Lasagna Stuffed Chicken

Ingredients:

  • 5 boneless Chicken breasts
  • 1 egg
  • 15 ounces of Ricotta cheese
  • 2 tsp garlic minced
  • 2 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 2 ½ cups Mozzarella cheese, shredded and divided (1 ½ and 1 cup)
  • 1 ½ cup marinara, (divided, into 1 cup and ½ cup)
  • Grated parmesan cheese for garnish
  • Freshly chopped parsley for garnish

Instructions:
FIRST STEP:
Preheat the oven to 400*
Make a slit in each chicken breast without cutting all the way through
SECOND STEP:
In a mixing bowl combine the ricotta cheese, egg, Italian seasoning, garlic, salt and pepper, and 1 ½ cups of the mozzarella cheese. Stir to combine well.

Using a spoon, spread marinara on the inside of the slit, both top, and bottom
THIRD STEP:
Spoon a large spoonful of the ricotta mix into the slit of each piece of chicken
Fold the top section back over the bottom section of chicken

FOURTH STEP:
Spoon more marinara over each chicken breast
Sprinkle the remaining mozzarella cheese over the tops of the chicken
FIFTH STEP:
Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until the chicken is done, temperature reading of 165*
Garnish with fresh chopped parsley and another sprinkle of Parmesan cheese.
Serve with a salad or roasted vegetables!
Enjoy!

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