Chicken Spinach Lasagna – Low Calorie

chicken spinach lasagna low calorie

I’ve been ignoring the pack of lasagna resting in my kitchen cabinet and staring at me every single day. If I opened that pack, hell will let loose and I’ll be making that full of guilt lasagna I’ve been craving for.

chicken spinach lasagna 1I went to my office and thought about a recipe, which includes lasagna sheets, but go easy on the waist. Since I’m particular about flavor, I had to mix and match many ingredients in my head, and at last I found it!

chicken spinach lasagna 3This version of Spinach and chicken lasagna, is creamy, smells awesome, and tastes so good to be low in calorie.

You can use parboiled lasagna sheets, which I prefer, since parboiled won’t take much of your sauce. But you can use the no boil lasagna sheets too. The ramekins I’ve used were individual sizes, and was 3″ deep.

chicken spinach lasagna 2

The best way to check if your baking pan/ramekin’s size is suitable, place two sheets next to each other, or if using individual ramekin just see if the bottom can fit one sheet.

So let’s get this lasagna baking!


Chicken spinach lasagna

Serves 2. One serving 430 calories

 
6 par boiled lasagna sheets (7.5″x3.5″)

120 gm boneless chicken breast cut in small cubes

1 cup spinach chopped (can use frozen)

2 teaspoons olive oil

2 tablespoons chopped spring onions

1 tablespoons chopped green pepper

1 tablespoon all purpose flour

Black pepper grounded or powder

1/2 teaspoon Thyme

Salt to taste

2 cups low fat milk

2 tablespoons mozzarella shredded

2 garlic cloves minced


- Preheat oven to 356F/180C.

- In a hot pan, add olive oil, and the chicken. Stir for two minutes on medium high heat.

- Add the flour and stir for one minute.

- Add the spinach and stir for two minutes.

- Add the garlic, green pepper, and spring onion. Stir for two minutes.

- Add the milk and keep on stirring, when the sauce start to thicken, reduce heat and season the sauce with black pepper, salt, and thyme.

- Grease the ramekin.

- Place lasagna sheet in this order: Lasagna sheet, the sauce, lasagna sheet, sauce, lasagna sheet, sauce. Top with mozzarella cheese.

- Bake in the oven for 20 – 30 minutes.   


 

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8 Comments on Chicken Spinach Lasagna – Low Calorie

  1. Medeja
    16/01/2014 at 8:05 pm (7 months ago)

    How do you make it look so beautiful? :) Chicken, spinach and mozzarella.. sounds yummy!

    Reply
    • munatycooking
      17/01/2014 at 5:51 am (7 months ago)

      Thanks Medeja, I love spinach and chicken and that makes me get creative at times ;)

      Reply
  2. Rosa
    17/01/2014 at 11:34 am (7 months ago)

    A great combination! Defibitely something I’d love to eat.

    Cheers,

    Rosa

    Reply
  3. Nami | Just One Cookbook
    17/01/2014 at 1:41 pm (7 months ago)

    Looks delicious! Your lighting is so gorgeous. I wish this was my lunch today. :)

    Reply
    • munatycooking
      18/01/2014 at 6:38 am (7 months ago)

      Thanks Nami, I’d cook this dish for you whenever you visit :)

      Reply
  4. Angie@Angie's Recipes
    18/01/2014 at 1:37 pm (7 months ago)

    Can’t remember when I last time had lasagna…. love your low-cal. version, Muna.

    Reply
    • munatycooking
      19/01/2014 at 4:39 am (7 months ago)

      Hey Angie, thanks for stopping by. Lasagna is a sinful dish indeed and I’d love to come up with other versions of low calorie lasagna :)

      Reply
  5. Pam
    20/01/2014 at 12:16 pm (7 months ago)

    You can’t beat a delicious lasagna that you don’t have to feel guilty eating.

    Reply

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