Broccoli Cheddar Chicken Lasagna!

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Broccoli Cheddar Chicken Lasagna! This is THE BEST lasagna recipe.. honestly, when I make it I end up eating it for breakfast if there's any left!

How to Make Broccoli Cheddar Chicken Lasagna!


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Creamy Broccoli Cheddar Chicken Lasagna!  This is THE BEST lasagna recipe.. honestly, when I make it I end up eating it for breakfast if there’s any left!  This meal takes a few steps to put together but it’s easily worth every second!

Layers of broccoli, cheese and chicken in a simple and creamy sauce make a perfect weeknight meal!   I usually serve this with a side salad and some fresh bread … and it lasts us 2 dinners (a family of 6)… so it’s great!

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Broccoli Cheddar Chicken Lasagna!

A creamy and delicious cheddar broccoli lasagna with chicken! This is irresistible!

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Ingredients:

  • 2 cups cold milk
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/3 cup light cream cheese (not fat free)
  • 2/3 cup fresh parmesan cheese , shredded
  • 1 1/4 cup cottage cheese
  • 1 teaspoon italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon parsley
  • 1 egg
  • 12 lasagna noodles
  • 3 cups cheddar cheese , divided
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 2 cups chopped carrots
  • 5 cups chopped broccoli
  • 2 cups cooked chicken

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Heat olive oil over medium heat in a pan, add garlic and stir until fragrant.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together cold milk and flour until flour is dissolved. Add to pan and continue whisking over medium heat until thickened, about 3-4 minutes.
  4. Once thick and bubbly, remove pan from heat and stir in cream cheese, salt & parmesan cheese until smooth. Set aside to cool.
  5. Cook lasagna noodles el dente according to package directions. Cook carrots and broccoli in boiling water about 2 minutes or just until very slightly cooked and bright green (do not over cook). Drain and run under cold water.
  6. Place cooled parmesan sauce into a large bowl. Add seasonings, cottage cheese, egg and 2 cups cheddar cheese. Stir until combined and remove 1 cup of the mixture to set aside.
  7. Stir chicken, carrots and broccoli into the remaining parmesan mixture.
  8. Lay 4 lasagna noodles in a 9×13 pan. Add 1/2 of the broccoli mixture. Add 4 more noodles and remaining broccoli. Top with the last 4 noodles and reserved sauce.
  9. Bake covered 45 minutes. Remove foil, add remaining cheeses and bake an additional 15 minutes.
  10. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

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Holly is a wine and cheese lover, recipe creator, shopping enthusiast and self appointed foodie. Her greatest passion is creating in the kitchen and making deliciously comforting recipes for the everyday home cook!

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