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Sage Chicken Cordon Bleu Recipe
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Sage Chicken Cordon Bleu Recipe

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It's nice to surprise the family with special meals like this during the week. I usually double the recipe so we can enjoy leftovers the next day. —Martha Stine, Johnstown, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 40 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 40 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 6 slices thinly sliced deli ham
  • 6 slices part-skim mozzarella cheese, halved
  • 1 medium tomato, seeded and chopped
  • 1/3 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 4 tablespoons butter, divided

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Pound chicken breasts with a meat mallet to 1/8-in. thickness; sprinkle with sage. Place ham, mozzarella cheese and tomato down the center of each; roll up chicken from a long side, tucking in ends. Secure with toothpicks.
  2. In a shallow bowl, toss bread crumbs with Parmesan cheese and parsley. In a shallow microwave-safe dish, microwave 3 tablespoons butter until melted. Dip chicken in butter, then roll in crumb mixture. Place in a greased 11x7-in. baking dish, seam side down. Melt remaining butter; drizzle over top.
  3. Bake, uncovered, until chicken is no longer pink, 40-45 minutes. Discard toothpicks before serving. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Sage Chicken Cordon Bleu in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2001, p56


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Susie77
Reviewed Aug. 27, 2016

"Super delicious, easy, and even Mr. Picky liked it. :)"

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cruisingail
Reviewed Aug. 27, 2016

"Delicious and easy to prepare. I wouldn't change a thing"

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MarineMom_texas
Reviewed Aug. 26, 2016

"I prepared this recipe tonight and both my husband and I cleaned our plates. It was delicious. I pared the recipe down for the two of us but made no other changes. It was absolutely delicious and we will be having this again. I highly recommend this recipe as a Volunteer Field Editor."

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amehart
Reviewed Aug. 26, 2016

"So easy and elegant! I did use Italian bread crumbs, but other than that I made exactly at the recipe stated and it's definitely a keeper!"

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erinshea1982
Reviewed Aug. 25, 2016

"The recipe was amazing! I used fresh homemade mozzarella and fresh tomatoes from my garden!"

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delowenstein
Reviewed Aug. 25, 2016

"I think this dish came out quite well, considering that it was my first time! I did omit the parsley and used Italian-style bread crumbs! I used ground sage: 3/4 tsp. I found that I needed to bake these chicken pieces about 70 minutes-I also used a meat thermometer to determine doneness. I found it just as easy in the end to spoon crumb mixture over the stuffed chicken breasts-I HAD dipped the pieces in the butter first. This dish was easy to assemble! NOTE: I USED 5 pre-packaged PERDUE

chicken BREASTS (BONELESS AND SKINLESS). delowenstein"

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Joscy
Reviewed Aug. 13, 2014

"Highly considering making soon for special anniversary for husband/myself. Sounds very easy and elegant indeed. Would make Parmesan Potato Rounds alongside to help round it out. My husband LOVES cheesy, so this ought to please him."

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gail de rosa
Reviewed Dec. 1, 2011

"both my husband and i loved it"

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eventeating
Reviewed Nov. 29, 2011

"It was easy to follow the recipe, also I used homemade salsa instead of a tomatoe. That gave it alittle more kick."

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Marijke Koken
Reviewed Nov. 29, 2011

"I would make it again but substitute roasted peppers and instead of sage would use fresh basil."

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