A cordon bleu or schnitzel cordon bleu is a dish of meat wrapped around cheese, then breaded and pan-fried or deep-fried. Chicken, Veal or pork cordon bleu is made of veal or pork pounded thin and wrapped around a slice of ham and a slice of cheese, breaded, and then pan fried and baked. This recipe is made with a simple to make cheese sauce, which really compliments the chicken. Enjoy!!!
Preheat oven 375o
Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 30 – 45 minutes
Estimated Values per Serving:
Calories: 490 Fat: 10 grams
3 tablespoons flour
2 cups skim milk
¼ cup grated parmesan cheese
2 ounces thinly sliced reduced fat Swiss cheese
¼ teaspoon white pepper
Whisk four and milk in a saucepan on medium heat for 5 – 7 minutes until thick and bubbly.
Remove from heat, add cheeses and pepper and stir until cheese is melted. Cover and set aside.
4 chicken cutlets (total of 1 ½ pounds or 24 ounces)
make black bean dip: combine black beans with garlic, chili powder, olive oil,
salt & pepper and a few dashes of tabasco sauce in a food processor. Chop in food processor for 1 – 2 minutes,
stopping to scrape the sides until well combined.
black bean dip into each endive cup and top with a spoonful of salsa.
for 30 minutes to 1 hour before serving.
Note: You will have extra black bean dip that you can serve
with vegetables or tortilla chips
prepare mushrooms, wipe off any dirt with damp cloth and remove any stem. Heat pan on medium heat.
Combine olive oil, salt and pepper and, using
a brush, coat the mushrooms with the olive oil mixture. Heat sauté pan and spray with cooking
spray. Sauté mushrooms on each side for
about 3 – 4 minutes, covered until most of the liquid is absorbed. TIP: you may
have to work in batches, do not overcrowd the mushrooms.
mushrooms and set aside.
prepare filling: cook spinach in a microwave safe bowl and cook on high for 2 –
3 minutes. Let cool then squeeze out any
spinach with cream cheese, Italian blend grated cheese, and basil.
baking, place mushrooms on a baking sheet, spoon cheese mixture on top of each
and bake for 8 – 10 minutes until cheese is melted and slightly browned.
grilling, place mushrooms on grill for about 5 minutes until cheese is melted
and slight browned.
Correction: In the video I had called for ¼ cup
olive oil but it should be 2 tablespoons.
Sprinkle salt and pepper on cod and let sit for 10-15 minutes.
Whisk milk with Béarnaise sauce packet mix.
Melt butter spread in saucepan on medium heat. Add Béarnaise sauce mixture on medium heat until boiling and thickened. Turn off heat and add cooked crab meat once Bearnaise sauce is cooked. Cover and set aside to keep warm.
Place fillets on a greased rack of a broiler pan and broil 3-4 inches from heat until fish just begins to flake easily with a fork, 10-12 minutes.
Transfer cod to a serving platter and spoon the crab meat mixture on top.
This is an Italian classic made light. Cacciatore means “hunter” in Italian. In cuisine, alla cacciatora refers to a meal prepared “hunter-style” with onions, herbs, usually tomatoes, often bell peppers, and sometimes wine. Cacciatore is popularly made with braised chicken or rabbit . Enjoy
Welcome to the new Delicious & Light, we are glad you are here. I started this page a number of years ago when I realized that I could take normal, everyday recipes and make them lighter with less fat, without losing the great taste we love.
So that is the goal. Take may favorite recipes and make them healthier!
You do not have to be a great chef and you do not have to spend huge amounts of time in the kitchen. Each of these recipes (with some exception) are designed to be simple, use everyday ingredients, and can be prepared in minutes…with a healthy twist of course!
Each and every recipe has been tested and tried by my family. Some of the first attempts have been a disaster, but that is the beauty of cooking and cooking healthy…it is fun and you do not have to be perfect. Enjoy, be brave, get your family involved and try your best. In the end, if you share a meal with your family (with no electronics) you will have accomplished a lot!