Ooey, gooey, and bursting with flavor, this lasagna stuffed chicken recipe is filling and hearty! You’ll enjoy the tastiness of lasagna and perfectly baked chicken all in one delicious comfort food recipe.
• 2 chicken breasts
• 1 cup whole milk ricotta cheese
• 1 egg
• 3 teaspoons Italian seasoning, divided
• 2 cloves crushed garlic
• ½ teaspoon salt
• 2 cups shredded mozzarella, divided
• 1 cup marinara sauce
• Additional salt and pepper, to taste
1️⃣ Butterfly chicken breasts and place into a lightly greased baking dish.
2️⃣ In a small mixing bowl, stir together ricotta cheese, egg, 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning, garlic, salt, and 1 cup mozzarella cheese.
3️⃣ 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.
4️⃣ Drizzle remaining marinara sauce over chicken. Top with remaining mozzarella cheese. Sprinkle with remaining Italian seasoning and season with salt and pepper.
5️⃣ Bake in a 400 degree oven for 25-30 minutes, until chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees F.