RITZ Chicken-Parmesan Bundles

RITZ Chicken-Parmesan Bundles

Prep time35 min
Total time1hr 5min
ServingsMakes 6 servings, 1/6 recipe (236 g) each.
  • 125 g (1/2 of 250-g pkg.) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 1 pkg. (300 g) frozen chopped spinach, thawed, well drained
  • 1¼ cups shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 6 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 6 small boneless skinless chicken breasts (1-1/2 lb./675 g), pounded to 1/4-inch thickness
  • 1 egg
  • 10 Ritz Crackers, crushed (about 1/3 cup)
  • 1½ cups pasta sauce
  • Heat oven to 375ºF.
  • Mix cream cheese, spinach, 1 cup mozzarella and 3 Tbsp. Parmesan until well blended; spread onto chicken breasts. Starting at 1 short end of each breast, roll up chicken tightly. Secure with wooden toothpicks, if desired.
  • Beat egg in pie plate. Mix remaining Parmesan and cracker crumbs in separate pie plate. Dip chicken, 1 at a time, in egg, then roll in crumb mixture. Place, seam-sides down, in 13x9-inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray.
  • Bake 30 min. or until chicken is done (170ºF), heating pasta sauce near the end of the chicken baking time. Discard toothpicks. Serve chicken topped with pasta sauce and remaining mozzarella.
Recipe Tips
  • Make Ahead
    Assemble chicken bundles and place in baking dish as directed. Refrigerate up to 4 hours. When ready to serve, bake, uncovered, at 375ºF for 35 min. or until chicken is done.
  • Special Extra
    Stir chopped fresh basil and/or sliced black olives into pasta sauce before heating.
  • Substitute
    Substitute brick light cream cheese, shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, grated reduced-fat Parmesan cheese and 30% Less Fat Ritz Crackers.


Nutrition Information

Nutrition Per Serving

 % Daily Value*
Fat 18g 
   Saturated 10g 
Cholesterol 135mg 
Sodium 640mg 
Carbohydrate 13g 
   Dietary fiber 3g 
   Sugars 5g 
Protein 37g 
Vitamin A70 %DV
Vitamin C10 %DV
Calcium30 %DV
Iron20 %DV
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