Whole30 Low Calorie Chicken Parmesan

Mathew Rosenburg

Mathew Rosenburg

about 1 year ago

This Whole30 approved chicken parmesan is a healthier version of the classic Italian dish. It's low in calories and packed with flavor, making it the perfect dinner option for those following a Whole30 diet.

Cooking Time

45 minutes

Serving Size

4 servings

Nutrition Per Serving

Cal

320

Protein

40g

Fat

14g

Sat Fat

2g

Carbs

9g

Chole

130mg

Fiber

3g

Sugar

3g

Sodium

600mg

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1/2 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup almond milk
  • 1/2 cup marinara sauce
  • 1/2 cup shredded dairy-free mozzarella cheese
  • Fresh basil, chopped, for garnish

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • In a shallow dish, mix together almond flour, nutritional yeast, garlic powder, onion powder, dried basil, dried oregano, sea salt, and black pepper.
  • In another shallow dish, whisk together egg and almond milk.
  • Dip each chicken breast into the egg mixture, then coat in the almond flour mixture, pressing the mixture onto the chicken to ensure it sticks.
  • Place the chicken breasts on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the coating is crispy.
  • Remove from the oven and spoon marinara sauce over each chicken breast.
  • Sprinkle shredded mozzarella cheese over the top of each chicken breast.
  • Return to the oven and bake for an additional 5-10 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  • Garnish with fresh chopped basil before serving.

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