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Lasagna Stuffed Chicken is all the flavors you love from lasagna stuffed inside a chicken breast and it’s smothered in cheesy, saucy goodness. What’s not to love?

Lasagna stuffed chicken breasts sliced in half, stacked on top of each other smothered in cheese and toppings.

The idea for this recipe popped in my head while on a girl’s trip to San Francisco with my friends from The Recipe Critic and Diethood. I rushed to make it as soon as I got home because I knew this would be a recipe to drool over. And it did not disappoint! This is the kind of chicken dish I could eat night after night after night.

I’ve written this recipe to make two chicken breasts. Since chicken breasts nowadays are pretty big, this may serve four people, depending on the appetite. But this recipe can also be easily doubled or tripled for families with more people and bigger appetites. I’m talking to the moms of teenagers here 🙂

Angled photo of lasagna stuffed chicken breast smothered in cheese and sauce on a red plate.

You can keep this dish low carb by serving it up with a salad, or serve it over some buttered noodles for a cheesy, saucy, carb overload. I won’t judge you either way. It’s so easy and so good, it makes the perfect weeknight dinner. And oh that cheese! I’m a huge fan.

If you like this recipe, you may also be interested in my recipe for The Most Amazing Lasagna. It is seriously the world’s best lasagna!

CHECK OUT MY OTHER STUFFED CHICKEN BREAST RECIPES:

Cajun stuffed chicken breast cut in half to show its stuffing.

Cajun Stuffed Chicken

Close up of a chicken breast stuffed with artichoke, bell pepper, cheese, and fennel.

Italian Stuffed Chicken

Chicken breast stuffed with cheese mushroom and bell peppers on a white plate.

Fajita Stuffed Chicken

Chicken breast cut in half to show the oozing cheese in it.

Stuffed Herbed Chicken Breasts

Watch the video below where I walk you through every step of this recipe, including how to butterfly chicken. I have a whole YouTube Channel with my own cooking show where I let you join me in the kitchen. You should check it out!

Lasagna Stuffed Chicken is all the flavors you love from lasagna stuffed inside a chicken breast and it's smothered in cheesy, saucy goodness. What's not to love?

Angled photo of lasagna stuffed chicken breast smothered in cheese and sauce on a red plate.
Lasagna Stuffed Chicken is all the flavors you love from lasagna stuffed inside a chicken breast and it's smothered in cheesy, saucy goodness. What's not to love?
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Ingredients
  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1 cup whole milk ricotta cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 3 teaspoons Italian seasoning divided
  • 2 cloves crushed garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella divided
  • 1 cup marinara sauce
  • Additional salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  • Butterfly chicken breasts and place into a lightly greased baking dish.
  • In a small mixing bowl, stir together ricotta cheese, egg, 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning, garlic, salt, and 1 cup mozzarella cheese.
  • Spoon about 1/4 cup of sauce onto one half of each chicken breast. Spread ricotta mixture on top of the sauce and fold chicken breasts over to close.
  • Drizzle remaining marinara sauce over chicken. Top with remaining mozzarella cheese. Sprinkle with remaining Italian seasoning and season with salt and pepper.
  • Bake in a 400 degree oven for 25-30 minutes, until chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees F.
Notes
This recipe can easily be doubled or tripled.

Nutrition

Calories: 440kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 45g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 188mg | Sodium: 1161mg | Potassium: 762mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1035IU | Vitamin C: 6.1mg | Calcium: 457mg | Iron: 2.3mg
Course: Main
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Lasagna Stuffed Chicken

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LL

4 stars
I found this to be excellent! And it is even keto friendly. I had leftover filling so I’m probably goo f to add it to some pasta for another meal. Oh and FYI I accidentally used 3 tablespoons of Italian seasoning instead of teaspoons and it was great. If made again, I wouldn’t change it.

Barbara J Wilson

I always add spinach and a pinch of nutmeg to my ricotta/mozz mixture. I may try this with that addition.

Don

4 stars
I really liked this recipe, I thought it was a bit heavy on the Italian seasoning for my taste, next time think I’ll halve it.

Jacqueline boykins

4 stars
I tried lasagna chicken and it was awesome

Can I use cottage cheese? Not a fan of the other. Love your recipes and videos……..thanks!!

ANnette

I’m cooking 12 breasts, should I increase cooking time to how long?

Debby

5 stars
Best chicken ever..loved it ..I will keep this recipe for sure..I made butter pasta and garlic bread to go with it … delicious ?

Marilyn bruno

I made it twice but found out I had to much stuff to put in my chicken breast so kept some for another day .very good

Amy

5 stars
After a long day at work, this is a quick meal to put together. My family loves it. It is so tasty!!

Esther

5 stars
made this tonight for my husband and was a hit. So we will have again

Hazzie

Made this on a cold, winter’s night and boy did it not disappoint. It was warm, cheesy, flavourful and comforting. Didn’t change a thing (except doubled the recipe for 4 chicken breasts). Will make this again!

Kim

5 stars
I made this today and it is delicious. It was so
Easy. Will definitely make again!

Shelitha

5 stars
I have never tried anything like this before, because I have always thought it would be too complicated. Boy was I wrong. It turned out perfect. I loved it. Even my children loved it, and they hardly ever love anything. I will definitely be preparing this entree again soon.

Julie Walters

5 stars
Best and easiest chicken recipe I’ve ever made! I actually received compliments on how good this was from the two guys I live with and cook for – that never happens – lol. Thank you so much for sharing. I will be making this dish on a regular basis for sure.

Max

Chicken thighs as a replacement for breasts? I find they have more flavor so prefer to use them.

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