Chicken Parmesan Casserole
2 Tbspolive oil
2 clovegarlic, crushed
·red pepper flakes, to taste
5-6chicken breast, skinless, boneless
2 cmarinara sauce
1/4 cbasil, fresh
8 ozmozzarella cheese, low-fat
4 ozparmesan cheese, fat-free
1batch of homemade croutons, see recipe for homemade garlic croutons
How to Make Chicken Parmesan Casserole
- 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.
- Recipe for Homemade Garlic Croutons:
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.