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Broccoli Chicken Roll-Ups

 Broccoli Chicken Roll-Ups
In Knightstown, Indiana, Joyce Hooker rolls cheese and broccoli into chicken breasts, zaps them in the microwave, then drapes them with a smooth sauce. "I often make this dish with low-fat cheese and skim milk," she notes.
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 2 slices process American cheese
  • 1 cup chopped fresh or frozen broccoli, thawed
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon white wine or chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  • Flatten chicken to 1/4-in. thickness. Cut one cheese slice into four
  • strips; place one strip in the center of each piece of chicken. Top
  • with broccoli. Fold chicken in half and secure with wooden
  • toothpicks. Place seam side down around the outside of a greased
  • 8-in. square microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on high for
  • 3-1/2 to 6 minutes or until chicken juices run clear; keep warm.
  • In a microwave-safe bowl, combine the flour, milk, wine or broth,
  • parsley, salt and pepper until blended. Microwave, uncovered, on
  • high for 1 to 1-1/2 minutes or until thickened. Dice remaining
  • cheese slice; add to the sauce and stir until melted. Pour over
  • chicken. Cook, uncovered, on high for 20 seconds or until heated
  • through. Yield: 4 servings.

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Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.