Chicken Caesar Lasagna

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Serve this recipe, which includes whole wheat noodles, when you crave classic comfort food but want to add a healthy spin.

Chicken Caesar Lasagna
Photo: Blaine Moats
Prep Time:
35 mins
Bake Time:
50 mins
Stand Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 40 mins
Servings:
9

Ingredients

  • 9 dried whole wheat or regular lasagna noodles

  • 2 10 ounce containers refrigerated light Alfredo sauce

  • 3 tablespoon lemon juice

  • ½ teaspoon cracked black pepper

  • 3 cup chopped, cooked chicken breast*

  • 1 10 ounce package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well drained

  • 1 cup bottled roasted red sweet peppers, drained and chopped

  • ¾ cup shredded Italian blend cheese

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Cook noodles according to package directions. Drain; rinse with cold water; drain again. Meanwhile, in a bowl combine Alfredo sauce, lemon juice, and black pepper. Stir in chicken, spinach, and red peppers.

  2. Lightly coat a 13x9x2-inch baking dish or 3-quart rectangular casserole with nonstick cooking spray. Arrange 3 noodles in bottom of dish. Top with one-third chicken mixture. Repeat layers twice. Cover; bake for 45 to 55 minutes or until heated through. Uncover; sprinkle with cheese. Bake, uncovered, 5 minutes more or until cheese is melted. Let stand 15 minutes before serving. Makes 9 servings.

*

For chopped cooked chicken, season 2 pounds raw skinless boneless chicken breast halves with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in skillet over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium. Add chicken. Cook, uncovered, 8 to 12 minutes or until no longer pink, turning halfway through cooking. Cool chicken slightly before chopping.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

268 Calories
10g Fat
20g Carbs
24g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 9
Calories 268
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 68mg 23%
Sodium 557mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 24g
Vitamin C 49mg 245%
Calcium 212mg 16%
Iron 1.4mg 8%
Potassium 192mg 4%
Folate, total 52.4mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.2mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.3mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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