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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.
Serves: 8
Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 65 min

Ingredients

12-16 pieces whole wheat lasagna noodles
1 tbsp olive oil
1 cup onions, diced
1 clove garlic, minced
1 lb extra lean ground chicken
1/2 cup parsley, fresh, chopped
1 can (796 mL) crushed tomatoes
1 can tomato paste
1/2 cup parsley, fresh, chopped
1 tsp oregano, dried
1 tsp basil, dried
1/2 tsp hot red chili pepper flakes
2 cups cottage cheese, 1% MF
2 cups mozzarella cheese, grated
1/2 cup Romano cheese, grated
2 eggs, medium
1 cup parsley, fresh, chopped
1/8 tsp nutmeg, ground
1/2 cup parsley, fresh, chopped

Food Safety

Before you start, wash all surfaces and your hands with soap and warm water, and remember to wash your hands, utensils and cutting boards after they touch raw meat or eggs. Avoid cross-contamination by using a different cutting board for your meat and other ingredients. Make sure you’re cooking to safe temperatures and chilling any leftovers within two hours. For more food safety tips, visit our Food Safety at Home Section.

Steps

  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 9×13" 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
Calories500
Protein38 g
Fat19 g
Saturated Fat5 g
Carbohydrate47 g
Fibre10 g
Sugar6 g
Cholesterol110 mg
Sodium660 mg
Per 350 g serving % Daily Value
Potassium25
Calcium35
Iron30
Vitamin A45
Vitamin C50
Vitamin B618
Vitamin B1239
Folate20
Zinc21