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Homemade Italian Chicken

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1 hour


6 servings

My family was rather skeptical the first time I served this, but I knew it was a hit when they quickly asked for seconds! I especially like serving this to company, since I can visit with my guests while it bakes.
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  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (2-1/2 to 3 pounds), cut up
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3-3/4 cups spaghetti sauce
  • 1/2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup sliced ripe olives
  • 2/3 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Cooked spaghetti


  1. Place chicken in a 13x9-in. baking pan. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 40 minutes; drain. 
  2. Sprinkle chicken with Parmesan cheese. Combine spaghetti sauce, mushrooms and olives. (If sauce is thick, add water.) Pour over chicken; bake for another 20 minutes or until chicken is done. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese; return to oven just until cheese melts. Serve with spaghetti.

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