Italian Chicken Rollups

(originally made 2004)

I roll chicken in breadcrumbs before baking, skipped the cooking spray.  The directions don't say it, but I secure the rolls with toothpicks to keep them from unrolling during cooking.
                     
* Exported from MasterCook *

                         Italian Chicken Rollups


  Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
--------  ------------  --------------------------------
  4                     boneless chicken breasts -- 4 oz each
  1           teaspoon  dried basil
     1/4      teaspoon  salt
     1/4      teaspoon  pepper
  4                     part-skim mozzarella string cheese sticks -- (1 - ounce)
                        Cooking spray
  1                cup  garlic-and- herb tomato sauce

1. Place each chicken breast half between 2 sheets of heavy-duty plastic wrap; pound to ¼-inch thickness, using a meat mallet or rolling pin.

2. Combine basil, salt, and pepper; sprinkle half of mixture evenly on both sides of chicken.

3. Place 1 string cheese stick across the center of each flattened chicken breast. Roll up chicken, jelly roll fashion, starting with short side. Place chicken rollups, seam sides down, in an 11 x 7 - inch baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining half of spice mixture, and coat with cooking spray.

4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

5. Pour tomato sauce over chicken. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees for 35 minutes or until chicken is done and tomato sauce is thoroughly heated.

Yield: 4 servings.
Points: 5
(Add 1 PPS for breadcrumbs)

Source:  WW Shortcut Cookbook



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