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Chicken Florentine Roll Ups

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Filled with a creamy chicken spinach and rice filling and topped with cheese before being baked to a gooey golden perfection, Chicken Florentine Roll Ups are a treat for the family. A easy Italian inspired chicken casserole recipe, it will become one of your favorites.
  Reduced fat milk 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Chicken bouillon powder 3 Teaspoon (Gluten Free)
  Corn starch 2 Tablespoon
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Chicken breast 2 Cup (32 tbs), cooked and diced
  Frozen spinach 10 Ounce, defrosted and drained
  Cooked rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Low fat mozzarella cheese 8 Ounce, grated and divided
  Pecorino romano cheese 6 Tablespoon, grated and divided
  Tortillas 8 (gluten free or regular)
  Salt To Taste
  Cracked black pepper To Taste
  Cayenne pepper 1 Pinch (optional)
  Cooking spray 2 Dash
For garnishing
  Scallions/Parsley 1 Tablespoon, chopped
  Black pepper 1 Teaspoon, cracked
  Fresh basil 1 Tablespoon

1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
2. Grease a 9x12 inch casserole dish.
3. In a bowl mix corn-starch and water to make slurry.

4. For making creamy chicken sauce - add the milk and bouillon granules to a medium saucepan, over a medium heat and stir until the bouillon dissolves and the milk just starts to come to a boil.
5. Add in the corn-starch slurry then stir the sauce continuously for 2 minutes or until the mixture thickens.
6. Turn off the heat and stir in 2 tablespoons of Pecorino Romano and cayenne pepper, set it aside.
7. For the filling – In a large bowl, add in salt and pepper to the spinach, rice, and chicken, half the mozzarella, 2 tablespoons of grated Pecorino Romano, and 1/4 cup of sauce stir for a few minutes.
8. Spoon about 1/2 cup of sauce onto the bottom of the prepared casserole dish.
9. Evenly divide the filling among the tortillas, make rolls and place them seam side down in the casserole dish.
10. Pour the remaining sauce over the tortillas making sure that they are completely covered and use a spoon to work some of the sauce between the rolls to prevent them from sticking together.
11. Top the dish with the remaining mozzarella and 2 tbsp. of grated Pecorino.
12. Bake the dish uncovered for 40 minutes at 350 degrees F.
13. Allow the dish to rest for 15 minutes.

13. Garnish Chicken Florentine Roll Ups with scallions, black pepper and basil. Serve hot and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 343 Calories from Fat 99

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g16.6%

Saturated Fat 6.1 g30.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 54.4 mg18.1%

Sodium 940.8 mg39.2%

Total Carbohydrates 33 g11.2%

Dietary Fiber 3.8 g15.3%

Sugars 1.8 g

Protein 26 g52.9%

Vitamin A 90.5% Vitamin C 7.3%

Calcium 49.6% Iron 13.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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