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Chicken Parmesan With Pasta

 
One serving costs about $2.4

$2.40 per serving

4 people like this recipe

4 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

4 lunch,main course,main dish,dinner Mediterranean,Italian,European
spoonacular Score:74%

Spoonacular Score: 74%

 

If you want to add more Mediterranean recipes to your repertoire, Chicken Parmesan With Pasta might be a recipe you should try. This recipe makes 4 servings with 671 calories, 46g of protein, and 17g of fat each. For $2.4 per serving, this recipe covers 32% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. It works well as a main course. Head to the store and pick up angel hair pasta, garlic powder, vegetable oil, and a few other things to make it today. It is brought to you by spoonacular user tulpje. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 45 minutes. Try Chicken Parmesan Pasta, Chicken Parmesan Pasta, and Chicken Parmesan Pasta for similar recipes.

Chicken Parmesan on the menu? Try pairing with Barbera Wine, Chianti, and Montepulciano. When chicken is paired with tomato sauce and cheese, it can handle a light or medium bodied red wine. Since this is an Italian-American dish, we went for Italian wines. The Scott Harvey J&S Reserve Barbera with a 5 out of 5 star rating seems like a good match. It costs about 55 dollars per bottle.

Scott Harvey J&S Reserve Barbera

A blend of the Spinetta Vineyard and Vineyard 1869 of the Shenandoah Valley of Amador County, California. Earthy aromas with hints well-aged leather. Fruit forward, rich full flavors expressing both the varietal and the Amador Terroir. This complex wine has notes of strawberry, cherry and pepper with a bright center finishing with vanilla and spice.

» Get this wine on Amazon.com

Ingredients

Servings:
some
some angel hair pasta
angel hair pasta
some
some breadcrumbs
breadcrumbs
2
2  chicken breasts
chicken breasts
1
1  egg
egg
1 cup
1 cup flour
flour
1.5 tsps
1.5 tsps garlic powder
garlic powder
1 cup
1 cup low fat shredded mozzarella cheese
low fat shredded mozzarella cheese
some
some red pasta sauce
red pasta sauce
some
some salt and pepper
salt and pepper
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps vegetable oil
vegetable oil
some angel hair pasta
some
angel hair pasta
some breadcrumbs
some
breadcrumbs
2  chicken breasts
2
chicken breasts
1  egg
1
egg
1 cup flour
1 cup
flour
1.5 tsps garlic powder
1.5 tsps
garlic powder
1 cup low fat shredded mozzarella cheese
1 cup
low fat shredded mozzarella cheese
some red pasta sauce
some
red pasta sauce
some salt and pepper
some
salt and pepper
2 Tbsps vegetable oil
2 Tbsps
vegetable oil

Equipment

baking sheet
baking sheet
sauce pan
sauce pan
frying pan
frying pan
bowl
bowl
oven
oven
pot
pot
baking sheet
baking sheet
sauce pan
sauce pan
frying pan
frying pan
bowl
bowl
oven
oven
pot
pot


Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Start with cutting your chicken breasts into halves. Season both sides of your chicken with salt and pepper, then dredge each breast in flour. Be sure to coat each side and the edges.
  3. Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. In a small sauce pan, warm your pasta sauce.
  5. Lightly beat 1 egg in a bowl. Put about 1 cup of bread crumbs in another bowl and season with a little garlic powder. Take your floured chicken and dip into the egg wash, coating all over, then into the bread crumbs. Bread all four chicken breasts.
  6. Put the chicken into the skillet and cook for three minutes on each side, or until golden brown on each side. Remove the chicken to a baking sheet. Finish the chicken in the 350 degree oven for 10-15 minutes. {Depending on how thick your chicken breasts, add more or less time.}
  7. In a large pot, boil the water needed for your pasta. We used angel hair which only takes 3-5 minutes to cook. But if youre using a penne or something denser youll need more time for the pasta.
  8. Pull the chicken out and top with mozzarella cheese, put back into the oven to melt the cheese.
  9. Plate the pasta first, topped with chicken and the cover with sauce. If youre feeling zesty add a little fresh shaved Pecorino-Romano or grated Parmesan cheese!

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $2.40
Ingredient
some angel hair pasta
some breadcrumbs
2 chicken breasts
1 egg
1 cup flour
1.5 teaspoons garlic powder
1 cup low fat shredded mozzarella cheese
some red pasta sauce
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
Price
$0.48
$0.16
$4.01
$0.24
$0.17
$0.14
$2.37
$1.93
$0.11
$9.59

Tips

Health Tips

  • Many people will tell you to remove the skin on your chicken to cut down on fat. This is true, but if you like the taste, leave it on! You're only gaining a little fat for a lot of flavor. Plus, a little over half of the fat in chicken skin is monounsatured fat (that's a heart-healthy kind) and the notion that saturated fat is unhealthy is being questioned too. So in our opinion: dig in, skin and all!

  • You can easily swap half of the white flour in most recipes for whole wheat flour to add some fiber and protein. It does result in a heavier dough, so for cookies, cakes, etc., you might try swapping in whole wheat pastry flour.

  • You can easily replace regular noodles with whole wheat noodles to add a little extra fiber, protein, vitamins, and minerals to this dish. Just don't make the mistake of assuming that because the pasta is whole wheat, you can eat as much as you want. The calories and the effect on your blood sugar is not so drastically different!

  • If you're following a gluten-free diet, be sure to find a brand of gluten-free breadcrumbs.

  • get more health tips

Price Tips

  • If you find meat (especially grassfed and/or organic meat!) on sale, stock up and freeze it. Ground meat will stay good 3-4 months, while steaks, chops, etc., will be fine for at least 4 months.

Cooking Tips

  • The best method for cooking pasta is pretty controversial, but most sources seem to reach a consensus. Check out our lesson on how to cook pasta in the academy.

  • If you normally rinse your chicken?stop! You could be spreading bacteria around your kitchen and it isn't really necessary.

Green Tips

  • Choose pasture-raised chicken if it is available. If it is not at your supermarket, visit a farmers' market and ask around.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
670 Calories
45g Protein
17g Total Fat
81g Carbs
27% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
670
34%

Fat
17g
27%

  Saturated Fat
9g
62%

Carbohydrates
81g
27%

  Sugar
7g
9%

Cholesterol
131mg
44%

Sodium
1235mg
54%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
45g
92%

Selenium
92µg
132%

Vitamin B3
16mg
82%

Phosphorus
582mg
58%

Vitamin B6
1mg
56%

Manganese
0.98mg
49%

Vitamin B1
0.51mg
34%

Vitamin B2
0.56mg
33%

Potassium
1053mg
30%

Calcium
284mg
28%

Vitamin B5
2mg
26%

Folate
104µg
26%

Iron
4mg
26%

Magnesium
98mg
25%

Copper
0.43mg
21%

Fiber
5g
20%

Zinc
3mg
20%

Vitamin E
2mg
16%

Vitamin A
759IU
15%

Vitamin C
9mg
12%

Vitamin B12
0.59µg
10%

Vitamin K
6µg
6%

Vitamin D
0.42µg
3%

covered percent of daily need

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