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Quick Chicken Parmesan


  • 12 ounces frozen grilled chicken breast strips (about 3 cups)
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons dry red wine or chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/3 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/3 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • Hot cooked pasta


  • 1. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add chicken strips; cook and stir 5-8 minutes or until heated through. Remove from pan.
  • 2. In same skillet, combine tomatoes, tomato paste, wine, oil, Italian seasoning, garlic and sugar; bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 10-15 minutes to allow flavors to blend, stirring occasionally.
  • 3. Stir in chicken. Sprinkle with cheeses; cook, covered, 1-2 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Serve with pasta.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup (calculated without pasta): 248 calories, 9g fat (3g saturated fat), 86mg cholesterol, 739mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 3g fiber), 28g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 2 fat.


Average Rating:
  • Elena
    Oct 29, 2018
    What about leave out the garlic in the pasta?
  • sunnid1965
    Jan 19, 2018

    To lpugh9 - How can you give this recipe a "3" star when you changed the ingredients and " didn't cover the pan " ? It was your own mistake, not the recipe ..... !!! Really ?

  • lpugh9
    Oct 2, 2017

    For me the sauce was a little too thick, I should have covered the pan while simmering. I didn't think the sauce had a lot of flavor maybe because I used the chicken broth instead of the red wine. I don't plan to make it again.

  • JackieG818
    Jan 9, 2017

    The sauce is delicious. My husband loved it and says this recipe is definitely a keeper.

  • mickel6830
    Sep 29, 2015

    This meal was awesome, the family and i love pasta/meat meals. I did use the dry red wine (Big California Cab.Sav.) and used less of the sugar and the Italian seasoning. Thank you for your first pasta meal.

  • annrms
    Dec 2, 2014

    I love this sauce!!! It is very tasty and light. I made this with leftover cooked turkey instead of the grilled chicken. I doubled the sauce to use some on the pasta. Definitely a keeper. Thank you!

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