Chicken Cordon Bleu W/ Pasta

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Total Time
1hr
Prep
30 mins
Cook
30 mins

I got this recipe from my now ex MIL. This takes a little time, so I only make it once in a blue moon, but it is soooo worth it! I always get rave reviews with this recipe and it tastes even better the next day!!

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Chop ham; mix with parmesan cheese, bread crumbs, parsley and oregano.
  2. Holding knife parallel to work surface and starting from a long side, cut each chicken breast in half (cutting almost but not all the way through). Spread breast halves open and pound with meat mallet till even thickness.
  3. Sprinkle each breast with a heaping tablespoon full of the ham mixture. Roll each breast jelly roll style and secure with toothpicks.
  4. Cut core from each tomato, place tomatoes in boiling waterfor 10 seconds, cool under running water,peel and dice, set aside.
  5. In skillet, over medium , cook chicken rolls in EVOO until browned on all sides and loses pink color throughout (about 10 mins.) Remove to plate to keep warm.
  6. In drippings,in skillet, heat chicken broth and diced tomatoes to boiling stirring to loosen brown bits from bottom of skillet. Reduce heat and simmer over low for five minutes to blend flavors.
  7. While chicken rolls are browning, cook pasta as directed.
  8. Toss with remaining ham mixture. Discard toothpicks in chicken rolls and cut into 1/2 inches thick slices. Serve over pasta.