Rating: 4 stars
19 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 11
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 2
  • 19 Ratings
David Joachim
Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Andy Lyons

Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
bake:
25 mins
total:
45 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Place chicken breast halves between pieces of plastic wrap. Using the flat side of a meat mallet, pound each to 1/4-inch thickness. Season one side of each chicken breast with salt and pepper. Spread with goat cheese to edges. Top with arugula, peppers, and green onion. Press down on toppings, then roll up tightly, starting from a short end; secure with toothpicks. Brush pesto over rolls. Transfer to a 2-qt. rectangular baking dish.

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  • Bake, uncovered, 25 to 30 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in the center (170°F). Let stand 5 minutes. Remove toothpicks and slice crosswise to serve.

To make your own garlic herb goat cheese

*Stir 1 clove garlic, minced; 1/8 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed; and 1/8 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed, into 3 ounces of goat cheese (chevre).

Nutrition Facts

221 calories; fat 9g; cholesterol 84mg; saturated fat 4g; carbohydrates 5g; mono fat 2g; poly fat 1g; insoluble fiber 1g; sugars 2g; protein 28g; vitamin a 505.7IU; vitamin c 54.2mg; thiamin 0.1mg; riboflavin 0.2mg; niacin equivalents 9.7mg; vitamin b6 0.7mg; folate 9.3mcg; vitamin b12 0.2mcg; sodium 564mg; potassium 426mg; calcium 80mg; iron 1.2mg.
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