Spinach, Cheese & Ham-Stuffed Chicken Breast

Spinach, Cheese & Ham-Stuffed Chicken Breast

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 271.4
  • Total Fat: 8.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 90.5 mg
  • Sodium: 899.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 5.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.3 g
  • Protein: 39.6 g

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Introduction

Delicious, Low Carb!!! Delicious, Low Carb!!!
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (4oz each)
    4 slices low sodium ham (1oz each)
    4 slices Fat Free Mozzarella cheese (1oz each)
    1 C baby spinach leaves, chopped
    4 TBSP all purpose flour, divided
    1 TBSP extra virgin olive oil
    1TBSP I Can't Believe It's Not Butter Spread
    1C Swanson 99% FF chicken broth
    1 TBSP Half-n-Half
    Salt & Pepper to taste

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 F.
Cut each breast horizontally almost to the opposite edge. Fold back top half of breast. Sprinkle lightly with salt & pepper. Place 1 slice of ham, 1 slice of mozzarella, & 1/4 cup spinach on each check breast. Fold top half of breasts over filling.
Spread 3 tablespoons flour on a plate. Holding chicken breasts closed, coat in flour & shake off the excess. Lightly sprinkle chicken with salt & pepper.
Heat oil & margarine spread in large skillet over medium heat. Place chicken in skillet & cook about 4 minutes on each side or until browned.

Transfer chicken to shallow baking dish. Bake in oven 10 minutes or unitl chicken is no longer pink and juices run clear.
Whisk chickn broth and cream into remaining 1 TBSP flour in a small bowl. Pour broth mixture into the skillet you browned the chicken in. Heat over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sauce thickens... about 3 minutes.

Transfer chicken breast to 4 plates and spoon the sauce over the top.

Makes 4 servings.

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  • Incredible!
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    This was an absolute tasty recipe. I don't like ham so I used bacon instead and mixed both mozz cheese and cheddar and sauted the spinach with some garlic and it was super delish.... Will definitely make this again - 5/24/09

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  • Incredible!
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    this seems like a healthy spin on the cordon blue! can't wait to make it

    I made this and turn out quite yummy! though on the sauce I didn't have half and half or chicken broth :P so instead I used milk and chicken broth cubes and added some herbs and turned out great!!! and still kept the cals lo
    - 3/10/08

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Fantastic! This is definitely going into my cookbook! Thanks for submitting this recipe. - 3/16/10

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  • Very Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I made this with Herb Ox sodium free boullion and low fat milk, added some garlic powder to the sauce. The family liked it and I will definately be making it again. Thanks - 2/18/09

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This was a great recipe!! My whole family liked it. AI also had to bake it a little longer then 10 mins. - 3/9/10

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