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Stuffed Chicken Breasts Cordon Bleu

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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

Details

Servings 4
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 45mins
Cost Average budget

Preparation

Step 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.

Step 2

In small bowl, mix cheese, ham and bacon. Spoon evenly into pockets in chicken; secure openings with toothpicks.

Step 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.

Step 4

Bake 30 minutes or until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F). Remove toothpicks before serving.

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INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup of tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup of chives, chopped
  • 1 tsp. of Mexican spice mix
  • 4 Tortillas
  • Cheddar
  • Salt, to taste

METHOD:

  1. Put shredded chicken breast, tomato sauce, chives, and mexican spice mix in a bowl and mix together.
  2. Lay out the tortillas. Place a slice of cheddar in the center, and cover with the chicken mix.
  3. Fold up tortillas, and heat in a frying pan until golden.
  4. Enjoy!

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