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Light Chicken Parmesan

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 20 min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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Progresso® Italian Style Bread Crumbs provide a simple addition to this delicious chicken sprinkled with cheese – a wonderful Italian-style meal ready in just 20 minutes.

Ingredients

1
cup spaghetti sauce
4
boneless skinless chicken breast halves
3
tablespoons Progresso™ Italian Style Bread Crumbs
1
tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
1
tablespoon margarine or butter, melted
1/4
cup shredded reduced-fat 6-cheese Italian-recipe blend cheese
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Steps

  • 1 Heat spaghetti sauce in small saucepan over low heat until thoroughly heated. Cover to keep warm.
  • 2 Meanwhile, place 1 chicken breast half, boned side up, between 2 pieces of plastic wrap or waxed paper. Working from center, gently pound chicken with flat side of meat mallet or rolling pin until about 1/4 inch thick; remove wrap. Repeat with remaining chicken breast halves.
  • 3 In shallow bowl, combine bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese and margarine; mix well. Add chicken breast halves; turn to coat.
  • 4 Spray large nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Heat over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken; cook 4 to 6 minutes or until fork-tender and juices run clear, turning once.
  • 5 To serve, place cooked chicken on serving platter; sprinkle with shredded cheese. Pour warm spaghetti sauce over chicken; sprinkle with parsley.
  • 1 Heat spaghetti sauce in small saucepan over low heat until thoroughly heated. Cover to keep warm.
  • 2 Meanwhile, place 1 chicken breast half, boned side up, between 2 pieces of plastic wrap or waxed paper. Working from center, gently pound chicken with flat side of meat mallet or rolling pin until about 1/4 inch thick; remove wrap. Repeat with remaining chicken breast halves.
  • 3 In shallow bowl, combine bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese and margarine; mix well. Add chicken breast halves; turn to coat.
  • 4 Spray large nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Heat over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken; cook 4 to 6 minutes or until fork-tender and juices run clear, turning once.
  • 5 To serve, place cooked chicken on serving platter; sprinkle with shredded cheese. Pour warm spaghetti sauce over chicken; sprinkle with parsley.

Expert Tips

Use mozzarella cheese instead of the Italian-recipe blend cheese.

The six-cheese Italian-recipe blend includes natural mozzarella, smoked provolone, parmesan, Romano, fontina and Asiago cheese.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Cholesterol
75mg
25%
Sodium
500mg
21%
Total Carbohydrate
9g
3%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
0g
0%
Protein
31g
31%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1/2 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 4 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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