Chicken and Broccoli Roll-ups Recipe

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Chicken and Broccoli Roll-ups Recipe

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The subtle taste of Swiss cheese and the seasonings used in this recipe blend together so well that they seem to suit most anybody's taste.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. Bake: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves, flattened to 1/8-inch
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 6 to 12 spears fresh broccoli, blanched
  • 6 slices Swiss cheese
  • SAUCE:
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper

Directions

In a skillet, brown chicken breasts in oil on one side. On each unbrowned side, place 1 piece of Swiss cheese and 1 to 2 spears of broccoli. Roll up (secure with a toothpick if desired); set aside.
In a saucepan, saute onion in butter until tender. Add flour and stir to make a smooth paste. Gradually add broth and milk; stir until thick. Add basil, celery salt and pepper.
Place half of the sauce in the bottom of greased 11x7-in. baking dish. Place chicken rolls over sauce. Cover with remaining sauce. Cover and bake at 350° for 20 minutes. Uncover and bake 10 minutes more or until chicken is no longer pink. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Chicken and Broccoli Roll-ups in Bountiful Harvest Cookbook 1994, p55

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 329 calories, 19g fat (9g saturated fat), 101mg cholesterol, 293mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 31g protein.

  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves, flattened to 1/8-inch
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 6 to 12 spears fresh broccoli, blanched
  • 6 slices Swiss cheese
  • SAUCE:
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  1. In a skillet, brown chicken breasts in oil on one side. On each unbrowned side, place 1 piece of Swiss cheese and 1 to 2 spears of broccoli. Roll up (secure with a toothpick if desired); set aside.
  2. In a saucepan, saute onion in butter until tender. Add flour and stir to make a smooth paste. Gradually add broth and milk; stir until thick. Add basil, celery salt and pepper.
  3. Place half of the sauce in the bottom of greased 11x7-in. baking dish. Place chicken rolls over sauce. Cover with remaining sauce. Cover and bake at 350° for 20 minutes. Uncover and bake 10 minutes more or until chicken is no longer pink. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Chicken and Broccoli Roll-ups in Bountiful Harvest Cookbook 1994, p55

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