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Moms 30 Minute Chicken Parmesan Easy Recipe

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Today I am sharing my mom’s 30 Minute Chicken Parmesan Easy Recipe. We are really making and effort to eat heathy 90% of the time so this chicken parmesan recipe is made with low sugar tomato sauce and fresh mozzarella. Mozzarella is a low fat cheese and great if you are watching your calories and fat intake. Of course, in moderation.

Low Sugar Red Sauce Chicken Parmesan Fresh Mozzarella Chopped Spaghetti

I always tenderize the chicken with a meat tenderizer to help the meat cook more evenly and quicker. 

Once the chicken was tenderized, I added a small amount of low sugar tomato basil sauce to a baking pan and then added the chicken on top. 

30 Minute Chicken Parmesan Easy Recipe

Low Sugar Red Sauce Chicken Parmesan Fresh Mozzarella Chopped Spaghetti

Low Sugar Red Sauce Chicken Parmesan Fresh Mozzarella Chopped Spaghetti

Moms 30 Minute Chicken Parmesan Easy Recipe

Jessica Bruno
Mom's 30 minute bake time Chicken Parmesan Easy Recipe with low sugar tomato basil sauce and fresh mozzarella
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Servings 2 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 3 chicken breasts
  • 1/2 - 3/4 jar low sugar tomato basil pasta sauce I used 6g sugar sauce
  • fresh mozzarella
  • parsley
  • garlic salt
  • pepper

Instructions
 

  • 3 chicken breasts
  • tenderize with meat tenderizer
  • cover bottom of bake safe dish with sauce
  • place chicken breasts in plan (on top of sauce)
  • add 1/2 jar of sauce on top of chicken
  • top with sliced mozzarella
  • Sprinkle parsley on top
  • Bake 375 - 25-30 minutes or until chicken is not pink inside

My son loves pasta and while this is not the healthiest, I do like a small portion with any Italian meal. Have you guys tried the frozen veggie pasta noodles? I love them!

They look like pasta and have the same texture except they are made from cauliflower.

It’s a great alternative to regular pasta. 

Low Sugar Red Sauce Chicken Parmesan Fresh Mozzarella Chopped Spaghetti

Related: Mom’s chicken and dumplings 

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My mom’s 30 minute chicken parmesan came out delicious and the chicken was so juicy.

I also think tenderizing the chicken allows the tomato juices to get inside the chicken and helps make it flavorful. 

I would love any ideas for healthy chicken recipes that are fairly quick and easy. A friend of mine gave me a recipe with shredded chicken and peanut oil. I am thinking that would be really good with the veggie spaghetti or noodles. You can find more of our healthy balanced living page. 

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  1. Mmm, that chicken does look delicious! I’ve been wondering about trying a meat tenderizer to make our chicken breasts cook better and not turn out dry. We like using a low sugar sauce too. It’s nice that they have some heart healthy choices now.