocket in each chicken breast, cut 3-inch-long slit in thick side of each breast, cutting into breast about 2 inches and to within 1/2 inch of opposite side.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix cheese, ham and bacon. Spoon evenly into pockets in chicken; secure openings with toothpicks.
  • 3 Place melted butter in shallow dish. Place bread crumbs on sheet of waxed paper. Dip each stuffed chicken breast in butter; roll in bread crumbs to coat. Place in ungreased 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish. Sprinkle any remaining bread crumbs over chicken.
  • 4 Bake 30 minutes or until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F). Remove toothpicks before serving.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    300
    (
    Calories from Fat
    130),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    15g
    15%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    115mg
    115%;
    Sodium
    360mg
    360%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    7g
    7%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    37g
    37%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 5 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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