Healthy cheesy chicken

Heather Disarro

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Creamy, cheesy chicken was never this healthy. Greek yogurt is a surprise ingredient in this go-to chicken dish, upping the protein and the flavor without all the fat!

healthy cheesy chicken

Healthy cheesy chicken

Serves 4

Ingredients:

  • 4 (6 ounce) chicken breasts
  • 1/3 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup plain breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Spray a baking pan with nonstick spray.
  2. Place all 4 chicken breasts in the prepared pan.
  3. In a small bowl, stir together all ingredients except the breadcrumbs.
  4. Spread the yogurt mixture evenly on top of all 4 chicken breasts.
  5. Sprinkle the breadcrumbs evenly across the chicken breasts.
  6. Bake for 20-25 minutes until the chicken is cooked through and the breadcrumbs are golden brown.
  7. Let sit for 5 minutes before serving.
  8. Serve hot.

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Heather Disarro
Heather is the writer behind the food blog, Heather’s Dish, and the coordinator of the beauty blog, Faces of Beauty. She and her husband live at the base of the Rocky Mountains in the Denver metro area and are constantly active, especially with their two crazy lab mixes Bunker and Keira. They had their first baby, Weston, in March 2012 and have been boundlessly blessed by him every day of his life. You can find more at Heather’s personal blogs, Heather’s Dish and Faces of Beauty or send her a tweet at @heathersdish.