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Nutrition Facts

Calories 557
  Calories from Fat 175 (31%)
(30%)Total Fat 20g
(17%)Saturated Fat 3g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 11g
(30%)Cholesterol 89mg
(55%)Sodium 1322mg
(30%)Potassium 1036mg
Total Carbohydrate 62g
(19%)Dietary Fiber 5g
Sugars 9g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(64%)Protein 32g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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Chicken Parmesan


  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil for frying (less if needed)

  • 1 egg

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts

  • 1 cup Italian-style bread crumbs

  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese

  • 1 tsp dried Italian herb mix

  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt

  • 1/2 tsp pepper

  • Sauce2 Tbs olive oil

  • 1/4 sweet onion, diced

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 pinch kosher salt

  • 1 28 oz can Italian tomatoes with basil flavor

  • 1 6 oz can tomato paste

  • 1 tsp dried Italian herb mix

  • 1 12 oz package pasta, cooked according to package directions

Comforting and saucy—fried chicken breasts sit atop spaghetti.


  • Preheat saucepan for sauce. Drizzle with 2 Tbs olive oil. Add onions and garlic and sauté until translucent. Add kosher salt. Add tomatoes, tomato paste, and herbs. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer.
  • Over medium heat, preheat around 1 inch of vegetable oil in a large skillet for frying the chicken.
  • Whisk the egg and dip chicken in eggs. Add bread crumbs, Parmesan, herbs, salt, and pepper to a large bowl. Dredge chicken in bread crumb mixture. Fry chicken until browned.
  • While chicken is frying and sauce is simmering, prepare pasta according to package directions. Drain pasta and add half of the sauce to the pasta.
  • Serve chicken over pasta, topped with more sauce. Add more Parmesan if desired.

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