Chicken Lasagna Roll Ups

Chicken Lasagna Roll Ups

This lighter, healthier version of traditional lasagna is a welcome addition to the dinner table. Serve with crusty bread and a Caesar salad.

Ingredients

  • Serves: 8
  • Prep Time:
  • Cook Time:
  • 12-16 pieces whole wheat lasagna noodles
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil
  • 1 cup (250 mL) onions, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 lb (0.5 kg) extra lean ground chicken
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) parsley, fresh, chopped
  • 1 can (796 mL) crushed tomatoes
  • 1 can tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) parsley, fresh, chopped
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) oregano, dried
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) basil, dried
  • 1/2 tsp (2.5 mL) hot red chili pepper flakes
  • 2 cups (500 mL) cottage cheese, 1% MF
  • 2 cups (500 mL) mozzarella cheese, grated
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) Romano cheese, grated
  • 2 eggs, medium
  • 1 cup (250 mL) parsley, fresh, chopped
  • 1/8 tsp (0.5 mL) nutmeg, ground
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) parsley, fresh, chopped
  1. Cook whole-wheat lasagna in unsalted water according to package directions.

  2. Heat oil in a large non-stick pan and sauté onion and garlic until tender. Add ground chicken and break up with a wooden spoon sautéing until cooked through. Make sauce by adding ½ cup of parsley, onion, garlic, crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, oregano, basil and red pepper flakes with chicken, cover and simmer 20 minutes.

  3. Blend cottage cheese, 1 cup (250 mL) shredded mozzarella, grated Romano cheese, eggs, 1 cup of parsley and nutmeg. Spread cheese evenly on lasagna strips and roll.

  4. Pour ½ the sauce in the bottom of a 9x13" lasagna pan; arrange lasagna rolls seam side down in pan; top with remaining sauce, mozzarella cheese and ½ cup (125 mL) parsley. Cover and bake at 350°F (175°C) for 45 minutes.

Nutrition Info

  • Per 350 g serving Amount
  • Calories 500
  • Protein 38 g
  • Fat 19 g
  • Saturated Fat 5 g
  • Carbohydrate 47 g
  • Fibre 10 g
  • Sugar 6 g
  • Cholesterol 110 mg
  • Sodium 660 mg
  • Per 350 g serving % Daily Value
  • Potassium 25
  • Calcium 35
  • Iron 30
  • Vitamin A 45
  • Vitamin C 50
  • Vitamin B6 18
  • Vitamin B12 39
  • Folate 20
  • Magnesium 16
  • Zinc 21

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