Saturday, June 21, 2008

Chicken and Spinach Lasagna

INGREDIENTS:
2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
2 cans (10 3/4 ounces each) cream of mushroom soup
1 1/2 cups milk
1 big package fresh spinach
1 egg
2 cups ricotta cheese
12 lasagna noodles
2 to 3 cups diced cooked chicken (chicken breasts or cooked whole chicken)
Parmesan cheese
PREPARATION:
Reserve 1/2 cup of Mozzarella cheese for topping. In medium bowl, combine soup and milk; set aside.
In another medium bowl, combine spinach, egg and ricotta; mix well.
In bottom of 13x9-inch baking dish, spread 1/2 cup of soup mixture.
Arrange 4 lasagna noodles on mixture. Spoon about half of the ricotta cheese mixture over noodles, half of the chicken, 3/4 cup of Mozzarella cheese, and 1/3 of remaining soup mixture. Repeat layers, with 4 lasagna noodles, remaining ricotta mixture, remaining chicken, another 3/4 cup Mozzarella cheese, and half of remaining soup mixture, Top with remaining noodles, remaining soup mixture, reserved 1/2 cup Mozzarella cheese, and a generous sprinkling of Parmesan cheese. Bake at 350° for 40 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Let stand 15 minutes before serving. Makes 6 to 8 servings.

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