Chicken Parmesan Casserole
2 lbs uncooked boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cubed
2 cloves garlic, minced
¼ t crushed red pepper flakes
¼ cup fresh basil, finely chopped
2 cups marinara/pasta sauce
1 ½ cups 2% reduced fat shredded mozzarella cheese
2 oz grated parmesan cheese
3.5 oz garlic croutons, roughly crushed, leaving some larger pieces
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly spray a 9 x 13 baking dish with cooking spray.
Place the chicken in the bottom of the dish in a single layer. Sprinkle the minced garlic, red pepper flakes and basil evenly over the chicken. Spread the sauce evenly across the top. On top of the sauce, sprinkle ¾ cup of the Mozzarella and one ounce of the Parmesan evenly across the dish. Sprinkle the crushed croutons across the top and follow with the rest of the cheese cheese.
Bake for 40-45 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.
Makes 8 servings. 8 WWP+ 303 calories