Thursday, January 19, 2017

Aunt Sheri's Chicken Lasagna

Pic courtesy of A Bountiful Kitchen

I made this a few weeks ago and we all loved it. It was an easy, comfort meal.

Aunt Sheri's Chicken Lasagna

1- 12 oz package of wide egg noodles (cooked al dente)
  • ½ cup butter
  • ½ cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 4 cups cooked chopped chicken
  • 1 24 oz container cottage cheese
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2-3 cups grated mozzarella cheese
  • ¾ cups grated parmesan cheese
  • additional sprinkle of pepper and chopped fresh or dried parsley for garnish, if desired

    1. Melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium to medium high heat. Add flour, salt, pepper, dried basil and cook for 1-2 minutes.
    2. Whisk chicken broth into flour and butter mixture, about a cup at a time, until mixture is thickened.
    3. Turn down heat and add chicken.
    4. Turn off heat.
    5. Mix cottage cheese and egg together in a medium bowl.
    6. Mix cheeses together in small bowl.
    7. Layer the ingredients together in this order in a greased 9x13 pan:
    8. one third-chicken mixture
    9. one half- pasta
    10. one half- cottage cheese mixture
    11. one third- mozzarella mixture
    12. one third- chicken mixture
    13. one half- pasta
    14. one half-cottage cheese
    15. one third- mozzarella
    16. one third chicken mixture
    17. one third- mozzarella on top
    18. If layering is too complicated, see notes for simplified version!
    19. Bake at 350 degrees uncovered for 35-45 minutes or until golden on top and bubbly.
    20. Garnish with fresh chopped parsley or basil and a sprinkle of pepper.


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