Food on the Hill: Spinach Chicken Roll-ups with Swiss Cheese Sauce

This week’s Recipe: Spinach Chicken Roll-ups with Swiss Cheese Sauce

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6 tablespoons butter, melted
6 tablespoons flour
1 ¾ cup milk
1 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup dry white wine
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 pkg frozen chopped spinach, drained and squeezed until very dry
2 cups chopped cooked chicken
3 cloves garlic, pressed
1 cup cottage cheese
1 egg, beaten
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
8 oz Lasagna noodles(with curly edge if you can find them), cooked and cooled
6 oz shredded swiss cheese


Make a roux (melt butter and mix in flour and cook for 1 minute). Add the wine and cook for 30 seconds.Add the milk,cream, 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg,salt, pepper. Heat 3-4 minutes until thick. Take the sauce off the heat and stir in the  Swiss cheese, stir until melted.
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In a bowl add 1 cup sauce, spinach,chicken,cottage cheese,egg,1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, 1/8 teaspoon of nutmeg, garlic, and mix well.

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Spray the bottom of the pan with vegatable spray. Put about a cup sauce in the bottom of the pan. Put 1/3 cup of mix on each noodle down 3/4 of length.
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Take the noodle that is filled and roll it up, sliced in half(curley sides on outside) and put curly side up in pan.

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Fill the rest of the noodles cut the same way and put in pan. Put sauce on top and sprinkle with the rest of the parmesan cheese.
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Bake at 400 degrees for 20-25minutes, until heated through, and just a touch golden on top.  You may need to put it under the broiler for just a minute to make it golden on top..
Spinach Chicken Roll-ups with Swiss Cheese Sauce

Photo by Sue York/