chicken parmesan casserole

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Missy Wimpelberg
from Franklin, TN

My daughter and I were playing in the kitchen and wanted to make something different, so here you go. This is a wonderful dish. Very easy to make, as my daughter is 13 and she made it all. It is a fun twist on an old favorite. Enjoy!!

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 8-10
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For chicken parmesan casserole

  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2 clove
    garlic, crushed
  • red pepper flakes, to taste
  • 5-6
    chicken breast, skinless, boneless
  • 2 c
    marinara sauce
  • 1/4 c
    basil, fresh
  • 8 oz
    mozzarella cheese, low-fat
  • 4 oz
    parmesan cheese, fat-free
  • 1
    batch of homemade croutons, see recipe for homemade garlic croutons

How To Make chicken parmesan casserole

  • 1
    preheat oven to 350 degrees. Coat a 13 * 9 glass baking dish with the olive oil, then add garlic and brush to coat entire pan. Sprinkle some of the red pepper flakes to taste. Then place chicken in pan. Then pour marinara sauce over chicken. Then sprinkle half of the mozzarella and the parmesan cheese over sauce. Then add homemade croutons. Then add remaining mozzarella and parmesan cheese. Bake for approx. 30 minutes, maybe longer if you use larger breast. Your meat should read 155 degrees.
  • 2
    Recipe for Homemade Garlic Croutons: italian bread butter garlic salt parsley Butter both sides of the bread and sprinkle with garlic salt and parlsey (both sides). Then cube butter bread into approx. 1 inch cubes and place on baking sheet. Bake at 300 degrees for 30-45 minutes. Stirring every 15 minutes.
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