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Homemade Chicken Cordon Bleu

 Homemade Chicken Cordon Bleu
This is a great, fast dinner for two, and the leftovers are just as tasty. It's easy to fix and makes an elegant entree.
2 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 2 slices deli ham
  • 2 slices Gruyere or Swiss cheese
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika

Directions

  • Flatten chicken to 1/4-in. thickness; top each with ham and cheese.
  • Roll up and tuck in ends; secure with toothpicks.
  • Place butter in a shallow bowl. In another shallow bowl, combine the
  • bread crumbs, salt and paprika. Dip chicken in butter then roll in
  • crumb mixture.
  • Transfer to a greased 8-in. square baking dish. Bake at 350° for
  • 40-45 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink. Discard
  • toothpicks. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 441 calories, 23 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 157 mg cholesterol, 792 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 46 g protein.