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Chicken Lasagna Recipe

Chicken Lasagna

Prep Time 25 minutes Cook Time 30 minutes (plus 30 minutes cooling time)

Give your lasagna a chicken makeover.

What you'll need

  • 1 lb. ground chicken
  • 1 16oz. can tomatoes
  • 16 oz. low-fat cottage cheese
  • 1 6oz. can tomato paste
  • 6 oz. no-boil lasagna noodles
  • 6 oz. skim milk mozzarella, shredded
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1-1/2 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Helpful Tip:
  • Lasagna may be prepared ahead of time, covered and refrigerated overnight before baking.

Notes:

Serves 6

How to make it

  1. Heat a nonstick frypan over medium high heat. Add ground chicken and brown, stirring, about 6 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, put tomatoes, tomato paste, 1/2 tablespoon of the parsley, basil, and 1 teaspoon of the salt in a food processor and process 1 minute. Stir tomato mixture into ground chicken in pan and simmer over low heat for 20 minutes.
  3. While it cooks, mix the remaining tablespoon parsley, remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt, cottage cheese, egg and pepper in a small bowl.
  4. Spread the tomato-chicken mixture in the bottom of a shallow 2-quart baking dish. Place a layer of lasagna noodles over it, followed by a layer of the cottage cheese mixture, followed by a layer of mozzarella and Parmesan. Continue to layer in that order, topping with Parmesan when you finish.
  5. Bake at 375° F for 30 minutes. Let stand 30 minutes and cut into squares.

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