Rosemary Chicken Lasanga Recipe … Yummy

Try this lasagna variation. It’s a great twist on classic lasagna and one of our most popular.

Below are the ingredients you’ll need to get started and directions for putting it all together below. Enjoy!

Chicken Filling

3 sprigs fresh rosemary
1 lb chicken breast halve, skin on bone in
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 onion, finely chopped
2 1/3 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
2 green bell peppers, diced
2 tablespoons white wine
1/3 cup toasted pine nuts

Cheese Filling

24 ounces low-fat ricotta cheese
2 eggs, lightly beaten
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 cup shredded gruyere cheese
1 teaspoon salt

Sauce
5 tablespoons butter
3 garlic cloves, minced
1/3 cup flour
3 cups milk
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper

Lasagna
12 cooked lasagna noodles
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
1 cup shredded gruyere cheese

How to make the magic happen:

1. Reserve enough rosemary to measure 1/2 teaspoons. Chop and set aside. Place chicken and remaining rosemary springs in a medium skillet. Add enough water to almost cover the chicken. Bring to a boil over medium high heat then cover, reduce heat to med low and simmer 10-15 minutes, turning once, until chicken is no longer pink in the center.

2. Place chicken and rosemary on a plate. Shred the chicken, remove the bones, the rosemary stems and finely chop the chicken and rosemary together and place in a medium bowl.

3. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat until hot. Add onion and cook until tender. Add mushrooms, bell pepper and wine. Cook 3-4 minutes or until reduced and veggies are tender. Stir in pine nuts and then remove from heat.

4. In a small bowl mix together all cheese filling ingredients.

5. To make a sauce, in a saucepan on medium heat, melt butter then add garlic. Whisk in flour and cook 2 minutes stirring constantly. Slowly whisk in milk until well blended and smooth. Then whisk in salt and pepper and cook until thickened about 2-4 minutes.

6. Heat oven to 400 degrees. Spray a 13×9 pan with non stick spray. Spread 1 cup of sauce
in the bottom of the pan and then layer as follows: 3 noodles, half of cheese filling, half of vegetables, 3 noodles, 1 cup of sauce, chicken filling, 3 noodles, remaining cheese filling, remaining vegetables, 3 noodles, remaining sauce. Sprinkle with mozzarella and Gruyere and reserved rosemary form the beginning of the recipe.

7. Bake 20 minutes or until cheese begins to brown and the lasagna is heated through.

8. Let stand 10 minutes and serve and put a smile on someones face!

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