Traditional Chicken Parmesan gets a healthier makeover with this baked version. Chicken is lightly coated in a mix of breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese and baked, rather than fried. Substitute regular pasta for spiralized sweet potatoes (sweet potato noodles) for a punch of Vitamin A. Keep the skin on the potatoes for added nutrients!

Baked Chicken Parmesan with Sweet Potato Noodles

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Baked Chicken Parmesan with Sweet Potato Noodles
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    Servings 6 Prep Time 10minutes
    Cook Time 30minutes
    Servings 6 Prep Time 10minutes
    Cook Time 30minutes
    Traditional Chicken Parmesan gets a healthier makeover with this baked version. Chicken is lightly coated in a mix of breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese and baked, rather than fried. Substitute regular pasta for spiralized sweet potatoes (sweet potato noodles) for a punch of Vitamin A. Keep the skin on the potatoes for added nutrients!

    Katie's Tip

    Katie's Tip

    Katie's Tip

    Katie's Tip

    Katie's Tip

    Sweet potatoes are a low glycemic index [GI] food, which release glucose slowly into the bloodstream, making them a safe food for individuals with diabetes.
    Katie is the Official Registered Dietitian of Produce for Kids, mom of three and author of MomtoMomNutrition.com
    Sweet potatoes are a low glycemic index [GI] food, which release glucose slowly into the bloodstream, making them a safe food for individuals with diabetes.
    Katie is the Official Registered Dietitian of Produce for Kids, mom of three and author of MomtoMomNutrition.com
    Ingredients
    • 6 (4 oz.) boneless, skinless chicken breasts
    • 3 tablespoons (plus 1 Tbsp.) olive oil
    • 1/2 cup seasoned breadcrumbs
    • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
    • 3/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
    • 6 tablespoons low-sodium marinara sauce
    • 2 pounds sweet potatoes, spiralized
    • 2 tablespoons Marie’s® Garlic Parmesan Italian dressing
    • fresh basil, for garnish
    Directions
    1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Spray baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.
    2. Combine breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese on a plate. Brush chicken with 3 Tbsp. olive oil and dip into breadcrumb mixture, pressing breadcrumbs into chicken.
    3. Place chicken on prepare baking sheet and bake 25 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through. Remove chicken from oven. Add 1 Tbsp. marinara and 1 ½ Tbsp. mozzarella on top of each chicken breast. Return to oven and bake 5 minutes, or until cheese melts.
    4. Meanwhile, heat 1 Tbsp. oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add sweet potato noodles and cook 5 minutes, or until noodles soften. Add dressing and toss until noodles are well coated.
    5. Serve chicken with sweet potato noodles.
    Nutritional Value
    Calories 425, Fat 14g, Protein 31g, Carbohydrates 41g, Fiber 6g, Sugar 9g, Sodium 433mg, Calcium 195mg, Iron 3mg
    Baked Chicken Parmesan with Sweet Potato Noodles
    Tags , ,
      Servings 6 Prep Time 10minutes
      Cook Time 30minutes
      Servings 6 Prep Time 10minutes
      Cook Time 30minutes
      Traditional Chicken Parmesan gets a healthier makeover with this baked version. Chicken is lightly coated in a mix of breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese and baked, rather than fried. Substitute regular pasta for spiralized sweet potatoes (sweet potato noodles) for a punch of Vitamin A. Keep the skin on the potatoes for added nutrients!

      Katie's Tip

      Katie's Tip

      Katie's Tip

      Katie's Tip

      Katie's Tip

      Sweet potatoes are a low glycemic index [GI] food, which release glucose slowly into the bloodstream, making them a safe food for individuals with diabetes.
      Katie is the Official Registered Dietitian of Produce for Kids, mom of three and author of MomtoMomNutrition.com
      Sweet potatoes are a low glycemic index [GI] food, which release glucose slowly into the bloodstream, making them a safe food for individuals with diabetes.
      Katie is the Official Registered Dietitian of Produce for Kids, mom of three and author of MomtoMomNutrition.com
      Ingredients
      • 6 (4 oz.) boneless, skinless chicken breasts
      • 3 tablespoons (plus 1 Tbsp.) olive oil
      • 1/2 cup seasoned breadcrumbs
      • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
      • 3/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
      • 6 tablespoons low-sodium marinara sauce
      • 2 pounds sweet potatoes, spiralized
      • 2 tablespoons Marie’s® Garlic Parmesan Italian dressing
      • fresh basil, for garnish
      Directions
      1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Spray baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.
      2. Combine breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese on a plate. Brush chicken with 3 Tbsp. olive oil and dip into breadcrumb mixture, pressing breadcrumbs into chicken.
      3. Place chicken on prepare baking sheet and bake 25 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through. Remove chicken from oven. Add 1 Tbsp. marinara and 1 ½ Tbsp. mozzarella on top of each chicken breast. Return to oven and bake 5 minutes, or until cheese melts.
      4. Meanwhile, heat 1 Tbsp. oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add sweet potato noodles and cook 5 minutes, or until noodles soften. Add dressing and toss until noodles are well coated.
      5. Serve chicken with sweet potato noodles.
      Nutritional Value
      Calories 425, Fat 14g, Protein 31g, Carbohydrates 41g, Fiber 6g, Sugar 9g, Sodium 433mg, Calcium 195mg, Iron 3mg

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