pollo saltimbocca con pesto
 
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serving size : 8 preparation time :0:00 
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amount measure ingredient -- preparation method 
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8   skinless boneless chicken breast halves
  basil walnut pesto
8 slice  fontina cheese -- thinly sliced
8 slice  prosciutto -- thinly sliced
1 Tbsp  olive oil
1/2 cup  dry white wine
1/2 cup  whipping cream
 
place a chicken breast half between two sheets of plastic wrap and pound 
lightly into a rectangle about 1/4 inch thick. remove from plastic wrap and 
repeat with remaining chicken breast halves. remove and reserve 2 
tablespoons of the basil walnut pesto for the sauce. spread each chicken 
breast equally with the remaining pesto. place a cheese slice and a 
prosciutto slice on each chicken breast, fold in bottom and sides and roll 
up, securing with toothpicks. 
place chicken rolls in a large skillet, sprinkle with salt and pepper, 
add olive oil and cook, over medium high heat until golden brown on all 
sides, about 5 minutes. reduce heat to medium low, slowly add in wine and 
cook, covered until no longer pink, about 20 minutes. 
for the sauce, beat cream until soft and thick, about the consistency of 
mayonnaise. fold in reserved pesto. 
remove toothpicks from chicken and transfer chicken to a serving platter. 
serve with sauce. 
 
source: 
"better homes and gardens - simply perfect italian " 
 
 
* exported from mastercook * 
 
 
(ID: 73701) Mirror: rec.food.recipes: Sun, Jul 24, 2005


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