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Chicken & Spinach Lasagnas Recipe

Chicken & Spinach Lasagnas Recipe

Homemade noodles and the ease of rotisserie chicken make this yummy lasagna with spinach and fontina a real crowd pleaser. — Kathryn Conrad, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. + standing Bake: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup semolina flour
  • FILLING:
  • 3 cups shredded rotisserie chicken
  • 2 cups chopped fresh baby spinach
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh thyme
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2-1/4 cups (9 ounces) shredded fontina cheese, divided
  • Grated Parmesan cheese and additional fresh thyme, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, whisk the first six ingredients. On a clean work surface, mix all-purpose and semolina flours; form into a mound. Make a large well in the center. Pour egg mixture into well. Using a fork or fingers, gradually mix flour mixture into egg mixture, forming a soft dough (dough will be soft and slightly sticky).
  • 2. Lightly dust work surface with flour; knead dough gently five times. Divide into six portions; cover with plastic wrap. Let rest 30 minutes.
  • 3. In a large bowl, combine the first six filling ingredients; stir in 1-1/2 cups fontina cheese. Grease six individual 12-oz. au gratin dishes; place on baking sheets. Preheat oven to 350°.
  • 4. Fill a Dutch oven three-fourths full with salted water; bring to a boil. On a floured surface, roll each portion into a 20x4-in. rectangle, dusting dough with additional flour as needed.
  • 5. Add one noodle to boiling water; cook 1-2 minutes or until al dente. Place one-fifth of the noodle in bottom of a prepared dish; top with a scant 1/4 cup chicken mixture. Fold noodle back to cover filling; repeat three times, topping and folding the noodle each time. Repeat with remaining noodles and filling.
  • 6. Sprinkle lasagnas with remaining fontina cheese. Bake, covered, 30-35 minutes or until heated through. If desired, sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and additional thyme. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 individual lasagna equals 511 calories, 23 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 214 mg cholesterol, 614 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 38 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.