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Chicken Saltimbocca
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Tender chicken breast stuffed with ham and herbs, served on a bed of spaghetti squash.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 90 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 4 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 238.5
Total Carbs 11.7 g
Dietary Fiber 2.6 g
Sugars 5.8 g
Total Fat 7.3 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Unsaturated Fat 3.1 g
Potassium 444.6 mg
Protein 30.8 g
Sodium 159.8 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 Fat , 1 1/2 Vegetables , 1 Meat , 1/2 Other Carbs , 3 1/2 Lean Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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Ingredients Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Remove stem from squash. Cut in half lengthwise. Remove seeds. Place squash on baking sheet, flesh side down.
  3. Bake 1 hour. Remove from oven, set aside to cool. When cool enough to handle, scoop out seeds and discard. Gently scrape flesh from squash with fork, into bowl.
  4. Wash, dry, and chop basil and chives.
  5. In small bowl, combine basil, chives, parsley, garlic, oregano, and sage and set aside.
  6. Pound chicken breast lightly with flat side of meat mallet between 2 pieces of plastic wrap until chicken is 1/2" to 3/4" thick.
  7. Divide herb mixture and spread over each chicken breast.
  8. Divide ham over herb mixture on chicken and roll up chicken so that filling is enclosed. Secure rolls with toothpicks.
  9. Heat grapeseed oil in medium ovenproof skillet over medium-high.
  10. Add chicken pieces and cook seam side up for 2-3 minutes or until chicken has browned on one side. Turn chicken, cook additional 2-3 minutes or until browned.
  11. Add chicken broth to skillet. Cover and transfer to preheated oven for 12 to 15 minutes or until chicken thoroughly cooked.
  12. Transfer chicken to cutting board and let cool for 5 minutes.
  13. Add spaghetti sauce to skillet and cook 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally or until heated through. Season with salt and pepper, if desired.
  14. Remove toothpicks, and cut chicken into slices crosswise. Arrange spaghetti squash and chicken slices on serving plates and top with spaghetti sauce.

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