Chicken Parmesan Casserole

September 22, 2016

Simple ingredients, minimal work, big flavor results – that’s my kind of recipe.





Chicken parmesan is such a delicious dish, but it also requires a bit of work. Looking to speed up the process, I decided to use the same flavorful ingredients and simply layer them in a casserole – it all goes to the same place, right? See the video above for a quick tutorial.

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Layers of juicy chicken, bright spinach, robust marinara, and sharp parmesan are topped with crispy bread crumbs to create a delicious, healthy, and easy dish that is sure to please even your pickiest eaters.
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Chicken Parmesan Casserole

Serves: 4

Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 12 oz. pre-cooked chicken, chopped
  • 2 generous handfuls of spinach
  • 16 oz. marinara sauce (2 cups)
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese (or dairy-free alternative)
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese (or dairy-free alternative)
  • 1/3 cup panko breadcrumbs (gluten free, if desired)
  • 1 tsp. dried parsley
  • olive oil
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Directions:

  1. Preheat your oven (or toaster oven) to 350 degrees.
  2. Spray an 8×8 baking dish with cooking spray (I use my misto).
  3. In a small bowl, mix together parmesan, panko, and parsley.
  4. Layer ingredients into dish in the following order: chicken, spinach, marinara, mozzarella, crumb mixture. (See the video above for a quick tutorial.)
  5. Drizzle the top with olive oil or spray (I use my misto).
  6. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until top is golden and cheese has melted.
  7. Enjoy!




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4 Comments

  • Reply Tinese Harris September 23, 2016 at 4:04 pm

    This is a new recipe that I really want to try! It looks amazing♥!

  • Reply Dawn September 23, 2016 at 5:10 pm

    I pinned this for later. It looks so yummy.

    • Reply Paula's Plate September 26, 2016 at 12:13 pm

      Hooray! I hope you enjoy, Dawn. Thanks for stopping by:)

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