Chicken Roulade Stuffed with Sweet Basil, Mozzarella, & Bell Pepper Wrapped in Prosciutto

Chicken Roulade Stuffed with Sweet Basil, Mozzarella, & Bell Pepper Wrapped in Prosciutto

One of our favorite meals is chicken roulade or what we call them in our house are chicken roll ups. They are super easy to make and are really versatile based on ingredients you have on hand. For the chicken roulades I made today I stuffed them with green bell pepper, sweet basil, and mozzarella cheese. This meal is particularly great for entertaining too. Everyone I have ever made them for have loved them and have been really impressed. I make many variations–sometimes using feta cheese, roasted red peppers, and spinach or sun dried tomatoes, spinach, and mozzarella. It is really a limitless recipe based on your favorite ingredients. I like to wrap the chicken in either center cut bacon or prosciutto (a dried cured Italian ham) because they get really crispy and delicious. 

The Ingredients:

Necessary equipment: toothpicks 

  • Boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • Your favorite cheese–I used Mozzarella
  • 1/4 of a Bell Pepper
  • Sweet basil or spinach 

How to:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees 

  • On a glass cutting board, cover chicken breast with plastic wrap and use mallet to pound out chicken breasts to about a 1/2 inch thickness
  • Generously sprinkle chicken breast with salt and pepper
  • Layer basil, peppers, and mozzarella cheese onto each chicken breast
  • Roll each chicken breast and secure with toothpicks
  • Wrap each chicken breast with prosciutto
  • Preheat skillet and coat pan with olive oil
  • Once oil is preheated, place chicken breast in pan seam side down and brown each side
  • Once prosciutto is crispy, place chicken into the oven to bake for 15-18 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees and juices run clear
  • Allow chicken to cool until able to handle and remove toothpicks
  • Serve with your favorite sides

8 responses »

  1. I made this last night for my boyfriend and I and it was AWESOME! So easy to make, with very little prep time, which I love. We took it for lunch today and it still tastes great. Thanks for the delicious recipe 🙂

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