Sunday, February 26, 2012

Marvelous Monday's!!!!

Happy Marvelous Monday! Here is an easy recipe for Parmesan Chicken. I am not personally a fan of breaded chicken with spaghetti sauce and noodles. So we make this one! Serve it with a baked potato and a salad and you have a classy, but easy meal!

Parmesan Chicken

2 chicken breasts, boneless, skinless

6 T butter, melted

3T. bread crumbs

½ c. grated parmesan cheese

Dash of garlic salt

Dash of paprika

¼ c. parsley

Dip chicken in butter, shake remaining ingredients in a baggie. Add chicken and shake till coated. Butter a baking dish. Add chicken.

Bake @ 350* for 1 ½ hours

Sunday Dinners

Sunday Home cooked dinners! Today was Italian day... Looking for an easy way to make Lasagna? Here it is... You can not beat this .. Slow Cooker Lasagna!~ Put it together the night before and plug it in the AM... Yes, a taste of homes recipe that I tweaked!!! Mangia!~

  • Prep: 25 min. Cook: 4 hours
  • Yield: 6 Servings


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 Jar Prego spaghetti sauce, or your own homemade
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 package (8 ounces) no-cook lasagna noodles
  • 4 cups (16 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1-1/2 cups (12 ounces) 4% cottage cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese


  • In a skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Drain. Stir in the spaghetti sauce, water, salt and oregano.
  • Spread a fourth of the meat sauce in an ungreased 5-qt. slow cooker. Arrange a third of the noodles over sauce (break the noodles if necessary). Combine the cheeses; spoon a third of the mixture over noodles. Repeat layers twice. Top with remaining meat sauce.
  • Cover and cook on low for 4-5 hours or until noodles are tender. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts1 serving (1 slice) equals 482 calories, 20 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 84 mg cholesterol, 1,317 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 38 g protein.

Originally published as Slow Cooker Lasagna in Quick Cooking January/February 2000, p27