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Yields:
2 servings
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Meal Type:
Main Dishes
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Cheesy Chicken Cordon Bleu

A great way to have tasty chicken cordon bleu with less fat and a more flavorful coating without adding an egg.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Split the breast and pound each out very thin.
  2. Lay out pounded breasts side by side and spread the Dijon mustard evenly over each breast, coating heavily. Sprinkle with a dash of paprika, sea salt, pepper and parmesan cheese.
  3. Fold up a slice of muenster cheese so it resembles a cheese stick, place towards one end of the breast. Do the same for both breast.
  4. Sprinkle each breast with the Italian cheese blend, concentrating slightly more atop the end of breast the muenster is on. Add dash of paprika, sea salt and pepper.
  5. Slowly roll up starting at end with muenster, tucking under and keeping cheese mixture inside. Spray each roll lightly with butter like spray.
  6. Combine remaining parmesan cheese, paprika, sea salt and pepper in a bowl; gently roll each butter sprayed, rolled up breast in parmesan mixture.
  7. Place gently into a lightly sprayed casserole baking dish.
  8. Bake at pre-heated 350 °F (175 °C) oven for about 25-35 minutes, depending on the thickness of the breast. Cook till juices run clear.
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Can I Have These Foods

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Food Group Avg Member Opinion 
Chicken and Poultry Products
OK*
Cheese
Moderation*
Cheese
Moderation*
Spices and Herbs
OK*
Margarine and Spreads
Unfavorable*
food groups ordered by calorie contribution to recipe.

Reviews 
Very tasty! This is one of my very faves!
11 Dec 07 by member: addmalmom
Im going to make this as soon as the snow clears enough to get around town better. I'm inviting our neighbor to dinner and I have already had this at ImLuuvds..its wonderful!
08 Jan 08 by member: Janelleas
Very good, mu husband kept saying that he couldnt belive it was a "diet" recipe!
14 Jan 08 by member: Yxlbcq
This was EXCEPTIONAL!!!!
28 Feb 08 by member: drd3775
My fiance absolutely loved this recipe! I will definitely make it again!
SO DELICIOUS!!! I swear I could eat this every night for supper!
11 Apr 08 by member: KrazyRedNH
This is STILL a recipe I use for house guest too, no one can believe it's diet friendly...thanks everyone, glad you like it. Its my own creation. (Years of growing up in the restaurant business. ;)
11 Apr 08 by member: ImLuuvd
Would like to try this, but never heard of Italian Cheese Blend. What is it?
06 Jul 08 by member: JLRedlin
This was a terrific meal. My husband and I LOVED IT. Will keep and make again. Loved the cheese in it. I followed recipe directions exactly and it turned out very well.
25 Feb 10 by member: The Next Number
WONDERFUL recipe!! My husband and children are very picky eaters, and they LOVED IT!! I will definitely make this again. Thanks for sharing!
14 Oct 11 by member: KelleyS
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Nutrition summary:

There are 309 calories in 1 serving of Cheesy Chicken Cordon Bleu.
Calorie break-down: 36% fat, 7% carbs, 57% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 109
Calories 308
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 12.06g 19%
  Saturated Fat 6.338g 32%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 1.188g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 3.523g  
Cholesterol 100mg 33%
Sodium 1807mg 75%
Potassium 474mg  
Total Carbohydrate 5.06g 2%
  Dietary Fiber 1.6g 6%
  Sugars 1.76g  
Protein 43.66g  
 
Vitamin A 43% Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 34% Iron 12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
15%
of RDI*
(308 calories)
15% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (7%)
 
Fat (36%)
 
Protein (57%)
Carbohydrates, 5.06g (7%) Fat, 12.06g (36%) Protein, 43.66g (57%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories


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