(Recipe) Chicken Parmigiana with Italian Seasonings

Chicken with Parmesan cheese seems to be a consistent hit. See how popular this heart healthy recipe is at your place.

Ingredients

½ cup plain bread crumbs (unseasoned)
3 tablespoons Parmesan cheese
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
½ teaspoon garlic powder
1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1 egg, beaten
1 cup tomato sauce *
¾ cup part-skim mozzarella cheese, shredded

Instructions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Combine the bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, Italian seasoning and garlic powder in a shallow bowl. Dip each chicken breast in the beaten egg, and then roll in the bread crumb mixture.

Place chicken on a cookie sheet. Bake for 10 minutes. Turn the chicken over and bake another 10 minutes.

Spoon tomato sauce over chicken. Sprinkle cheese over the top. Bake for about 3 minutes until the cheese is melted.

Serve with your favorite steamed vegetables or a salad.

Nutritional Information

Servings: 4

270 calories per serving
8 g fat
120 mg cholesterol
744 mg sodium *
16 g carbohydrate
2 g fiber
32 g protein

* Reduce sodium further in this recipe by using no-salt-added tomato sauce.

Source: Create Your Plate Cookbook

Meet the Author

Heather Klug, MEd RD is a registered dietitian and cardiac educator at the Karen Yontz Women's Cardiac Awareness Center inside Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center in Milwaukee, WI.

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