Light Chicken Parmesan

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.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 4
 

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

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LOCATION

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

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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.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
75mg
75%;
Sodium
500mg
500%;
Total Carbohydrate
9g
9%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
31g
31%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
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.