Thursday, July 25, 2013

Chicken Parmesan Casserole

Chicken Parmesan Casserole


What to gather:

2 - 3 chicken breasts (1 lb.)
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
salt and pepper
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 package thin spaghetti - cooked half way and drained
3 cups favorite spaghetti sauce

2 teaspoons basil - optional
8 oz. mozzarella or Italian cheese
1/4 cup parmesan cheese
2 cups garlic croutons

To do list:

Cut the chicken breasts into cubes. Season with the garlic powder, salt and pepper. Lightly brown the chicken in a frying pan, do not cook completely thru.
Add spaghetti sauce and basil to the pan. Set aside.
Cook the spaghetti until almost cooked. Drain. Put in a greased baking dish.
Top the spaghetti with the chicken mixture and sauce.
Top with half of the cheese.
Add croutons. Top with remaining cheese.
Bake for 30 - 40 minutes at 350 degrees until it begins to brown and is bubbly around the edges. Let sit for 5 minutes before serving.