Buffalo chicken lasagna skillet for one recipe

Perfectly portioned, one-pot, spicy dinner!

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When you live alone, the hardest part about cooking is that a typical recipe yields enough food for about 4 to 6 people. Even if you love the dish and leftovers, there's a good chance you'll end up tossing a good portion of it out. Instead of wasting food or time trying to figure out how to cut the recipe in half, whip up this spicy buffalo chicken lasagna skillet for one! The recipe yields enough delicious food for 2 servings, which given how delicious it is, you'll probably finish off the same day!

Buffalo chicken lasagna skillet for one

Yields 2 servings

Not only is this dish portioned perfectly, it requires minimal clean-up too -- since it's made in just one skillet. Plus, this dish is budget friendly and costs less than $10 to prepare!

Buffalo chicken lasagna skillet for oneIngredients: 

  • 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 3 ounces diced tomatoes, drained
  • 3 ounces buffalo chicken sauce
  • 1 small boneless, skinless chicken breast, chopped
  • 3 ounces fat-free ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1-1/2 ounces blue cheese, crumbled (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 lasagna noodles, fully cooked
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions: 

  1. Heat oil in a medium 2-quart skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and cook until just soft, about 2 minutes. Add in chicken breast and cook until meat is no longer pink, about 4 to 6 more minutes. Stir in tomatoes, buffalo sauce, Italian seasoning, water, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and let simmer for about 20 minutes.
  2. Add in lasagna noodles, ricotta, blue cheese (if using) and mozzarella. Heat until cheese is melted and mixture is fully combined. Sprinkle on Parmesan and remove from heat. Serve immediately and enjoy!

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Claire is an aspiring nutritionist (and soon to be culinary student) with a serious addiction to bacon, goat cheese and online shopping. She is recently married to a social media guru who loves *almost* everything she conjures up. In addition to writing for the Food section of SheKnows, she is a full-time recipe creator (and taste tester), a writer for FabulousFoods.com and a contributing writer for the Home and Gardening section of SheKnows. You can also follow her musings and find delicious healthy recipes on her food blog, The Realistic Nutritionist.

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