Quick Chicken Cordon Bleu
1 box (6 oz) dry Stove Top stuffing mix
1 1/2 cups boiling water
2 tablespoons butter
3/4 pound lean low-sodium ham slices
1 cup shredded Swiss cheese
3/4 pound sliced, diced or shredded cooked chicken/turkey*
2 cups Sauce, optional (see below)
Cranberry sauce, cherry tomatoes, parsley etc, optional garnish
Pre-heat oven to 425 degrees.
Bring 1 1/2 cups water to a boil; stir in butter and stuffing mix; remove from heat, cover and allow stuffing to stand 5 minutes.
Spray 9×13 pan with non-stick spray. Layer ham slices in bottom of pan; sprinkle with shredded cheese; arrange chicken over cheese. Spread prepared stuffing over chicken slices. Bake 20-30 minutes or until heated through and stuffing is browned on top. Cut in squares and serve with optional Sauce (see below) and optional garnish.
This is an easy version of the classic Chicken Cordon Bleu; and, it’s quick, ready to serve in about 45 minutes. Serves 6-8
Nutrition analysis was calculated assuming recipe serves 8; Sauce was included in nutrition, but garnish was not; boneless skinless roasted chicken was used in analysis. To reduce sodium by almost 200 mg in recipe, eliminate Sauce. Serves 6-8
* Approximately 2 cups diced or shredded chicken/turkey.
1 can (10.75 oz) cond. Healthy Request cream chicken soup
2/3 cup fat-free sour cream
1-3 teaspoons lemon juice
2-4 tablespoons milk, as desired
Whisk together soup, sour cream and lemon juice. Dilute sauce to desired consistency by stirring in one to two tablespoons milk at a time; heat sauce before serving.
For nutrition analysis go to www.UtahDairyCouncil.com