Aldi Red Bag Cheesy Chicken Parm Casserole

Aldi Red Bag Cheesy Chicken Parm Casserole

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Ever rushed home with an Aldi red bag brimming with anticipation? I have, countless times! Today, it’s not just any staple – it’s the centerpiece for a scrumptious Cheesy Chicken Parm Casserole.

Aldi Red Bag Cheese Chicken Parm

One whiff, and you’re back in Mama’s kitchen, apron-clad, stealing tastes. It’s a dish packed with memories, warmth, and mouth-watering goodness.

Join me in this culinary adventure to transform Aldi’s Red Bag Chicken into a family dinner superstar.

History of the Dish

Unraveling the story of Aldi’s Red Bag Cheesy Chicken Parm Casserole calls for a dive into both Italian culinary history and the evolving landscape of modern convenience cooking. The centerpiece, Aldi’s Red Bag Chicken, is a cult favorite product renowned for its affordability, taste, and versatility.

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On the other hand, Chicken Parmesan traces its lineage back to the Parmigiana dish from Southern Italy, traditionally featuring a breaded meat cutlet smothered in tomato sauce and cheese. Melding these elements, enterprising home cooks birthed the Aldi Red Bag Cheesy Chicken Parm Casserole, an accessible and scrumptious twist on the Italian classic.

It layers Aldi’s crispy breaded chicken, marinara sauce, and a generous heap of melted cheese into a comforting casserole. As this dish continues its journey, countless variations appear, each adding a unique flair.

Yet, at its heart, it remains a harmonious fusion of time-honored tradition and modern convenience, embodying the essence of home cooking in the 21st century.

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What Can You Serve With Aldi Red Bag Cheesy Chicken Parm Casserole

Looking to elevate your Aldi Red Bag Cheesy Chicken Parm Casserole experience? I’ve got you covered! A zesty Caprese salad bursting with fresh tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil is a traditional Italian sidekick that sings alongside our cheesy hero.

Or, get creative with vibrant lemon-kissed asparagus for a crisp contrast. For pasta lovers, a twirl of spaghetti aglio e olio can’t be beaten, its simplicity of garlic and olive oil amplifying the casserole’s richness.

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Want to travel the flavor world?

A refreshing Greek tzatziki cucumber salad offers a tangy cool-down to balance the Chicken Parm’s hearty profile. These sides don’t just complement; they celebrate the main dish, making every meal a festive feast!

cheesy chicken parm ingredients


  • Aldi Red Bag Chicken – cooked, providing a tender and flavorful protein base.
  • Spaghetti – cooked and drained, serving as the dish’s foundation with a satisfying texture.
  • Red Pasta Sauce – adds a tangy, rich tomato flavor to complement the other ingredients.
  • Cheese Shreds – mozzarella & parmesan mix, offering a creamy, gooey, and slightly sharp taste.
  • Butter – provides a hint of richness and a smooth, velvety mouthfeel to the dish.

Preparation Instructions

Aldi red bag cooked chicken

Cook the chicken according to the package directions and set aside for later use.

combine the ingredients for cheese chicken parm

In a large pot, combine the hot-cooked spaghetti, butter, and sauce, stirring well to ensure an even distribution of flavors.

add cheese to spaghetti

Add 2 cups of cheese to the spaghetti mixture and mix thoroughly.

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and prepare a 13×9 baking dish by spraying it with nonstick cooking spray.

add ingredients to baking dish

Spread the spaghetti mixture evenly into the prepared baking dish, creating a delicious base for your dish.

add chicken to top of spaghetti

Arrange the cooked chicken pieces on top of the spaghetti mixture, ensuring even coverage.

Sprinkle the remaining cheese over the chicken, enhancing the dish with extra creaminess.

Bake cheesy chicken parm

Bake the casserole until heated and the cheese is melted, creating a harmonious blend of flavors and textures.

serve Aldi Red Bag Cheese Chicken Parm

Remove from the oven, serve to enjoy!

How to Switch This Up a Bit

Aiming for a twist on the Aldi Red Bag Cheesy Chicken Parm Casserole? Try adding roasted red bell peppers and spinach into the mix for a vibrant pop of color and an extra serving of veggies.

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Swap some cheese with crispy panko breadcrumbs, toasted lightly with garlic and butter for a fun texture contrast. If you’re a fan of spice, sprinkling red chili flakes will give this comforting dish a delightful kick.

These twists can make your casserole even more satisfying and personalized to your taste buds!


Leftovers from my Aldi red bag extravaganza—where should I store them?

Clear a cozy nook in your fridge for those Casserole leftovers! A sealed container should be their new home. Be sure to devour within 3-4 days for peak taste.

Can I freeze this cheesy wonder?

You bet! Wrap it snugly or stash it in a freezer-friendly container to prevent frosty foes. You’ve got a 3-month window for optimal enjoyment.

How do I reheat without losing the yum factor?

Crank up your oven to 350°F and warm it up for about 20 minutes. Alternatively, the microwave can work in a pinch – but watch out for the dreaded sog-factor!

Yield: 4 - 5 servings

Aldi Red Bag Cheesy Chicken Parm Casserole

Aldi Red Bag Cheesy Chicken Parm Casserole

One whiff, and you're back in Mama's kitchen, apron-clad, stealing tastes. It's a dish packed with memories, warmth, and mouth-watering goodness.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes


  • 1 bag Aldi red bag chicken, cooked (6 pieces)
  • 1 lb spaghetti, cooked & drained
  • 2 cups red pasta sauce
  • 2 ¼ cups cheese shreds - we used a mozzarella & parmesan mix
  • 2 tablespoons butter


Cook chicken per package directions - set aside.

In a large pot mix hot-cooked spaghetti, butter, and the sauce until well combined.

Mix in 2 cups of cheese.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees and prepare a 13 x 9 baking dish with nonstick spray.

Spread the mixture evenly into the baking dish.

Place cooked chicken on top.

Sprinkle on the remaining cheese.

Bake until heated through and the cheese is melted.

Serve and enjoy! 

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 639Total Fat: 36gSaturated Fat: 19gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 113mgSodium: 1160mgCarbohydrates: 47gFiber: 4gSugar: 8gProtein: 31g
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