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Chicken Alfredo Lasagna

Chicken Alfredo Lasagna is a savory blend of three kinds of cheese, chicken, Italian seasoning, and creamy alfredo sauce.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Chicken Alfredo Lasagna
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 9 servings
Calories 439kcal
Author Catalina Castravet

Ingredients

Alfredo sauce:

  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter cubed
  • 1 1/2 cup chicken broth or vegetable
  • 1 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 cup parmesan cheese

Cheese layer:

  • 14 oz ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 cups baby spinach steamed
  • 1 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried Italian herbs
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 eggs lightly beaten

Lasagna layers:

  • 1 box lasagna noodles
  • 3 cups mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup parmesan cheese
  • 4 cups tender shredded chicken
  • 3 tablespoons fresh parsley chopped

Instructions

  • Prepare noodles by boiling per package directions and aim for al dente.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Lightly grease a 9x13 pan and set it aside.

Alfredo sauce:

  • Place a small pan over low heat and add butter and garlic. Stir for about 2 minutes, until the butter is fully melted and infused with garlic flavor.
  • Increase the heat to medium and while stirring add in the cream and broth little by little.
  • Reduce heat to low again and slowly stir in the parmesan cheese until it melts. Do not bring to a boil!
  • Add the nutmeg and remove it from heat. The sauce should be smooth.

Cheese layer:

  • Chop the steamed spinach. and fresh basil. Set aside.
  • Add ricotta to a large bowl, stir in beaten eggs, garlic, Italian herbs, chopped spinach, and basil. Stir until well combined.

Assemble:

  • Spread some sauce on the bottom of the 9X13 pan.
  • Layer the noodles first, after that a layer of the ricotta mixture, followed by a layer of shredded chicken, mozzarella cheese, parmesan cheese, and Alfredo sauce.
  • Continue to layer in this order for 3-4 layers. Make sure to distribute evenly.
  • When at the top layer add the rest of Alfredo sauce, mozzarella cheese, and parsley on top.
  • Cover with foil and bake it for 30 minutes.
  • Remove foil and bake for 10-15 more minutes or until bubbly and lightly golden on top. The internal temp should be 165 degrees.
  • Remove from the oven, let it rest for 15-20 minutes before slicing and serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 439kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 125mg | Sodium: 1060mg | Potassium: 258mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 2006IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 977mg | Iron: 1mg