I just made this a few nights back for a little dinner party of four.  It seemed to be a huge hit, and we ate it all up!



4-6 large chicken breasts (how many ever will cover the size of your pan)
2 tablespoons olive oil
red pepper flakes
2 garlic cloves – crushed or you could use dried minced garlic.  whatever you have, will work
italian seasoning
1 bag shredded mozzarella cheese
1 cup shredded parmesan cheese
1 5 oz package of garlic croutons
2 cups marinara sauce


Preheat your oven to 350

in a large baking pan, cover the bottom with your olive oil and a very healthy sprinkling of crushed red pepper flakes.  I put a lot, and it added a nice kick.

layer your chicken breast in one layer on top of that.


Next, cover the chicken with your marinara sauce – I just used about 3/4th’s of the jar.
Then cover the marinara with a healthy sprinkling of your italian seasoning.  Fresh Basil would be delicious too – but I didn’t feel like getting any.
Cover that with half of your mozzarella and parmesan cheese.

Then you cover that with your package of croutons, and finally top with the rest of your cheese and you are ready to pop it in the oven!

bake for 35-45 minutes.  It depends on how thick your chicken breasts are.


I served it with a ceasar salad and a delicious meal was had by all!