Creamy Chicken Lasagna

  • Prep Time 40 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 50 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

Ingredients

12
uncooked lasagna noodles (12 oz)
1
tablespoon butter or margarine
3/4
cup chopped green bell pepper
3/4
cup chopped onions (1 1/2 medium)
1/3
cup milk
2
cans (10 3/4 oz each) condensed cream of chicken soup
1/2
teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
container (12 oz) small-curd cottage cheese
3
cups diced cooked chicken
2
cups shredded mozzarella cheese (8 oz)
1
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
1/2
cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom and sides of 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Cook and drain noodles as directed on package.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium-high heat. Cook bell pepper and onions in butter, stirring occasionally, until crisp-tender; remove from heat. Stir in milk, soup, basil and pepper.
  • 3 Place 4 noodles in baking dish. Top with about 1 cup of the soup mixture, half of the cottage cheese, 1 1/2 cups of the chicken, 2/3 cup mozzarella cheese and 1/3 cup Cheddar cheese. Repeat layers once, starting with noodles. Place remaining 4 noodles over top. Top with remaining soup mixture, mozzarella cheese and Cheddar cheese. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese over top.
  • 4 Bake uncovered 50 to 55 minutes or until bubbly and hot in center. Let stand 15 minutes before cutting.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Ricotta cheese can be substituted for the cottage cheese.

If you don't want to cook chicken for this recipe, your supermarket offers these options: deli roasted chicken, frozen diced precooked chicken and canned chicken breast chunks.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
520
Calories from Fat
220
% Daily Value
Total Fat
24g
37%
Saturated Fat
12g
59%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
95mg
31%
Sodium
1230mg
51%
Potassium
370mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
36g
12%
Dietary Fiber
2g
10%
Sugars
4g
Protein
40g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
40%
40%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 5 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.