The “Daily Delicious”: Asparagus stuffed chicken cordon bleu

I happen to live with someone who has told me one of his favorite meals growing up was his mom’s chicken cordon bleu.

I believe I have attempted chicken cordon bleu recently — slicing open chicken breasts, stuffing them with cheddar cheese and ham from Trader Joe’s, and wrapping them in bacon before baking them up.

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I’ve also enjoyed bacon wrapped asparagus frequently as of late!

asparagusTHIS chicken cordon bleu recipe I discovered via Food.com incorporates one of my favorite spring vegetables: asparagus — and is a nice blend of bacon wrapped asparagus and chicken cordon bleu.

The recipe is: asparagus stuffed chicken cordon bleu with a creamy wine sauce.

Photo Courtesy Food.com

Photo Courtesy Food.com

This recipe isn’t Paleo as written (as it includes stuffing mix and bread crumbs) — but I’m sure it can easily be made Paleo. I would probably just avoid those ingredients altogether.

For the white wine sauce, I may sub coconut milk or coconut cream for the heavy whipping cream.

I was excited to find this recipe, as it provides another, very creative way to think about asparagus and chicken cordon bleu — and is a light and healthy meal idea.

GET THE RECIPE, via Food.com!

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One Response to The “Daily Delicious”: Asparagus stuffed chicken cordon bleu

  1. chefman316 says:

    Bacon wrapped anything is a winner for me!

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