Chicken Parmesan made with Yummy Dino Buddies is a quick dinner hack that your family will love! Today I’m sharing a dinner idea that is simple and easy, plus fun so that kids love it. My kids had a blast making these Yummy Dino Buddies with me then topping them with a little spaghetti sauce and Mozzarella cheese. We served them over spaghetti noodles for a quick dinner for busy nights. Perfect for back to school.
Serve your Dino Buddies Chicken Parmesan with steamed vegetables and you have an entire meal in thirty minutes that the kids are sure to eat! The best part is that Dino Buddies are nutritious and delicious so you can feel good about serving them to your family!
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Chicken Parmesan made with Dino Buddies is the perfect back to school meal! It’s ready in under 30 minutes and the kids are going to love it.
Back to school means that it’s time for juggling homework, band practice, soccer practice and so much more. This means little time to get a meal on the table and I know I’m always looking for more dinner ideas that are ready fast and that my kids enjoy!
My family loves Chicken Parmesan, but it takes time that’s why I came up with this easy dinner hack using my favorite Yummy Dino Buddies to make it quick and easy.
Easy Chicken Parmesan!
Simply prepare your Dino Buddies according to the package directions then top with spaghetti sauce and Mozzarella cheese. Pop them back into the oven to let the cheese melt then serve them over spaghetti noodles.
Then you have a quick Chicken Parmesan that the kids love. Best part about it is that you can feel awesome about making it because Dino Buddies are protein packed so they fill up your kids’ bellie’s to keep them happy and satisfied through all of their activities!
If your kids are restless, like mine, while you prepare dinner make sure to head on over to the Yummy Dino Buddies Facebook page where you can meet each of the Dinos and find fun content like coloring pages and quizzes for your kids to keep them entertained while you make dinner!
What you need to make Dino Buddies Chicken Parmesan!
If you’d rather skip my (very helpful, I think) tips and tricks, essential cooking info, and similar recipe ideas – and get straight to this delicious easy Chicken Parmesan recipe – simply scroll to the bottom of the page where you can find the printable recipe card.
- Yummy Dino Buddies
- Spaghetti Sauce
- Mozzarella Cheese
- Spaghetti Noodles
That’s right! Only four ingredients and 30 minutes. Perfect dinner idea for back to school routines.
How to make Dino Buddies Chicken Parmesan!
- Prepare Dino Buddies – Prepare Dino Buddies according to package directions. Remove from oven and top with spaghetti sauce then Mozzarella cheese. Place back in the oven for about two minutes or until Mozzarella cheese is melted.
- Prepare Spaghetti Noodles – Make the spaghetti noodles according to package directions with Dino Buddies are baking. Drain and reserve.
- Serve – Place spaghetti noodles on plate and top with a little more spaghetti sauce and then a few Chicken Parmesan Dino Buddies!
A meal with only three steps! You can’t beat that on busy nights!
Serve Dino Buddies Chicken Parmesan with Steamed Vegetables!
To complete this quick and easy meal I simply grab a bag of fresh vegetables to steam with them or frozen vegetables. You could also make these easy Roasted Vegetables too!
I love the fact that I usually have some type of vegetable on hand and my freezer is always stocked with Dino Buddies so if I’m in a pinch this meal is ready to go.
Back To School Dinner Made Easy!
If you are getting back into the routine of back to school dinners and activities this is the perfect meal to turn to.
Make sure you have Yummy Dino Buddies in your freezer along with a package of steamable vegetables.
Then you just need spaghetti noodles and spaghetti sauce in the pantry and Mozzarella cheese in your fridge.
I’m guessing you already have most, if not all, of these ingredients on hand so you are ready to make this quick and easy family friendly meal!
If you don’t have Yummy Dino Buddies grab them at a store near you. Make sure to check out their Store Locator and find the closest Dino Buddies near you!
Make sure to check out our favorite Dino Buddies with Mashed Potato Volcano for another family friendly meal!
Try it and love it? Rate it, please!!! 😋 Seriously though a five-star rating below will make my day! If you snap a photo, please be sure tag me on Instagram at @julieseatsandtreats or #julieseatsandtreats so I can see your yummy Dino Buddies Chicken Parmesan!!
I’m always looking for new easy dinner inspiration! Comment below and let me know how you simplify meal time and take the stress out of dinner while getting back into the routine of school nights!
Chicken Parmesan with Dino Buddies
- 16 Yummy Dino Buddies
- 1 c. spaghetti sauce
- 1/2 c. shredded Mozzarella cheese
- 8 oz spaghetti noodles
- Prepare Yummy Dino Buddies according to package directions. When they are done baking remove from oven top with 1/4 c. spaghetti sauce and Mozzarella cheese. Return to oven and baked 2 more minutes or until cheese is melted.
- While Dino Buddies are baking prepared spaghetti noodles according to package directions. Drain and reserve.
- Plate prepared spaghetti noodles on plates and top with Dino Buddies. Serve immediately.