Quick Chicken Parmesan Casserole


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When I saw this easy take on the classic Chicken Parmesan over at Food Wishes, I knew I had to give it a try!!  I love making my own sauce, the flavor is amazing and it doesn’t take that long!

The croutons or crackers in this recipe soak up some of the sauce on the bottom but stay nice and crispy on top creating a delicious crust!  This easy casserole was a huge hit with my whole family!

Chicken Parmesan Casserole

Servings 4 servings
Author Holly

Ingredients

  • 8 oz rotini or penne
  • 24 oz marinara sauce or pasta sauce, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 2 cups cooked chicken shredded or diced
  • 14.5 oz diced tomatoes canned, well drained (optional)
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tablespoon parsley fresh
Topping
  • 2 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1/3 cup Panko bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon parsley fresh
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup shredded parmesan cheese

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Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.

  2. Mix all topping ingredients together. Set aside.

  3. Cook pasta al dente according to package directions. Toss with 2 cups pasta sauce, Italian seasoning, chicken, diced tomatoes and parsley. 

  4. Place in a 9x9 dish or 2QT casserole dish and top with mozzarella cheese. Sprinkle topping over cheese.

  5. Baked 23-25 minutes or until golden and bubbly and topping is browned.

Nutrition Information
Calories: 561, Fat: 18g, Saturated Fat: 7g, Cholesterol: 77mg, Sodium: 1353mg, Potassium: 1070mg, Carbohydrates: 60g, Fiber: 6g, Sugar: 12g, Protein: 39g, Vitamin A: 28.9%, Vitamin C: 29.2%, Calcium: 43.3%, Iron: 27.5%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

This recipe was inspired by Food Wishes

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Holly is a wine and cheese lover, recipe creator, shopping enthusiast and self appointed foodie. Her greatest passion is creating in the kitchen and making deliciously comforting recipes for the everyday home cook!

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