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Chicken Provolone

 Chicken Provolone
“Chicken Provolone, though one of my simplest dishes, is also one of my husband’s favorites,” says Dawn Bryant of Thedford, Nebraska. “It’s easy to prepare and looks fancy served on a dark plate with a garnish of fresh parsley or basil.”
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Butter-flavored cooking spray
  • 8 fresh basil leaves
  • 4 thin slices prosciutto or deli ham
  • 4 slices provolone cheese


  • Sprinkle chicken with pepper. In a large nonstick skillet coated with
  • butter-flavored cooking spray, cook chicken over medium heat for 4-5
  • minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 170°.
  • Transfer to an ungreased baking sheet; top with the basil, prosciutto
  • and cheese. Broil 6-8 in. from the heat for 1-2 minutes or until
  • cheese is melted.
  • Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 chicken breast half equals 236 calories, 11 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 89 mg cholesterol, 435 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 33 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 4 lean meat.
Wine: Medium-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese,

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Wine (continued)
Malbec or Zinfandel.