Thursday, November 1, 2007

Creamy Chicken Lasagna

So I got this recipe from my Relief Society; they asked for volunteers to make it for a night that we do dinner at the local soup kitchen. It's the kind of excessively creamy recipe I normally try to avoid because of its astronomical caloric contribution, but since it was for charity: I made it. I also made an extra one for us (I used all fat-free and "healthy request" products trying to cut the fat a little bit). To my chagrin, it was quite delicious and my husband had thirds. Man. I hate being reminded that sometimes unhealthiness is super-yummy.

(The recipe format is weird; this is how I received it.)


Cook until done:
3 whole chicken breasts (then cut up)
9 lasagna noodles

Mix together:
1 can cream of chicken soup
1 can cream of mushroom soup
2/3 c. milk
8 oz. cream cheese
1 pint sour cream
1 tsp. poultry seasoning

Add to sauce:
the chicken breasts

Also get ready:
1/2 lb. shredded mozzarella cheese
Breadcrumbs

Layer in a 9 x 13 pan:
Noodles on bottom
Sauce, chicken and cheese
Repeat layers
Breadcrumbs

Bake at 375 degrees for at least 30 minutes.

8 comments:

Scott said...

Ooooo. This is right up my alley.

Katie said...

Big hit at my house! The girls don't eat lasagna noodles so I simpy substituted tri-colored rigatoni (that way you can sneak in some chopped veggies and they don't notice as much either). I think I would reduce the amount of sour cream and leave out the crm. of mushroom soup too. I used reduced fat everything and it was still really creamy. Everyone gobbled it up. This will definately join our arsenal, even if our arteries can afford it once in a while :)

scottandlesley said...

Whoa. I could sing praises to this recipe ALL day.

I added chopped frozen broccoli, and put crushed stuffing mix on top. I also used the oven-bake lasagna noodles that you don't pre-cook.

Katie said...

We added chopped broccoli too! Did you know you don't have to buy special noodles for that? I will have to send you the instructions for how to do it.

scottandlesley said...

Please do!

missy. said...

that's funny, the whole time i was eating it i was thinking "i wish i'd put some chopped broccoli in this..." :)

i'm thinking about trying it again and substituting silken tofu for some of the creamy stuff. i'll let you know how it comes out.

Liz Johnson said...

I made this tonight and it was FABULOUS (despite the fact that my lasagna noodles are terrible... stupid store brand). I added a package of sliced mushrooms AND the frozen chopped spinach - delish. Next time I might be tempted to just use wheat penne (thus pretending it's healthy) and make it into a full-blown casserole.

Jen said...

I made this last night....WOW. It was amazing. I think it would be good with egg noodles, too. I made this for some company that came over for dinner--They loved it! Thirds were had! Thanks for this! I think I'll definitely try it with lowfat or fat free ingredients!