Smoked mozzarella and spinach are rolled into chicken breasts that are coated in bread crumbs for this main dish recipe, which is perfect for entertaining.

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

1 hr 5 mins
40 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Place 1 chicken breast half between 2 pieces of plastic wrap. Pound lightly with the flat side of a meat mallet into a rectangle about 1/8 inch thick. Remove plastic wrap. Season with salt and pepper. Repeat with all chicken breasts.

  • For filling, in a medium skillet cook shallots and garlic in the 2 teaspoons hot oil until tender. Remove from heat; stir in spinach, nuts, and smoked mozzarella. In a shallow bowl, combine bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese.

  • Place 2 to 3 tablespoons of filling on each chicken breast. Fold in the bottom and sides; then roll up. Secure with wooden toothpicks.

  • Lightly brush each roll with the 1 tablespoon olive oil; coat with bread crumb mixture. Place rolls seam side down in a shallow baking pan. Bake, uncovered, in a 400-degree Fahrenheit oven about 25 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink (170 degrees Fahrenheit). Remove toothpicks before serving. Makes 6 chicken rolls.

Nutrition Facts

1 chicken roll
274 calories; protein 35g; carbohydrates 6g; dietary fiber 1g; fat 11g; saturated fat 3g; cholesterol 77mg; sodium 368mg.

4 1/2 lean protein, 1 1/2 vegetable, 1 fat