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chicken parmesan recipe
Easy Chicken Parmesan Casserole
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 

Easy Chicken Parmesan Casserole recipe is the perfect weeknight meal. Made with marinara sauce, parmesan cheese, mozzarella cheese, and topped with crunchy croutons for the extra crunch. 

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: chicken parmesan, chicken parmesan casserole, easy chicken parmesan
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 523 kcal
Author: Chelsea
Ingredients
  • 16 oz penne pasta
  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 3 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 32 oz marinara sauce*
  • 1 cup parmesan cheese, divided
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 2 cups croutons, lightly crushed
Instructions
  1. Cook the pasta according to the directions of the back of the pasta package. Drain and set aside once finished. 

  2. While the pasta is cooking pound your chicken breasts into thin, even pieces. Season with Italian seasoning. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 

  3. Heat skillet over medium heat and add oil. Once the oil is hot, not smoking, add chicken breasts and cook for 5-6 minutes on each side or until cooked through. Slice into 1" chunks.  

  4. Mix the penne pasta, diced chicken, marinara sauce, 1/2 cup of parmesan cheese, 1 cup of mozzarella cheese together until combined in a large mixing bowl. Place mixture into a 9x13 casserole dish. 

  5. Add the remaining parmesan and mozzarella cheese on top of the mixture and bake for 30 minutes or until the cheese is melted. 

  6. Garnish with lightly crushed croutons and serve. 

Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Easy Chicken Parmesan Casserole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 523 Calories from Fat 252
% Daily Value*
Fat 28g43%
Sodium 1772mg77%
Carbohydrates 28g9%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 42g84%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.