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4.72 from 35 votes

Lasagna Stuffed Chicken

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 Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Lasagna Stuffed Chicken
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 440kcal

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.

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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