Chicken Lasagna

Chicken Lasagna

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 c
    butter
  • 1/2 c
    flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried basil
  • 3 c
    chicken broth, reserved from simmered chicken
  • 2.5 c
    chicken, from simmered chicken
  • 1
    egg, slightly beaten
  • 2 c
    cottage cheese
  • 1/2 lb
    lasagna noodles, cooked and drained
  • 1 pkg
    spinach, thawed and drained
  • 1/4 lb
    mozzarella, slices
  • 1/4 c
    parmesan cheese, grated
  • SIMMERED CHICKEN

  • 1
    chicken, broiler-fryer
  • 2.5 c
    water
  • 1 small
    onion, sliced
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    pepper
  • 2
    celery, tops only

How to Make Chicken Lasagna

Step-by-Step

  1. Melt butter in a large; blend in flour, salt and basil.
  2. Stir in chicken broth; cook, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and comes to a boil.
  3. Remove from heat; add chicken.
  4. Mix beaten egg into cottage cheese.
  5. Lightly grease a 13x9x2-inch baking dish.
  6. Place a third of the chicken mixture in the bottom of the dish; top with half the noodles, half the cottage cheese mixture, half the spinach and half the mozzarella cheese.
  7. Repeat the layering; end with the last third of the chicken mixture.
  8. Top with parmesan cheese.
  9. Bake in preheated 375 oven 45 minutes.
  10. Remove from oven; let stand 10 minutes before cutting into squares.
  11. *** SIMMERED CHICKEN *** Put chicken in a kettle; add water and remaining ingredients.
  12. Bring to a boil.
  13. Cover tightly; reduce heat and simmer 1 hour, or until tender.
  14. Remove from heat; strain broth.
  15. Refrigerate chicken and broth at once.
  16. When chicken is cool, remove meat from bones; cut into small cubes.

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About Chicken Lasagna

Course/Dish: Chicken Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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