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Skinny Easiest Chicken Parmesan

Skinny Easiest Chicken Parmesan
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 4

This Chicken Parmesan is lighter and healthier than the traditional version, but just as flavorful, filling and fresh as the original. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

Tomato Sauce

1
cup crushed tomatoes
1
teaspoon Italian seasoning
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

Pasta

4
oz uncooked multigrain angel hair pasta
1
cup low-sodium chicken broth, warmed

Chicken

8
oz uncooked chicken breast tenders (not breaded)
1
teaspoon olive oil
1/8
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1
cup fresh basil leaves, shredded
2
tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese

Steps

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  • 1
    In 1-quart saucepan, heat Tomato Sauce ingredients over medium-low heat. Simmer 5 to 7 minutes to combine flavors. Remove from heat; cover to keep warm.
  • 2
    Heat 4-quart saucepan two-thirds full of water to boiling over medium-high heat. Add pasta; cook and drain as directed on package. Return to pan; add chicken broth, and toss to coat.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, in large bowl, toss chicken, olive oil, salt and pepper.
  • 4
    Heat 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until browned. Turn; cook 2 to 3 minutes to brown other side.
  • 5
    Divide pasta among 4 plates. Sprinkle with basil. Top each with one-fourth of the chicken; drizzle with tomato sauce. Sprinkle with Parmesan. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

  • For an extra pop of green, stir 2 cups baby spinach leaves into the pasta before plating.
  • Substitute chicken breast for the chicken tenders. You may need to increase the cook time to make sure the chicken is cooked through.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
7%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
40mg
13%
Sodium
420mg
17%
Potassium
370mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate
25g
8%
Dietary Fiber
3g
13%
Sugars
2g
Protein
20g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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