Yield: 4 servings
3/4 c tomato juice
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 ts Salt
1 ds pepper
1/2 8 oz container of cottage cheese
2 whole large chicken breasts; skinned, boned & halved
2 oz mozzarella cheese
1 ea italian seasonings
About 1 1/4 hrs prior to serving in a 1 quart saucepan over medium heat
heat tomato juice, garlic, salt, pepper, & 1/2 teaspoon italian seasoning, bring to boil
reduce heat & simmer for 10 mins stirring occasionally.
On cutting board, with mallet or dull edge of french knife, pound chicken pieces to about 1/4 inch thickness, set aside.
In a small bowl combine cottage cheese & 1/8 tsp of italian seasoning.
Spoon cheese mixture on to centers of breasts, leaving 1/2 inch edge all around From a narrow end roll each, jelly roll fashion; secure with tooth picks.
In the bottom of 10 x 6 inch pan spoon 1/2 of tomato juice mixture
then arrange chicken seam side down,
spoon remaining tomato juice mixture over chicken rolls, top with mozzarella.
Bake at 350°F for 45 minutes or until chicken is tender.
remove tooth picks, spoon pan juices over chicken