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Chicken Chorizo Lasagna

 Chicken Chorizo Lasagna
The combination of roasted chicken and chorizo is so good, you have to serve this lasagna at your next Mexican-themed meal. The avocado lime cream adds a bit of coolness to offset the recipe's heat.
12 ServingsPrep: 40 min. Bake: 55 min. + standing

Ingredients

  • 1 package (15 ounces) chorizo
  • 1/4 cup chopped seeded jalapeno peppers
  • 1 rotisserie chicken
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 carton (15 ounces) ricotta cheese
  • 4 cans (10 ounces each) enchilada sauce
  • 12 no-cook lasagna noodles
  • 4 cups (16 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • AVOCADO CREAM SAUCE:
  • 2 medium ripe avocados, peeled, pitted and halved
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • Crumble chorizo into a large skillet; add jalapenos. Cook over medium
  • heat for 6-8 minutes or until meat is fully cooked; drain. Shred
  • chicken; add to skillet. In a bowl, combine eggs and ricotta.
  • Spread 1 cup enchilada sauce in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish.
  • Top with four noodles, a third of the ricotta mixture, half of the
  • meat mixture, 1 cup Monterey Jack and 1 cup enchilada sauce. Repeat
  • layers. Top with remaining noodles, ricotta mixture, enchilada sauce
  • and Monterey Jack.

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Chicken Chorizo Lasagna (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • Cover and bake at 375° for 45-50 minutes. Uncover; bake 10
  • minutes longer or until bubbly. Sprinkle with cilantro. Let stand 15
  • minutes before serving.
  • Meanwhile, place sauce ingredients in a food processor; cover and
  • process until smooth. Serve with lasagna. Yield: 12 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 704 calories, 44 g fat (18 g saturated fat), 196 mg cholesterol, 1,338 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 54 g protein.
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