Okay…so this one of those horrible for you, super comfort food dinners that you just have to give into every once in a while. Is it healthy? No way. Does it have a lot of pre-packaged ingredients? Yep. But it is SO good.
My mom made this every once in a while growing up and it was always a favorite of mine. After Kyle and I got married this was one of the first successful “home-cooked” meals that we made together (following the recipe on the index card my mom gave me to a tee). We’ve come along way in our cooking since those early days, but this dish will always be a classic comfort food fall-back recipe for our family.
- boneless, skinless chicken breasts
- Italian bread crumbs
- 1 egg
- 1 jar Alfredo sauce
- 1-2 small tomatoes
- fresh basil (dry will be fine if it’s what you have on hand)
- shredded monterey jack or mozzarella cheese
- Pound chicken slightly to flatten.
- Whisk egg to make an egg wash. Dip chicken in egg wash until covered.
- Put Italian bread crumbs (I like to use a mix of regular and panko) in a plastic bag.
- Place one chicken breast at a time into the bread crumb bag. Seal bag and shake to coat the chicken.
- Spray baking dish with cooking spray.
- Place chicken in the baking dish and bake for 15 minutes at 400 degrees.
- Take the dish out of the oven.
- Pour Alfredo sauce over chicken.
- Chop tomato and basil and place over chicken. Sprinkle shredded cheese on top.
- Bake another 15 minutes in 400 degree oven to finish.
Recipe from: Mom’s Kitchen