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5 Ingredient Baked Chicken Parmesan Pasta

This 5 ingredient baked chicken parmesan pasta dish is one that any household would love to eat.  And it's even perfect for a dinner party.  It's a take on a classic chicken pasta recipe everyone will love.  It's my take on a chicken parm, made all in one dish, with super minimal prep and a dinner with only 5 ingredients
4.5 from 4 votes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes


  • 1 1/4 cup water
  • 8 oz. pasta sauce 1 cup
  • 8 oz. penne pasta ziti will work as well
  • 1 lb. chicken 2 chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 2 oz. or 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese


  • Preheat oven to 425. Spray an 8x8 inch square baking dish with cooking spray.
  • Pour water and pasta sauce into the bottom of the baking dish and stir.
  • Add noodles. Make sure noodles are submerged in sauce/water mixture
  • Place raw chicken on top of noodles.
  • Cover chicken breasts with Panko breadcrumbs
  • Sprinkle a pinch of salt and pepper on top of breadcrumbs
  • Sprinkle cheese on top of everything
  • Bake at 425 for 35-40 minutes or until chicken reaches the correct internal temperature of 165 degrees


Serving: 1g | Calories: 440kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 115mg | Sodium: 591mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g