Sunday, March 14, 2010

Chicken Cordon Bleu Pie

I really liked this but I may mess with it more as far as seasonings and cooking time.  I baked it 1 hr. which I think was too long.  Next time I will check it at 30 min. I'd say probably 30 to 45 min. would be better.  I was afraid of the chicken not getting completely done I guess.  I wanted to make Chicken Cordon Bleu.  I only had 3 chicken breasts though and that wouldn't be enough, so this idea popped into my head (thank You Lord), to ground the chicken and make it into a pie.  It was good and very filling with just some mashed cauliflower to go with.

* Exported from MasterCook *

                         Chicken Cordon Bleu Pie

Recipe By     :Ginny Larsen
Serving Size  : 6    
Categories    : Main dish                       Poultry

  Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
--------  ------------  --------------------------------
  3                     skinless boneless chicken breast halves -- quartered
     1/2           cup  parmesan cheese
  1           teaspoon  salt
     1/2      teaspoon  thyme
  1           teaspoon  garlic powder
  1           teaspoon  onion powder
  2              large  eggs
  5             slices  deli ham -- thinly sliced
  5                     provolone cheese slices
  16            ounces  classic Alfredo Sauce -- 1 jar
     1/4           cup  bacon bits -- (real bacon bits)

Place chicken pieces in food processor and process until ground.

Add the parmesan chees, salt, thyme, garlice and onion powder and 2 eggs and process until thoroughly mixed

Press half of the chicken mixture into a 9 to 10 in. pie plate sprayed with non-stick cooking spray.  Use saran wrap over the chicken to press it down and spread with your hands.

Layer with the ham slices and the provolone cheese slices.

Top with the rest of the chicken mixture and spread using saran wrap on top to press down to all sides.

Top with alfredo sauce and sprinkle with bacon bits

Bake in preheated 350 degree F. oven for 30 to 45 min.  Check for doneness at 30 minutes making sure the chicken is done through.  If not bake until done.

  "made from ground chicken with ham and provolone cheese in the center, topped with alfredo sauce and bacon pieces"
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Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 388 Calories; 25g Fat (60.3% calories from fat); 32g Protein; 5g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 166mg Cholesterol; 1638mg Sodium.  Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 4 Lean Meat; 1 Fat.

Serving Ideas : Goes great with mashed cauliflower

Nutr. Assoc. : 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 900708 0 0 0 0

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