Baked Italian Chicken Smothered

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So delicious and best of all it is an easy, quick recipe for busy week nights, or anytime that one does not feel like cooking. 


  • 4 large chicken breasts
  • 3/cup sour cream (175 mL)
  • 6 tbsp Parmesan cheese (90 mL)
  • 2 tsp Italian seasoning (10 mL)
  • 1 tsp arrowroot powder, OR (5 mL)
  •   cornstarch
  • 1 tsp minced garlic (5 mL)
  • 1 tsp salt (5 mL)
  • 1/tsp black pepper (2 mL)
  • 1 cup shredded Mozzarella cheese (250 mL)
  • 1 tsp dried parsley (5 mL)


Preheat the oven to 375°F (180°C).

Pat chicken breasts dry with paper towels.  Place in 2 qt (2L) casserole dish.  In small bowl, combine sour cream, 4 tbsp (60 mL) Parmesan cheese, Italian seasoning, arrowroot powder, minced garlic, salt and black pepper.

Top chicken breasts with sour cream mixture, shredded Mozzarella cheese, 2 tbsp (30 mL) Parmesan cheese and parsley.  Bake 40 minutes, plus, until no pink remains when one cuts through a large chicken breast.

Yield:  4 servings

1 serving

244.8 calories

32.6 g protein

10.4 g fat

0.2 g fiber

3.5 g net carbs

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