Recipe Box, Semi-Homemade Chicken Cordon Bleu with Zoodles & Pasta

Are grocery stores in your area offering more and more items that make fixing dinner easier?

 

 

 

 

Many stores now have a whole section of spirialized vegetables in the produce section

In the butcher department I’ve seen complete dinner kits, with everything you need prepped,  plus a recipe, are boxed and ready to take home

Also in the meat or deli departments, there many ready to cook choices such as stuffed chicken breasts, beef kebabs, meatballs, stuffed hamburgers, twice baked potatoes, salads, sandwiches, side dishes, all kind of temptations!

Yes, these things can be a little more expensive, but sometimes it’s nice to treat yourself to some help in the kitchen

 

 

 

 

 

I recently visited a local Fresh Market store and see what I could find.   I do have a spirializer, but couldn’t resist picking up some spirialized zucchini and squash

The butcher display had so many choices, but my eyes kept going back to the Chicken Cordon Bleu, chicken breasts rolled up with ham and cheese

 

 

 

 

 

I simply added some more bread crumbs from my pantry and popped them in the oven

 

 

 

 

 

In the deli section I grabbed a container of fresh Alfredo sauce, and pumpkin ravioli

This simple supper was going to be pretty elegant!

 

 

 

Close to the end of the chicken cooking time,  put the pasta in a saucepan of salted boiling water and cook according to package directions.  Drain and return to hot pan and cover until zucchini is done

Sautee the zucchini noodles in a skillet with a little olive oil

The “zoodles” only need a quick 3-5 minute saute, and then remove pan from heat when zucchini is tender crisp.  If you overcook it, it will be a mushy mess, and do not add salt, that will make it break down

When the zucchini is done add the ravioli

 

 

 

Heat the Alfredo sauce in a small sauce pan or microwave and drizzle over pasta and zucchini in pan

 

 

 

 

Serve chicken breast atop of cooked zucchini and pasta, and drizzle additional sauce over all

 

 

 

 

These chicken breasts were so big I cut some in half for smaller servings

 

 

 

Semi-homemade Chicken Cordon Bleu over Zoodles & Pasta

  • Servings: 2-4
  • Difficulty: easy
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2 raw stuffed chicken breasts, like Chicken Cordon Bleu or frozen stuffed chicken

bread crumbs, optional

3-4 cups spirialized zucchini

12-16 frozen ravioli, such as pumpkin, cheese, or spinach

1 Tablespoon olive oil

1 cup fresh or jarred Alfredo sauce

Bake chicken according to package directions, adding additional bread crumbs if desired.  When chicken is almost done, boil the pasta until al dente and drain and keep warm.

Saute zucchini in a skillet with the olive oil for 3-5 minutes over medium heat until crisp tender.  Add ravioli. Heat Alfredo sauce and pour 1/4-1/2 cup over noodles and ravioli.  Spoon noodles and ravioli  onto dinner plates and top with a baked chicken breast.  If breasts are large, cut in half.  Drizzle chicken with additional Alfredo sauce and serve.  If you have left over sauce, save it for another use.  Makes 2-4 servings

 

 

Note: If you cook the chicken on a piece of foil, you will have very little clean up

for another printable version of Semi-homemade Chicken Cordon Bleu with Zoodles & Pasta click here

 

It’s always nice to have a little help with dinner!

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26 Responses to “Recipe Box, Semi-Homemade Chicken Cordon Bleu with Zoodles & Pasta”
  1. What a beautiful dinner that was so easy! Semi-homemade is perfect when you don’t have the necessary time, but still want a nice dinner! I wish I could find this, but I have to travel the 60 miles to Birmingham. It looks delicious, Jenna! Happy Wednesday!

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  2. Jodi says:

    Lovely! And I’ve noticed the same. Our Aldi even has things like spiralized butternut squash! Handy helpers!!

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  3. Lynn says:

    Yep, I’m in the mood to play with some zoodles too! I’m hoping the yellow zucchini I just planted decides it’s happy:@) Your dinner sounds good!

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  4. This looks very elegant. I’ll have to check the Aldi for spiralized things as Jodi said above. We don’t have Fresh Market but I wonder if Kroger carries it? No matter — I can find some. Sometimes having store-helpers is a great godsend!

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  5. Cyndi Raines says:

    I’m in! Like the already prepared Chicken Cordon Bleu as it is not something I would probably fix, but do enjoy. I have never had the zoodles but will look for them. Great supper! Thanks Jenna. Hope you are yours have a very blessed Memorial Day weekend ! ♥️🇺🇸

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  6. Kitty says:

    What a meal, Jenna! I made some zucchini “noodles” just the other day with my hand held spiralizer. They were so tasty with my sauteed shrimp. Easy is good! I’ve never seen the already prepared zoodles.

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  7. Linda says:

    Great meal, easy and quick. Sometimes I really enjoy creating an easy dinner. I have a spiralizer, it works like a charm. Anything that speeds up the process is wonderful.

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  8. Cyndi Raines says:

    OH MY GOSH! Jenna, the Picnic Chicken and the slow Cooker Berry Cobbler ARE AWESOME! Big hit for supper tonight up at the lake. Each are 5 stars! Thankyou! 😁

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  9. Jacqueline says:

    Oh my mouth is watering over everything you prepared! The chicken looks fabulous. I have seen that in the deli section but never tried it. I would love to try the spiralized veggies too. Makes me want to run to the store right now.

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  10. Mary says:

    Delish, quick and easy Jenna! Our Fresh Market is off my beaten path, I’ll have to make an effort to stop by 🙂

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  11. rawsonjl says:

    That looks so delicious! I have never seen prepared meats like this at our market but I did almost pick up a pack of the spiralized zucchini this week.

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  12. Miz Helen says:

    Hi Jenna,
    This is a delicious recipe that we will love! Hope you are having a great weekend and thanks so much for sharing with us at Full Plate Thursday!
    Miz Helen

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