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“Extremely versatile, easy and elegant. Stuffed with ham, broccoli and cheese and served with a cheese sauce. Good source of vitamins A & C, niacin, calcium & iron.”
READY IN:
45mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Drain broccoli well; combine with green onions and 1/2 cup cheese in a large bowl and mix.
  2. Pound each chicken breast half to 1/4-inch thickness, and top each with a piece of ham and 1/6 of broccoli mixture.
  3. Fold chicken in half over filling; tuck thinner ends under (use toothpicks to hold in filling if necessary).
  4. Mix bread crumbs, parsley, and paprika.
  5. Brush about a tablespoon of melted butter over chicken, and coat with seasoned crumbs.
  6. In a 13"x9" baking dish, cook chicken, covered loosely with waxed paper, on High 10 to 12 minutes (until fork tender) (High heat on my microwave is 800 watts.).
  7. Let stand, covered, while preparing sauce.
  8. In a 1-quart bowl, stir together remaining 2 tbsp butter, flour, salt, and pepper.
  9. Stir in milk gradually; cook on High 3 1/2 minutes or until boiling, stirring twice.
  10. Add remaining cheese, whisking until melted; serve with chicken.

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