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Makes
Serves: 8
Level
very easy
Prep Time
10
Total Time
70

Ingredients

2 lb
extra lean ground chicken
1 kg
2
eggs
1/2 cup
coarsely grated onion
125 mL
1/2 cup
Italian seasoned breadcrumbs
125 mL
1/2 cup
chopped fresh basil, divided
125 mL
2 tbsp
Parmesan cheese
30 mL
2
cloves garlic, minced
1/2 tsp
salt
2 mL
1 cup
jarred tomato sauce
250 mL
1 cup
shredded mozzarella
250 mL

Method

Step 1
Mix ground chicken with eggs, onion, breadcrumbs, half the basil, Parmesan, garlic and salt until just combined. Divide in half and form into 2 free-form "loaves"; each about 6 x 3.5 in. (15 x 9 cm). Place both on large foil-lined baking sheet.
Step 2
Spread each loaf with tomato sauce. Bake in oven preheated to 400°F(200°C) for 45 min. Sprinkle each loaf with mozzarella and continue to bake another 5 to 7 min. or until cheese is melted and meat thermometer inserted in centre registers 165°F (74°C).
Step 3
Garnish with remaining basil. If desired, serve with spaghetti and additional tomato sauce.
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Nutritional Facts Per Serving

Nutrition Description:
Per serving (2 slices)
Calories:
300
Fat:
17 g
Saturated Fat:
6 g
Carbs:
10 g
Sugar:
2 g
Protein:
27 g
Cholesterol:
125 mg
Fiber:
1 g
Sodium:
520 mg