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Flavorful Chicken Rolls

 Flavorful Chicken Rolls
This is a great main course for dinner guests...and they never believe how easy it is. The creamy feta-basil filling can be made early and refrigerated until needed. Deli ham and packaged spinach leaves further cut prep time.
5 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 5 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 2 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 4 ounces crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil or 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 5 thin slices deli ham
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 3/4 to 1 cup seasoned bread crumbs

Directions

  • Flatten chicken breasts to 1/4-in. thickness. Place a single layer of
  • spinach over chicken.
  • In a small bowl, combine the cream cheese, feta cheese, basil and
  • pepper until blended; spread over spinach. Top each chicken breast
  • with a ham slice, trimming if necessary. Roll up and secure with
  • toothpicks.
  • In a shallow bowl, beat egg and milk. Place bread crumbs in another
  • bowl. Dip chicken rolls in egg mixture, then coat with crumbs.
  • Place seam side down in a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 30-35 minutes or until chicken is
  • no longer pink. Discard toothpicks. Yield: 5 servings.