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May 23, 2011

Parmesan Asparagus Stuffed Chicken with Garlic & Herb Red Potatoes


Parmesan Asparagus Stuffed Chicken with Garlic & Herb Red Potatoes!

Oh...this was SO good and I completely made this from scratch with just what I had around the house.  NO SPECIAL trip to the grocery store for ANYTHING!  I had already thawed some chicken but only TWO breasts so I had to figure out what to do with them and I have a TON of asparagus that's gonna go bad soon if I don't use it up....so....

Parmesan Asparagus Stuffed Chicken with Garlic & Herb Red Potatoes it is!!!!
(Super duper healthy too....:)

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My son...ate EVERYTHING on his plate!

NUTRITION FACTS:
Calories: About....175 in each roll up (STUFFED)  And....about 300 calories in a serving of potatoes
Servings: 4
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes

Chicken:
2 - Large 6 oz Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
4 - Pieces of Canadian Bacon (fully cooked)
12 - stalks of asparagus
1/4 - cup parmesan cheese, shredded
1/4 - cup fat free feta cheese
1/4 - cup plain non-fat yogurt
1 - tablespoon fresh basil, finely shopped (or 1 teaspoon of dried)
1 - tablespoon fresh flat leaf parsley, finely shopped (or 1 teaspoon of dried)
1 - teaspoon salt
1/2 - teaspoon ground pepper
Pam Cooking Spray
Potatoes:
4 - Medium sized red potatoes, thinly sliced
2-3 - Large garlic cloves, minced
4 - Sliced Canadian Bacon, diced into bits
2 - tablespoons fresh basil, finely shopped (or 1 tablespoon dried)
1/4 - cup parmesan , shredded
Salt
Pepper
Pam Cooking Spray

Preheat Oven to 400 degrees.  Prepare a cooking sheet by lining it with tin foil (you will thank me later) and spraying with Pam cooking spray.



Cut each of your chicken breasts in half length wise.
















Mix together your Parmesan, Feta, Yogurt, Basil, Parsley, Salt and Pepper.
















Place a slice of Canadian Bacon, a quarter of your cheese mixture and 3 asparagus spears cut to fit on each half of chicken breast.  And roll up.  Place seam side down on your prepared cooking sheet. Cook at 400 degrees for about 25 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. 












NOW...Let's start your Potatoes!  Heat up a large pan on medium high heat and spray with Pam cooking spray.  Add your diced Canadian Bacon slices and cook until crispy like bacon bits (just a couple minutes). 









FRESH, HEALTHY INGREDIENTS....NUMMMMY!



 Add your garlic right about now....and mix evenly with bacon bits.  Then add your sliced potatoes, parmesan, basil and salt / pepper to taste.  Cover and cook about 20 minutes - - should be done when chicken is done or close to it.  STIR and Toss it around every so often.







Woot!  Woot!  You are done!  Finished...WAAALAAA!  Lovely flavors....I'm SO glad this turned out!  I took pictures along the way HOPING it would :)


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