LASAGNA STUFFED CHICKEN

LASAGNA STUFFED CHICKEN
Lasagna stuffed chicken is a tasty way to get your lasagna fix without eating a bunch of carbs! Skip the noodles and stuff your lasagna right inside a chicken breast. Low carb and family friendly, too!
How to make mozzarella stuffed chicken breast:
First, you’ll want to slice into your chicken using a sharp knife. Place one hand on top of the chicken breast to hold it steady and use the other hand to carefully cut a deep pocket into the side of the chicken.
Drizzle chicken with a little olive oil and then season with some Italian seasoning and garlic powder.
Next, you’ll want to prepare your filling.
Ricotta, mozzrella, parsley – all of the good stuff from a lasagna is going into this filling.
Fill the chicken with the cheese mixture and then spread some marinara on top.
I use Rao’s marinara (affiliate link) pretty exclusively these days. It’s the lowest carb marinara I’ve found, but more than that it’s actually the best tasting. I was using Rao’s before I was watching carbs, so I was pretty excited to see that it was also keto friendly.
Pop this into a 375 degree oven for about 30 minutes and then pull it out and pile on some mozzarella.
What to serve with this lasagna stuffed chicken: 
This chicken is rich and hearty, so I like to keep my side dishes simple.
A side salad with my homemade ranch dressing goes with pretty much everything.
Zoodles covered in a little marinara or tossed in garlic butter are a great option.
Steamed broccoli goes great with this as well!
Lasagna Stuffed Chicken
This cheesy chicken recipe tastes like a plate full of lasagna. It's stuffed with a mixture of ricotta and mozzarella and topped off with marinara and more cheese.
Please note the nutrition information is based on 1 full chicken breast - none of us ate a full chicken breast as this is very filling and rich.
Per serving: 374 calories, 18 g fat, 50 g protein, 5 g carbs, 1 g fiber = 4 net carbs
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 3 servings
Calories 374 k cal

Ingredients
  • 3 large chicken breasts about 6 ounces each
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Italian seasoning divided
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt divided
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups grated mozzarella divided
  • 2 tablespoons parsley
  • 1/2 cup marinara
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray a 9x13 baking dish with non-stick spray.
  2. Place the chicken on a cutting board and use a sharp knife to cut a deep pocket into the side of each breast. 
  3. Drizzle chicken with olive oil and season with 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning, garlic powder, and 1/2 teaspoon of salt. 
  4. Add the ricotta, 1/2 cup of mozzarella, parsley, and remaining 1 teaspoon of Italian seasoning and 1/2 teaspoon of salt to a mixing bowl and stir well to combine. 
  5. Stuff the ricotta mixture into each chicken breast and place the chicken in the prepared dish.
  6. Spoon the marinara evenly over the chicken breasts.
  7. Bake for 30 minutes and then sprinkle the remaining 1 cup of mozzarella over the top of the chicken. Continue baking for 5 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.
  8. Serve immediately with additional parsley sprinkled on top, if desired.
  9. recipe source: https://thatlowcarblife.com/lasagna-stuffed-chicken


LASAGNA STUFFED CHICKEN LASAGNA STUFFED CHICKEN Reviewed by maxicode on September 24, 2018 Rating: 5
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