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Chicken Cheese Spinach Lasagna

A delicious alternative to the traditional dish, our Chicken Cheese Spinach Lasagna features chicken and a cheesy white sauce layered with nutrient-dense spinach.
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Servings 12

Ingredients
  

White Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 cup milk
  • 4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp pepper

Ricotta Mixture:

  • 15 oz ricotta cheese
  • 1 Nature's Yoke egg, beaten
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley, minced

Other

  • 9 lasagna noodles, cooked and drained
  • 2 packages (10 oz. each) frozen spinach, thawed and drained
  • 2 cup cubed cooked chicken

Instructions
 

White Sauce:

  • In a saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Saute onion and garlic until tender. Stir in flour and salt; cook until bubbly.
  • Gradually add broth and milk. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Boil 1 minute.
  • Stir in 2 cups mozzarella, 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, basil, oregano and pepper; set aside.

Ricotta Mixture:

  • In a bowl, combine the ricotta cheese, beaten egg, parsley and remaining 2 cups of mozzarella cheese; set aside.

To Assemble:

  • Spread one-quarter of the cheese sauce into a greased 9x13 baking dish; cover with 1/3 of the noodles.
  • Top with half of the ricotta mixture, half of the spinach and half of the chicken. Cover with one-quarter cheese sauce and 1/3 of noodles.
  • Repeat layers of ricotta mixture, spinach, chicken and one-quarter cheese sauce. Cover with remaining noodles and cheese sauce. Sprinkle with remaining Parmesan cheese.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 350 F. for 35-40 minutes. Let stand 15 minutes before cutting.
Keyword chicken, chicken spinach lasagna, lasagna, spinach