Easy Chicken Parmesan Casserole

Chicken Parmesan casserole

Here is another quick, easy, family favorite dinner idea!

If you have leftover chicken, rotisserie chicken, or some spare chicken breasts you want to use, this is a great recipe. Even my picky toddlers loved it. And what’s not to love about pasta and cheese?!

Easy Chicken Parmesan Casserole

Recipe by Becky BernsteinCourse: DinnerCuisine: ItalianDifficulty: Easy


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  • Box of pasta

  • Jar of marinara sauce (24 ounces)

  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

  • Precooked chicken, diced (2 cups)

  • 1/2 tsp Italian Seasoning

  • 1/2 cup Panko bread curmbs

  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder

  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • 2 tbsp melted butter


  • Preheat oven to 375 F.
  • Cook pasta al dente (according to package directions).
  • Mix topping ingredients in a separate dish: Panko, garlic powder, Parmesan, and melted butter. Set aside.
  • Toss cooked pasta, marinara sauce, Italian seasoning, and chicken.
  • Place pasta mixture in a casserole dish (9 x 9), spinkle mozzarella cheese, then top with topping mixture.
  • Bake for about 22-24 minutes or until bubbling and topping is browned.


  • You can use rotisserie chicken or you can cook 1-2 chicken breasts and shred in the instant pot. Or you can use whatever leftover chicken you have!
  • You can add chopped parsley to the topping mixture (my kids freak when they see green stuff so I left it off LOL).