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Chicken Cordon Bleu Calzones Recipe
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Chicken Cordon Bleu Calzones Recipe

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These tempting puffs are an elegant alternative to a traditional chicken pie. The recipe combines the delicate flavor of chicken cordon bleu with the impressive look of beef Wellington. The individual pies are simple to serve...and cleanup is a breeze! —Kathy Gounaud Warwick, Rhode Island
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 40 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 40 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (4 ounces each)
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1-1/4 cups 2% milk
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 package (17.3 ounces) frozen puff pastry, thawed
  • 8 thin slices deli ham
  • 4 slices provolone cheese
  • Additional milk, optional

Directions

  1. Place chicken in a greased 2-qt. baking dish; cover with water. Cover and bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 170°.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small skillet, saute mushrooms and onion in butter until tender. Combine cornstarch and milk until smooth; stir into skillet. Add seasonings. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  3. Drain chicken. Cut pastry sheets in half widthwise. On one side of each half, place a chicken breast, 1/4 cup mushroom mixture, two ham slices and one cheese slice. Fold pastry over filling and seal edges.
  4. Place on a greased baking sheet. Brush tops with milk if desired. Bake at 400° for 15-20 minutes or until puffed and golden. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Chicken Cordon Bleu Calzones in Taste of Home October/November 2001, p27

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Reviewed Jan. 31, 2012

I made this for dinner tonight and then checked the calories after I ate it. Needless to say, I was shocked. It was really good but I probably won't make it again or if I do, I will only eat half a serving....For those of you who are interested this dish is 1,128 calories per serving. :/

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Reviewed Dec. 12, 2011

I served these at our annual Christmas dinner to 12. I made them ahead of time and put them in the fridge. Then I baked all 12 for about 40 min at 375. They turned out perfect and got rave reviews! Definitely would make them again!

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Reviewed Nov. 25, 2010

This was a big hit with the family, was easy to make.. Cant wate to tell the other Army wifes about it! :) Thanks

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Reviewed Nov. 18, 2010

I tried this recipe and left out the mushrooms because I don't like them. This did not come out at all for me. Obviously not enough liquid and the sauce was like paste. I am sure it is great for people who like mushrooms.

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