Parmesan Chicken with Pasta Rags

Parmesan Chicken with Pasta Rags

Finally, a need for broken lasagna noodles! They're the tasty "rags" in a delicious Italian chicken dish.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

Chicken
3
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/2
teaspoon seasoned salt
3
tablespoons olive oil
1
tablespoon butter or margarine
1/2
cup Progresso® garlic herb bread crumbs
1/2
cup grated fresh Parmesan cheese
1 1/2
lb boneless skinless chicken breast halves or thighs
Pasta
8
oz uncooked lasagna noodles, broken into 2-inch pieces
1/4
cup olive oil
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1
box (9 oz) Green Giant® frozen chopped spinach, thawed, drained
1/2
teaspoon seasoned salt
1
cup cherry tomatoes, halved
2
tablespoons chopped fresh basil
Garnish, if desired
Fresh basil sprigs
Shaved Parmesan cheese
  1. Heat oven to 475°F. In shallow microwavable bowl, stir together 3 cloves garlic, 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt, 3 tablespoons oil and butter. Microwave uncovered on High 1 minute or until butter is melted; stir.
  2. In another shallow bowl, stir together bread crumbs and grated cheese. Coat chicken pieces with garlic mixture; coat with crumb mixture. Place in ungreased 15x10x1-inch pan.
  3. Bake about 20 minutes or until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut. Meanwhile, cook broken lasagna noodles as directed on package. Drain; cover to keep warm.
  4. In 10-inch skillet, heat 1/4 cup oil over medium-high heat until hot. Add 1 clove garlic; cook and stir 1 minute or until tender. Stir in spinach and 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt. Cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until spinach is cooked. Add cooked noodles, tomatoes and chopped basil; cook 1 to 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until hot. Serve pasta mixture with chicken. Garnish with basil sprigs and shaved Parmesan cheese.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Serve With
Serve with a crisp green salad and crusty rolls.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 790
    • (Calories from Fat 340),
  • Total Fat 38g
    • (Saturated Fat 9g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 120mg;
  • Sodium 1210mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 59g
    • (Dietary Fiber 6g,
    • Sugars 3g),
  • Protein 54g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 4 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 6 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 6 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 4;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.