Main Dishes

Baked Quinoa Crusted Chicken Parmesan

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The ingredients in this dish stay true to an authentic chicken parmesan recipe, but you feel like you're having a completely new experience with it. Adding more protein and crunch to the chicken parmesan, the quinoa is much more beneficial to health than breadcrumbs. Also, baking the dish instead of frying it saves many fat grams and calories.

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4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
salt
pepper
1/4 cup flour
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 1/2 cups cooked quinoa (1/2 cup dry cooked with 1 cup water)
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
1 cup mozzarella, grated
1 cup marinara sauce
2 tablespoons fresh basil, torn
Preheat the oven to 400°. Season both sides of the chicken with salt and pepper. Mix the cooked quinoa with the Italian seasoning in a bowl. Dredge the chicken in the flour, then egg, then the quinoa and...
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Nutritions

Calories
670

Sodium
1479mg
61% DV

Fat
22g
34% DV

Protein
52g
105% DV

Carbs
55g
18% DV

Fiber
7g
30% DV
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The most delicious Italian Meatloaf (Polpettone) stuffed with Taleggio cheese and wrapped in crispy pancetta. This main dish looks so impressive making it perfect for special occasions. It's juicy, delicious and packed with flavour. Served with a simple tomato sauce.

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The most delicious Italian Meatloaf (Polpettone) stuffed with Taleggio cheese and wrapped in crispy pancetta. It's juicy, easy and delicious!