Chicken Florentine/Bleu Roll. ▼ Please see the description below for ingredient amounts ▼ My version of Chicken Florentine. This simple and delicious low carb, keto friendly recipe is. Place the chicken between pieces of plastic wrap.
Lasagna rolls are not a new concept, but it is definitely a yummy one! We have chicken, spinach and cheese smothered in a delicious homemade alfredo pasta sauce, rolled up in a cooked lasagna noodle, covered in. Make a double batch and freeze half the roll-ups (individually wrapped in plastic), then just defrost and bake as you like. You can cook Chicken Florentine/Bleu Roll using 21 ingredients and 12 steps. Here is how you cook it.
Ingredients of Chicken Florentine/Bleu Roll
- It’s 9 of chicken breast.
- It’s 12 slices of ham.
- Prepare 12 slices of swiss cheese.
- It’s 8 slices of bacon.
- Prepare 1 lb of mushrooms.
- You need 2 Tbs of butter.
- It’s 1 of onion (diced).
- You need 4 cups of spinach (fresh/packed in measuring cup).
- It’s 1 tsp of salt.
- You need 1 tsp of black pepper.
- You need 2 cups of flour.
- It’s 2 cups of seasoned bread crumbs.
- You need 4 of large eggs.
- It’s of Cheddar Cheese Sauce.
- Prepare 2 Tbs of butter.
- It’s 2 Tbs of flour.
- It’s 1 1/4 cup of milk.
- It’s 1/2 cup of white cheddar cheese.
- You need 1/2 tsp of salt.
- Prepare 1/2 tsp of pepper.
- You need 3 Tbs of dijon mustard.
Serve topped with fresh diced tomatoes or marinara sauce and a sprinkling of chopped fresh basil. Add chicken thighs skin-side down and season with salt and pepper. If you don't like fish, this is a good substitute." Notes: You can substitute chicken with leftover turkey or chicken rotisserie, lets face it, nobody ever eats those leftover turkey and rotisserie! You can also serve this as an appetizer.
Chicken Florentine/Bleu Roll step by step
- Slice mushrooms and fry in butter at medium high heat until browned slightly. Try not to stir often so they brown faster and not just turn watery. Set aside on plate when done..
- Fry bacon until crispy. Remove from pan and chop into peices. Remove all but 2 tbs of the bacon grease. This is needed for next step..
- Add the onion to the frying pan with the remaining bacon grease left in the pan. Saute onions over medium heat until tender..
- Add the mushrooms, bacon peices, and fresh spinach to the onions and continue to cook until the spinach is wilted. Remove from heat and set aside..
- Pound the chicken breasts flat with the smooth side if meat mallet. Lay out plastic wrap on counter and lay flattened breast on wrap so it forms a rectangular shape with the breasts edges overlapping so it looks like picture below. Season with the salt and pepper..
- Layer the chicken with the ham then the swiss cheese on the chicken..
- Spread the mixture from the frying pan thinly over the swiss cheese..
- Roll the chicken up jelly roll style. Wrap tightly in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 2 hours..
- Set up a dredging station with flour, then eggs, and thirdly the bread crumbs. I used cookie sheets. Then using wooden skewers, insert several where the overlap is so the chicken doesn't separate while cooking..
- Bake on a wire rack at 375° until internal temperature reaches 165°. Cooking time is approximately 70 to 80 minutes..
- Melt the butter in a heavy-bottomed saucepan. Stir in the flour and cook, stirring constantly, until the paste cooks and bubbles a bit, but don't let it brown — about 2 minutes. Add the milk and dijon mustard, continuing to stir as the sauce thickens. Bring it to a boil. Add salt and pepper to taste, lower the heat, and cook, stirring for 2 to 3 minutes more. Add cheddar cheese and stir until cheese is melted. Remove from the heat..
- Slice chicken roll and top with cheddar cheese sauce..
Just cook smaller proportions of crepes. And for those on protein diet, substitute the crepe with omelet! This recipe for chicken florentine is golden brown chicken breasts, topped with a creamy sauce and served over a bed of spinach. What does Florentine mean in food? Florentine refers to a recipe that's prepared in the style of the Italian region of Florence.