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Chicken Lasagna

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min. + standing

Makes

12 servings

Give this good-for-you lasagna a try. It's a great change of pace from the more traditional lasagnas featuring ground beef.—Marilynn Hieronymus, Sedalia, Missouri

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 6 ounces fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed reduced-fat reduced-sodium cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 1/3 cup fat-free milk
  • 1 jar (2 ounces) diced pimientos, drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 2-1/2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 8 ounces reduced-fat process American cheese, cubed
  • 1-1/2 cups fat-free cottage cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 9 lasagna noodles, cooked and drained
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley

Directions

  1. In a saucepan, saute onion and green pepper in butter until tender. Add mushrooms; cook until tender. Remove from the heat; stir in soup, milk, pimientos and basil. In a bowl, combine the chicken, American cheese, cottage cheese and 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese.
  2. Spread a fourth of the mushroom sauce in a 13x9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Top with 3 noodles, half of the chicken mixture and a fourth of the mushroom sauce. Repeat layers of noodles, chicken and mushroom sauce. Top with the remaining noodles and mushroom sauce.
  3. Sprinkle with parsley and remaining Parmesan. Cover and bake at 350° for 30 minutes. Uncover; bake 15-20 minutes longer or until hot and bubbly. Let stand for 15 minutes before cutting.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 255 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 44mg cholesterol, 526mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 1g fiber), 22g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

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