Creamy White Cheesy Chicken Lasagna

Valeree Dunbar

By
@Valeree

what makes this lasagna different is that I add a can of cream of chicken or cream of mushroom soup to the recipe and it is to die for. I also discovered that Campbell's makes a combination cream of chicken and cream of mushroom soup in one can so you can have both flavors in this dish.


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Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

9
whole lasagna noodles (not oven ready)
1/2 c
butter
1
whole onion chopped
1 clove
garlic minced
1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
salt
2 c
chicken broth
1-1/2 c
milk
4 c
shredded mozzerella cheese, divided
1 c
grated parmesan cheese, divided, plus 1/4 cup for topping (optional)
1 tsp
each of dried basil and oregano
1/2 tsp
pepper
1-1/2 c
ricotta cheese
1 can(s)
small can cream of chicken or cream of mushroom soup
2 c
cooked cubed chicken (roasted chicken works best)
1 pkg
10 oz. frozen spinach thawed and drained
1 Tbsp
chopped fresh parsley

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Bring large pot of salted water to boil. Cook lasagna noodles 8-10 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water.
2
Meanwhile melt butter in saucepan over medium heat. Cook onion and garlic in butter until tender stirring frequently. Stir in flour and salt, simmer until bubbly.
3
Mix in the broth and milk, and boil stirring constantly for 1 minute. Stir in 2 cups of mozzarella cheese and 1/2 cup parmesan. season with basil, oregano and pepper. Remove from heat, set aside. Mix together the ricotta cheese and the soup. set aside.
4
Spread 1/3 of sauce mixture on bottom of 9x13 inch baking dish. Layer with 1/3 of noodles, all of the ricotta/soup mixture, and all of the chicken. Arrange 1/3 of the noodles over the chicken and layer 1/4 of the sauce mixture, the spinach, and the remaining 2 cups of mozzarella cheese.
5
Arrange remaining noodles over cheese and spread remaining sauce evenly over noodles. Sprinkle with parsley and 1/4 cup parmesan cheese (optional). Bake 35-40 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before cutting.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Italian