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Chicken Lasagna Rolls Recipe

Chicken Lasagna Rolls Recipe

Whether for an everyday meal or a special occasion, this is a fun and creative way to serve lasagna. Chicken and almonds add a tasty new twist.—Virginia Shaw, Modesto, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. Bake: 25 min. YIELD:5 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped almonds
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 cans (10-1/2 ounces each) condensed chicken broth, undiluted
  • 2 cups chopped cooked chicken
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well drained
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 10 lasagna noodles, cooked and drained
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese, divided
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine or water

Directions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large saucepan, saute onion, red pepper and almonds in butter until onion is tender and almonds are toasted. Stir in cornstarch and salt until blended. Stir in broth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir 2 minutes or until thickened.
  • 2. Transfer half of the sauce to a large bowl; stir in chicken, spinach, pepper and nutmeg. Spread about 3 tablespoons over each lasagna noodle. Roll up and place seam side down in a greased 11x7-in. baking dish.
  • 3. Add milk, 1/2 cup Swiss cheese and wine to remaining sauce. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Pour over roll-ups.
  • 4. Bake, uncovered, 20-25 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining cheese; bake 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Yield: 5 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 717 calories, 34 g fat (16 g saturated fat), 116 mg cholesterol, 1,404 mg sodium, 63 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 40 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

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