Lasagna With Chicken And Ricotta Cheese

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It is not possible to eat bland food at all times while losing weight. But care must be taken that when the diet is slightly relaxed, the recipe must remain nutritious to compensate for marginally higher calorie intake.
Most people love pasta. But pasta at restaurants is strictly forbidden during a diet. Fear not because you can easily make it at home filled with all the goodness that only your own kitchen can provide. Although it is ideal to use ricotta cheese you could go ahead and use any soft cheese such as Cheddar which is more commonly available.

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Pasta has long been a favorite food item in the world. We love them not only because they are tasty dishes but also because it makes our job easier. These are easy dishes to prepare and assemble. Besides,the pasta can be accompanied with to several seasonings and accompaniments. You can daily make pasta your main course. However, be aware that fresh homemade pasta is more suitable for our health than the ones you find at the market, well packaged and very spicy.Per small bowl (100 grams) lasagna has 130 calories with 7 grams of protein and only 5 grams of fat.

Ingredients for Lasagna With Chicken And Ricotta Cheese

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 200 grams lasagna
 500 grams cooked chicken breast, cut into pieces
 1/2 cup light cream
 Three medium tomatoes cut into pieces
 Two cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
 100 g light grated gruyere
 200 g ricotta
 Olive oil
 Chopped basil
 Salt and pepper

Method for Lasagna With Chicken And Ricotta Cheese

  • chicken lasagna4 Heat 2 tbsp. olive oil in a pan
     Brown garlic and chicken until brown.
     Add the fresh tomatoes, liquid cream, chopped basil, salt, and pepper, then let it saute for 2 minutes.
     Remove from the fire and let it cool.
     Beat the ricotta in a bowl until it is creamy.
     Preheat the oven to 180° C.
     Lightly oil a baking dish and place lasagna evenly at the bottom.
     Cover with a layer of the chicken mixture, a layer of ricotta and a new layer of lasagna.
     Repeat until all the ingredients are gone, ending with a layer of ricotta.
  •  Sprinkle with grated gruyere cheese and salt and pepper.
    Since you will make your own pasta, do it according to your personal taste. I add a little bit of cinnamon though I guess most will not like that. You can add spices and other ingredients that will have dramatic effects, not only on the flavor but also on the appearance of your pasta, especially on the color.

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