This Chicken Parmesan recipe is easy, simple, and classic. Choose your favorite pasta and pasta sauce recipe.

Chicken Parmigiana with Pasta
Makes 8 servings


8 Chicken Cutlets (may use breaded chicken tenders for ease)
1 Egg, slightly beaten
2 oz Skim Milk
1 cup Breadcrumbs
1 Tbsp Canola Oil
2 Tbsp Favorite Pasta Sauce
1/4 cup Mozzarella cheese, shredded
Pasta of choice


  1. Dip chicken cutlets into egg with milk, then dip into breadcrumbs.
  2. In a large frying pan add a small amount of oil. Quickly fry cutlets turning once.
  3. Layer cutlets in shallow baking pan.
  4. Spread 1 teaspoon of pasta sauce on each cutlet, sprinkle with ½ Tbsp cheese.
  5. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes or until cheese melts.
  6. Serve with your favorite pasta and sauce along with sautéed spinach.”

Modification (Gluten-Free)
1. Use a Gluten-Free Chicken Cutlet.
2. Use a Gluten-Free Pasta Sauce.

Nutrition Facts. Yields: 8 servings. Analysis per Serving: Calories (kcal) 262; Protein (g) 38; Carbohydrates (g) 7; Total Dietary Fiber (g) 0; Total Sugars (g) 1; Added Sugar (g) 0; Fat (g) 8; Saturated Fat (g) 2; Cholesterol (mg) 139; Calcium (mg) 58; Potassium (mg) 462; Sodium (mg) 687

Meal Planning

1/3 cup Raisin Bran
1 small Banana
1 cup Skim or Soy Milk
Coffee, Tea, Water

2 cup Mixed Greens
1/3 cup Black Beans
1/4 cup Diced Tomatoes
1/4 cup Diced Onions
1/2 cup Salsa
10 (1 oz) Tortilla Chips, baked, low-fat
Water/Unsweetened Beverage

4 oz Chicken Parmesan
1/3 cup Pasta
1/4 cup Pasta Sauce
1/2 cup Spinach
Water/Unsweetened Beverage

Plan Snacks throughout the day. Add an endless salad to any meal or snack.
The Fat-free Vinaigrettes are free to consume.
1 Apple, sliced with
1 Tbsp Peanut Butter
8 Cashews
1 cup Skim or Soy Milk

Daily Nutrition Facts: Calories (kcal) 1229; Protein (g) 81; Carbohydrates (g) 173; Total Dietary Fiber (g) 24; Total Sugars (g) 75; Added Sugar (g) 2; Fat (g) 28; Saturated Fat (g) 6; Cholesterol (mg) 148; Calcium (mg) 883; Potassium (mg) 3332; Sodium (mg) 2503

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