Creamy Chicken Lasagna
- uncooked lasagna noodles (12 oz)
- tablespoon butter or margarine
- cup chopped green bell pepper
- cup chopped onions (1 1/2 medium)
- cup milk
- cans (10 3/4 oz each) condensed cream of chicken soup
- teaspoon dried basil leaves
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- container (12 oz) small-curd cottage cheese
- cups diced cooked chicken
- cups shredded mozzarella cheese (8 oz)
- cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom and sides of 13×9-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.
Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens
- tip 1 Ricotta cheese can be substituted for the cottage cheese.
- tip 2 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.
520 Calories, 24g Total Fat, 40g Protein, 36g Total Carbohydrate, 4g Sugars
More About This Recipe
- Switch up your dinner routine with this must-try twist on lasagna. It’s got all the comfort you crave but changes the game by featuring chicken and four types of cheese. Swapping in chicken for beef and a creamy white sauce for tomato sauce will leave you with a cheesy casserole hearty enough to feed the whole family. In fact, you’ll be glad this recipe makes eight servings, because it’s such a hit even picky eaters approve, according to our commenters! If you’re not convinced chicken lasagna is for you, have a look at some of Betty’s best traditional and new takes on lasagna. Looking to perfect your lasagna-making skills? We’ve got a whole article on how to make lasagna.