Chicken Lasagne

Hi Guys,

So today’s recipe comes out of opening the freezer, opening the fridge, back to the freezer, over to the pantry and then back to the freezer :) Turns out i had chicken breast or chicken mince. I had lasagne sheets and a whole lot of pantry staples. What better then a good chicken lasagne! I love lasagne it’s one of my favourite meals! What is better then left over lasagne for lunch the next day too :) I love to add a heap of veg for the kids, we all love kidney beans and well I usually find a way to add baby spinach into pretty much every single meal. You could definitely add some fresh herbs to this meal or change the kidney beans to butter beans, lentils or just go bean free. I don’t usually add any salt into the dish if I am using the stock so I tend to wait to taste and add at the end of the cooking. Oh and if you have a second bowl and blade set this is the perfect recipe to make the most of them!

 

INGREDIENTS: 

1 Onion

2 cloves of garlic

500g Chicken Mince (Mince yourself by Closed lid and turbo pulse till desired consistency)

50g Olive Oil

1 Medium Carrot

1 Medium Zucchini

400g tomato passata (Or 1 tin of diced / crushed tomatoes.)

1tbsp TM stock concentrate.

2 tbsp tomato paste

1 tin Red Kidney Beans (Optional)

 

1 Batch of White sauce as per EDC recipe.

Lasagne sheets (Dried or fresh)

Grated cheese to top lasagne. I used a goats cheese. You can choose any cheese you like. Even add a few bits of bocconcini across the top for an extra cheesy hit!

Baby Spinach leaves (Optional)

Thinly sliced sweet potato. (Optional)

 

METHOD

  1. Add Garlic and Onion to the TM bowl and blitz on speed 6 for 3 seconds. Add oil and sauté for 3 minutes Varoma temp speed 1.
  2. Add carrot and zucchini and blitz speed 6 for 5 seconds. Cook for 3 minutes Varoma temp on speed 1.
  3. Add Chicken mince and cook for 10 minutes Varoma temp on speed reverse + speed 1 with the MC off.
  4. Add Passata tomato, tomato paste, stock, and kidney beans and cook for 10 minutes, at 100 degrees on speed reverse + speed 1. You can place the basket on top of the lid in place of the MC.
  5. Set aside chicken mixture while you make the batch of the white sauce. Don’t forget to grate your cheese before you start the white sauce :)

Lets the sauce Breathe, and also stops the splatter.

ASSEMBLY -

So it’s up to you which way you assemble it. This is the order that I like to do it.

  1. White sauce thin layer.
  2. Pasta Sheets
  3. Meat Sauce
  4. Spinach leaves
  5. Thinly sliced sweet potato
  6. Repeat until the top of the baking dish.
  7. Finish with a layer of pasta followed by white sauce and top with cheese.
  8. Bake in the oven for 30 – 45 minutes at 180 degrees. Use a knife to check that the sweet potato and pasta sheets are all cooked through.

 

I always add a white sauce layer first to make sure the base doesn't dry out!

 

I finish it with the pasta and then the white sauce, and finally cheese.

 

All ready for the oven!

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3 Responses to “Chicken Lasagne”

  1. Jodie
    October 20, 2012 at 11:15 am #

    OMG this is delicious -thanks for the recipe! I was thinking about dinner & your post came through & I had all the ingredients so it worked out a treat! Nice change from beef lasagne & the kids loved it! Bonus
    thanks again

  2. Bodel
    November 16, 2012 at 10:01 pm #

    Thanks so much for the recipe. Tasted so delicious, my 6yo gobbled it down!

  3. Nerine
    August 16, 2013 at 6:06 pm #

    This was so easy & divine! Thanks

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