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Tasty Mozzarella Chicken

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.

Makes

6 servings

This amazingly easy chicken dish is sure to be a family favorite after just one taste. Try tomato and basil spaghetti sauce, garlic and herb or whatever you have on hand. -Nancy Foust of Stoneboro, Pennsylvania

Ingredients

  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2/3 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1 envelope onion soup mix
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (5 ounces each)
  • 1-1/2 cups spaghetti sauce
  • 1 can (7 ounces) mushroom stems and pieces, drained
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Directions

  1. In a shallow bowl, beat egg and water. In another shallow bowl, combine the bread crumbs, soup mix and pepper. Dip chicken in egg mixture, then coat with crumb mixture.
  2. Place in a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 22-25 minutes or until a thermometer reads 170°.
  3. In a small bowl, combine spaghetti sauce and mushrooms; spoon over chicken. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake 5-7 minutes longer or until sauce is bubbly and cheese is melted.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 302 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 102mg cholesterol, 924mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 37g protein.

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