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chicken parm final w. broccoli

Baked Chicken Parmesan

a healthy alternative to breaded and fried chicken parm! 

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 299 kcal


  • 2.13 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • creole, salt, pepper (to lightly season chicken)
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 2 cups Classico Spicy Red Bell Pepper Sauce (or any low sugar you prefer)
  • 1 bag broccoli florets
  • 3/4 cup low fat shredded mozzarella cheese


  1. preheat oven to 450 degrees. line a baking dish with foil and coat lightly with cooking spray (for easy cleanup). I actually used two 13x9 baking dishes because there was so much chicken!

    chicken parm line baking dish with foil and spray
  2. lightly sprinkle chicken with creole, salt and pepper. flip chicken and repeat. place seasoned chicken breasts in baking dish. 

    chicken parm lightly season chicken breasts w. creole salt and pepper
  3. scatter 1 tbsp of minced garlic over chicken breasts. 

    chicken parm spread minced garlic over breasts
  4. place broccoli around chicken in baking dish (or cook separately according to package instructions - I think next time I will cook separately and season with pepper and a little creole seasoning)

    chicken parm place broccoli around the chicken
  5. cover chicken with sauce. 

    chicken parm cover chicken with sauce
  6. bake at 450 degrees for about 20 minutes or until internal temperature of chicken reaches 165 degrees. (time will depend on thickness of your chicken).

    chicken parm bake at 450 for 20 minutes
  7. with 5 minutes remaining on the timer, top with low fat shredded mozzarella cheese. 

    chicken parm w. 5 min left cover with cheese
  8. for a golden brown top, change oven to broil and cook on hi for about 1 minute or until you see cheese start to brown. (keep an eye on it!!)

    chicken parm broil for golden brown top
  9. serve with broccoli, spaghetti squash, cauliflower hash or any other healthy veggie! Enjoy! 

    chicken parm final serve w. broccoli spaghetti squash