Cream Cheese Chicken Lasagna

  • 3 boneless, skinless, chicken breasts
  • 1 tsp chicken seasoning or 1 cube chicken bullion
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 6 “Oven Ready” lasagna noodles ( I use American Beauty brand)
  • 3 cups zero point marinara sauce. *see below for recipe or you can use store bought marinara or spaghetti sauce
  • 5 oz light mozzarella ( I use Trader Joe’s lite mozzarella)
  • 1 Tbsp Italian seasoning ( I use Daks salt-free Italian Blast)
  • 8 oz light cream cheese, softened.
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup non fat Greek or plain yogurt

Directions:

  1. In a crockpot pot add chicken breasts, bullion cube and water. Cook on low for 4 hours or until fully cooked. Shred chicken.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, chicken, softened cream cheese, egg, Greek yogurt, Italian Seasoning, and 3 oz of the light mozzarella. Mix well.
  4. In a 9 x 13 baking dish, spread 1/4 cup marinara sauce on bottom of baking dish.
  5. Cover with chicken mixture; top with 3 lasagna noodles. Repeat layers.
  6. Top with remaining sauce, 2 oz of life mozzarella cheese and sprinkle Italian seasoning on top.
  7. Cook for 30-35 minutes.

Servings: Makes 6 servings / 6 Freestyle smart points per serving

Notes:

Points can vary depending on the brand of ingredients used. The point value given is based off the recipe.

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Zero Point Marinara:

Ingredients:

  • 2 (14oz) can of Hunts 100% Natural no salt added diced tomatoes
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 2 Tbsp basil (you can also use 3 -4 fresh basil leaves, finely chopped)
  • 2 Tbsp oregano
  • 2 Tbsp minced dried onions or diced fresh onion
  • 1 Tbsp parsley
  • 1 Tbsp kosher salt
  • 1 Cup cold water

Directions:

  1. Pour canned tomatoes into a blender or food processor, blend for about 30 seconds until pureed and place in a sauce pan.
  2. Peel and mince the garlic cloves
  3. Add the garlic, minced dried onion, basil, oregano, parsley and kosher salt to the blended tomatoes
  4. Add 1 cup water and stir the sauce on medium heat for ten minutes.
  5. Use on Spaghetti squash, pizza and more.

Zero Point Marinara Servings: Makes 4 (1 cup) servings/ 0 points per serving

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