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Easy Chicken Parmesan Casserole

Easy Chicken Parmesan Casserole
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 6
No fussy breading required here! This easy take on chicken Parm gets an upgrade with cheesy Panko breadcrumbs and a buttery crescent topping.
Updated August 5, 2016
Make With
Make With
Pillsbury Crescents

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 package (20 oz) boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces (about 3)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Italian cheese blend (6 oz)
  • 1 3/4 cups Muir Glen™ marinara sauce with Italian herbs
  • 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dough sheet
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup Progresso™ Panko Italian style crispy bread crumbs

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 12x8-inch (2-quart) baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cook and stir 6 to 7 minutes or until no longer pink in center. Remove chicken from skillet; add to baking dish. Sprinkle with shredded cheese.
  • 3
    In glass measuring cup, microwave marinara sauce covered on High 1 to 2 minutes or until heated through. Pour marinara sauce on top of cheese layer, spreading to cover cheese layer.
  • 4
    Remove dough from can in 2 rolled sections; do not unroll dough. Cut each roll into 4 slices; cut each slice into quarters. (If using dough sheet, remove dough from can; do not unroll dough. Cut roll into 8 slices, and cut each slice into quarters.)
  • 5
    Add Parmesan cheese and bread crumbs to 1-quart resealable food-storage plastic bag; add crescent pieces. Seal, and shake to coat. Arrange crescent pieces on top of chicken mixture; sprinkle with remaining Parmesan and bread crumbs.
  • 6
    Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until crescents are deep golden brown and completely baked through.

  • Use your favorite variety of marinara sauce to customize this dish.
  • Serve with additional grated Parmesan cheese, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
440
Calories from Fat
210
Total Fat
23g
35%
Saturated Fat
9g
46%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
85mg
29%
Sodium
940mg
39%
Potassium
200mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
25g
8%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
7g
Protein
33g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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