Chicken Rollatini Stuffed with Zucchini and Mozzarella Recipe

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Stella Published: February 1, 2021 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Chicken Rollatini Stuffed with Zucchini and Mozzarella

Chicken rollatini is a meaty take on an Italian eggplant dish. In this recipe, slices of chicken are filled with cheese & zucchini then baked until golden.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 45 minutes



  • 1tspolive oil
  • 4clovesgarlic,chopped
  • cupszucchini,(1 medium), shredded
  • ¼cupromano cheese,or parmesan, + 2 tbsp
  • 3ozpart skim mozarella,shredded
  • salt and pepper,to taste
  • 24ozthin chicken cutlets,(8 pieces)
  • ½cupItalian seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 1lemon,juiced
  • 1tbspolive oil
  • salt and fresh pepper
  • olive oil non-stick spray


  1. Wash and dry cutlets, season with salt and pepper.  Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Lightly spray a baking dish with non-stick spray.

  2. In a large skillet, heat oil on medium-high heat. When hot, saute the garlic for 1 minute, or until golden. Add zucchini, ¼ cup Romano cheese, salt and pepper and saute for about 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Set aside to cool.

  3. When cool, add mozzarella cheese and mix to combine.

  4. Lay chicken cutlets down on a working surface and spread 3 tablespoons of the zucchini-cheese mixture on each cutlet. Loosely roll each one and keep seam side down.

  5. Combine breadcrumbs and remaining 2 tablespoons of Romano cheese in one bowl; in a second bowl combine olive oil, lemon juice, and pepper.

  6. Dip chicken in lemon-oil mixture, then in breadcrumbs and place seam side down in a baking dish (no toothpicks needed). Repeat with the remaining chicken. When finished, lightly spray with oil spray.

  7. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes. Serve immediately.


  • Calories: 290.95kcal
  • Fat: 18.59g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.42g
  • Trans Fat: 0.09g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 9.27g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.66g
  • Carbohydrates: 7.69g
  • Fiber: 0.99g
  • Sugar: 1.34g
  • Protein: 22.85g
  • Cholesterol: 67.12mg
  • Sodium: 339.93mg
  • Calcium: 131.60mg
  • Potassium: 300.34mg
  • Iron: 1.31mg
  • Vitamin A: 46.03µg
  • Vitamin C: 8.47mg
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