Chicken Rollatini

Baked chicken breasts rolled with spinach and ricotta topped with pomodoro sauce and melted mozzarella. A dish the whole family will love! These are very filling, and if you serve this with a big salad, one piece will probably be enough.

 

Lower Calorie Chicken Rollatini

Ingredients

  • 8 thin chicken cutlets, 3 oz each
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat Italian seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese, divided
  • 6 tablespoons egg whites
  • 5 oz frozen spinach, squeezed dry of any liquid
  • 6 tbsp part skim ricotta cheese
  • 6 oz part skim mozzarella
  • olive oil non-stick spray
  • 1 cup pomodoro sauce or your favorite marinara sauce
  • salt and pepper to taste

Method

  1. Wash and dry cutlets, season with salt and pepper.
  2. Preheat oven to 450°.
  3. Lightly spray a baking dish with non-stick spray.
  4. Combine breadcrumbs and 2 tbsp grated cheese in one
    bowl and 1/4 cup egg whites in another.
  5. Shred or finely chop 1.5 oz of mozzarella cheese and combine with remaining grated cheese, spinach (make sure you squeeze it dry), 2 tbsp egg whites, and ricotta cheese.
  6. Lay chicken cutlets down on a working surface and spread 2 tbsp of spinach-cheese mixture on each cutlet.
  7. Loosely roll each one and keep seam side down.
  8. Dip chicken in egg mixture, then in breadcrumbs and place seam side down in a baking dish. Repeat with the remaining chicken. When finished, lightly spray with olive oil.
  9. Bake 25 minutes.
  10. Remove from oven, top with sauce then cheese
  11. Bake until cheese is melted and bubbling, about 3 more minutes.
  12. Serve with additional sauce on the side and grated cheese

Serves 8 – Nutrition Per Serving
Calories: 195, Fat: 7g, Protein: 24g, Carbohydrate: 7g, Fibre: 2g