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Quinoa Chicken Parmesan Recipe

Healthy Quinoa Chicken Parmesan

One of our favorite meal prep recipes, Healthy Quinoa Chicken Parmesan! This high protein dinner is easy to make and packed with flavor.
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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: healthy, quinoa chicken, quinoa chicken parmesan, quinoa parmesan
Servings: 10 Pieces
Calories: 226kcal
Cost: $7.10
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: healthy, quinoa chicken, quinoa chicken parmesan, quinoa parmesan
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 10 Pieces
Calories: 226kcal
Cost: $7.10

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Ingredients

  • 1 ½ Pounds Chicken Breast - 24 Ounces
  • 1 Cup Quinoa - 184g
  • 2 Cups Water - 16 Ounces
  • 1 Medium Red Onion
  • 3 Cloves Garlic - 1 ½ Teaspoons Minced Garlic
  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 Can Diced Tomatoes - 411g/14.5 Ounces No Salt Added
  • 1 Can Tomato Sauce - 425g/15 Ounces
  • ¼ Teaspoon Crushed Red Pepper
  • ¼ Teaspoon Lemon Pepper
  • ½ Teaspoon Oregano
  • ½ Teaspoon Basil
  • ½ Teaspoon Parsley
  • 1 Cup Mozzarella Cheese - 112g Fat Free or Reduced Fat
  • Cup Bread Crumbs - 30g Whole Wheat
  • ½ Cup Parmesan & Romano Cheese - 50g Grated

Instructions

  • Add your Quinoa and Water into stovetop pan
  • Bring the Quinoa to a boil
  • Turn your burn to Low heat
  • Let it simmer until all of your Water is absorbed
  • Remove it from the heat
  • Chop up your Red Onion and Garlic
  • Take out another stovetop pan, turn your burner on Medium heat, and add in your Olive Oil
  • Let the Olive Oil heat up
  • Add in your Red Onion and Garlic
  • Once those start to brown, turn your burner on Low-Medium heat
  • Add in your Diced Tomatoes, Tomato Sauce, Crushed Red Pepper, Lemon Pepper, Oregano, Basil, Parsley, Quinoa, and Chicken
  • Let that simmer for 5 minutes
  • Take out a baking dish and coat it with non-stick cooking spray
  • Add in half of your mix
  • Top that with ½ your Bread Crumbs, Mozzarella, and Parmesan
  • Add in the rest of your mix
  • Top again with the same ingredients and anything else you want
  • Cover with foil and cook on 375F/190F for 15 minutes
  • Remove foil and cook for another 15 minutes

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Notes

Calories in the WHOLE recipe:
  • Calories: 2256
  • Fat: 32g
  • Saturated Fat: 11g
  • Sodium: 4906mg
  • Carbs: 213g
  • Fiber: 27g
  • Sugar: 26g
  • Protein: 279g

Nutrition

Calories: 226kcal | Carbohydrates: 21.3g | Protein: 27.9g | Fat: 3.2g | Saturated Fat: 1.1g | Sodium: 490.6mg | Fiber: 2.7g | Sugar: 2.6g