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Italian Chicken & Cheese

Italian Chicken & Cheese

This family favorite main dish is quick and easy to prepare.

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20 min
Prep Time
55 min
Total Time



8 (4-ounce) boneless skinless chicken breast halves


1/3 cup chopped onion

1 (6-ounce) can tomato paste

1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes with basil, garlic and oregano

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper


3/4 cup dried bread crumbs

1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter, melted

6 ounces (1 1/2 cups) shredded mozzarella cheese

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Place chicken into ungreased 13x9-inch baking dish or 3-quart shallow casserole.

  3. STEP 3

    Combine all sauce ingredients in bowl; spoon over chicken. Bake 30-40 minutes or until chicken reaches at least 165°F and juices run clear when pierced with a fork.

  4. STEP 4

    Combine bread crumbs, parsley and butter in bowl. Sprinkle cheese over chicken; top with bread crumb mixture. Continue baking 5-10 minutes or until chicken is fork tender and bread crumbs are browned.

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Tip #1

- To make ahead, prepare up to 24 hours before baking. Cover with plastic food wrap and refrigerate. Baking time may need to be increased 5-10 minutes.

Tip #2

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Nutrition (1 serving)

300 Calories
12 Fat (g)
80 Cholesterol (mg)
650 Sodium (mg)
18 Carbohydrates (g)
2 Dietary Fiber
30 Protein (g)
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