Italian stuffed chicken Recipe

Italian Stuffed Chicken Recipe

Source: Cooking Light - May 1997

1 teaspoon olive oil, divided
3/4 cup minced onion, divided
1/4 cup (1 ounce) chopped prosciutto or lean smoked ham
1 tablespoon grated fresh Parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon dry breadcrumbs
1 1/2 teaspoons minced fresh rosemary, divided
4 (4 ounce) skinned, boned chicken breast halves
1 cup low-salt chicken broth
1/4 cup dry white wine
1 garlic clove, minced
Rosemary sprigs (optional)

Heat 1/2 teaspoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add 1/2 cup onion, and saute 4 minutes.

Combine onion, prosciutto, cheese, breadcrumbs, and 1 teaspoon rosemary in a bowl. Stir well; set aside.

Cut a horizontal slit through thickest portion of each chicken breast half to form a pocket. Stuff about 3 tablespoons onion mixture into each pocket.

Heat 1/2 teaspoon oil in skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken; saute 6 minutes on each side or until chicken is done. Remove chicken from skillet. Set aside; keep warm.

Add 1/4 cup onion to skillet, and saute 3 minutes. Add 1/2 teaspoon rosemary, broth, wine, and garlic, and bring to a boil. Cook 5 minutes or until reduced to 3/4 cup. Return chicken to skillet; cover and simmer 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Serve sauce with chicken. Garnish with fresh rosemary, if desired.

Yield: 4 servings

Serving size: 1 chicken breast half and 3 tablespoons sauce

Calories 183 (21% from fat); fat 4.2g (sat 1.1g, mono 1.7g, poly 0.6g); protein 29.7g; carb 5g; fiber 0.7g; chol 71mg; iron 1.5mg; sodium 244mg; calc 49mg

4 WW points

Sour Cream Noodle Bake Recipe

4 cups medium egg noodles
1 pound ground beef
1 tablespoons butter
1 (8 ounces) can tomato sauce
1 teaspoon salt
Dash garlic salt
Dash pepper
2 cups sour cream
1 cup thinly sliced green onions
1 cup shredded cheese

Cook noodles as directed on package. Drain.

Brown ground beef in butter, drain off fat, stir in tomato sauce, salt, garlic salt, and pepper. Simmer uncovered for 5 minutes.

Mix together sour cream, onions and noodles. In buttered (2-quart) casserole dish alternate layers of noodles and meat mixture, beginning with noodles and ending with meat. Sprinkle cheese on top and bake at 350 degrees F for 20 to 15 minutes or until cheese is lightly browned.