A mushroom and prosciutto filling enhances this grilled chicken main dish recipe. Herbed pasta serves as an accompaniment.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Chicken Stuffed with Mushrooms and Prosciutto

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  • At least 1 hour before grilling, soak plank in enough water to cover. Weight down plank to keep it submerged during soaking. Drain plank.

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  • In a medium skillet, cook mushrooms, onion, and garlic in hot oil over medium-high heat until tender. Remove from heat. Let stand about 5 minutes to cool slightly. Stir in spinach, cheese, and prosciutto. Set aside.

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  • Remove bone from chicken breasts, leaving skin attached. Spoon mushroom mixture between the skin and flesh of each breast half. Brush chicken with olive oil and sprinkle with pepper.

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  • For a charcoal grill, place plank on the grill rack directly over medium coals; heat about 5 minutes or until plank begins to crackle and smoke. Place chicken, skin side up, on plank. Cover; grill chicken about 20 minutes or until no longer pink (170 degrees F). (For a gas grill, preheat grill. Reduce heat to medium. Grill chicken as above.)

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  • Remove chicken from grill. Let chicken stand for 5 minutes. Slice chicken diagonally and serve over Fresh Herbed Pasta. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Chicken Stuffed with Mushrooms and Prosciutto)

759 calories; 41 g total fat; 12 g saturated fat; 6 g polyunsaturated fat; 20 g monounsaturated fat; 12 mg cholesterol; 651 mg sodium. 38 g carbohydrates; 2 g fiber; 56 g protein; 1118 IU vitamin a; 54 mg vitamin c; 1 mg thiamin; 1 mg riboflavin; 18 mg niacin equivalents; 1 mg vitamin b6; 117 mcg folate; 1 mcg vitamin b12; 202 mg calcium; 4 mg iron;

Fresh Herbed Pasta

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  • Cook linguine according to package directions; drain. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook shallot and garlic in hot olive oil over medium heat until tender. Add chicken broth and dry white wine. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, until mixture is reduced to 1/3 cup. Remove from heat. Add drained pasta, red sweet peppers, basil and/or parsley. Toss until combined. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Sprinkle with freshly ground black pepper to taste.

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