Holly Clegg is sharing her easy chicken parmesan recipe with us today as featured in her cookbook, KITCHEN 101: Secrets to Cooking Confidence– easy, quick dinners for the busy person.
Easy Chicken Parmesan
Chicken Parmesan is one of those favorite family Italian recipes, but who has time to make the traditonal time-intensive recipe? With my one-dish version of chicken parmesan, you can easily whip up this casserole style dish. Wait until you smell the aroma of this easy chicken parmesan recipe cooking in the oven. Each bite with robust marinara, oozing cheese and crunchy croutons will win your family over in minutes. Serve with angel hair pasta and use leftovers for a sandwich the next day, if you have any leftovers that is!
Easy Chicken Parmesan Recipe
This Italian favorite turns into an easy and effortless one-dish chicken parmesan recipe with layers of chicken, marinara, cheese and topped with crunchy croutons.
Makes 8 servings
Easy Chicken Parmesan Ingredients
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon minced garlic
2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast cutlets pounded thin
2 cups marinara sauce
1 tablespoon dried basil leaves
1 1/4 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 (5-ounce) package garlic croutons
Easy Chicken Parmesan Directions
1. Preheat oven 350°F.
2. In 3-quart oblong baking dish, mix oil and garlic. Lay chicken breasts on top. Cover with marinara and sprinkle with basil.
3. Sprinkle with half mozzarella, all Parmesan, all croutons and remaining mozzarella. Bake 40 minutes or until chicken is done.
Nutritional info per serving:
Calories 346, Calories from Fat 39%, Fat 15g, Saturated Fat 4g, Cholesterol
84mg, Sodium 724mg, Carbohydrates 19g, Dietary Fiber 1g, Total Sugars 3g,
Protein 33g, Dietary Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable, 4 lean meat, 1/2 fat
Guest post by Holly Clegg. With over 1 million cookbooks sold, Holly Clegg has become an culinary expert on easy, healthy and practical recipes through her best- selling trim&TERRIFIC® cookbook series, including the more targeted health focused cookbooks, Diabetic Cooking with the American Diabetes Association, Eating Well Through Cancer and Eating Well to Fight Arthritis. Clegg has appeared on Fox & Friends, NBC Weekend Today, QVC, The 700 Club, USA Today, Web MD and The Huffington Post. She also has a phone application, Mobile Rush-Hour Recipes. For more information, visit www.hollyclegg.com or http://thehealthycookingblog.