Recipe courtesy of Linda Gassenheimer

Chicken Parmesan, Pasta and Broccoli

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 40 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook: 20 min
  • Yield: Yield: 4 servings
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Olive oil spray

1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast, visible fat removed

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

1 cup low-sugar, low-fat pasta sauce

1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan

Pasta and Broccoli:

4 ounces whole wheat spaghetti (1 cup uncooked)

4 cups broccoli florets (8 ounces)

1 tablespoon, plus 1 teaspoon olive oil


  1. Set a medium-size nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Spray with olive oil, and brown the chicken 2 minutes on each side. Season each cooked side with salt and pepper. Add the pasta sauce and let simmer for 4 minutes. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, cover with a lid, and let sit 1 minute. Divide between 4 plates and serve with the pasta and broccoli.

Pasta and Broccoli:

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil and add the pasta. Cook 5 minutes, add broccoli, and continue to cook 4 minutes. Drain and toss with olive oil; season with salt and pepper.