bacon and cheese stuffed chicken

bacon & cheese stuffed chicken breast


prep time: 20 minutes
cook time: 30 minutes
ready in: 50 minutes

makes: 4 servings, 2 cups each

ingredients

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (about 1 ¼ lb), pounded 1/4 inch thick
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (about 8 oz)
  • 4 slices bacon, crisp-cooked and crumbled
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup Italian seasoned dry bread crumbs
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 jar (26 oz.) Ragu® Robusto!® Pasta Sauce*
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 8 oz. linguine or spaghetti, cooked and drained

steps

  1. Evenly top each chicken breast half with cheese and bacon. Roll up and secure with wooden toothpicks. Dip chicken in egg, then bread crumbs.
  2. Heat olive oil in 12 inch nonstick skillet over medium heat and brown chicken, turning occasionally. Stir in Pasta Sauce and broth. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer covered 10 minutes or until chicken is thoroughly cooked.
  3. To serve, arrange chicken and sauce over hot linguine. Garnish, if desired, with chopped fresh basil or parsley.


per serving: 780 calories, 28g total fat, 8g saturated fat, 165mg cholesterol, 2100mg sodium, 71g carbohydrates, 6g dietary fiber, 16g sugar, 59g protein

The nutritional content of recipes is calculated by a registered dietitian. Because ingredients and measurements may vary, the values we give are close approximations.