White Lasagna Recipe
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White Lasagna Recipe

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The flavors of the asparagus, chicken, ham and cheese all blend together so well in this unique main dish. This recipe also provides a creative use for leftover holiday turkey! I like to serve it with garlic bread and a salad.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES:8-10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES: 8-10 servings


  • 9 lasagna noodles
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon minced dried onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups chicken or turkey broth
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan or Romano cheese, divided
  • 1 can (4 ounces) sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen cut asparagus or 3/4 pound fresh cut asparagus, cooked and drained
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken or turkey
  • 1 package (6 ounces) sliced or shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 6 ounces thinly sliced cooked ham, chopped

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 322 calories, 15g fat (8g saturated fat), 66mg cholesterol, 678mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 24g protein.


  1. Cook noodles according to package directions. Drain. In a large saucepan, melt butter; blend in flour, onion, garlic powder and pepper. Add broth and milk; cook and stir until bubbly and thickened. Stir in 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese. Spread 1/2 cup sauce in the bottom of a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Stir mushrooms into the remaining sauce. Lay 3 noodles in the pan. Top with asparagus, chicken, mozzarella and about 1 cup sauce. Top with 3 more noodles, the cooked ham and half of the remaining sauce. Cover with remaining noodles and sauce. Sprinkle with the remaining Parmesan cheese. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 35 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Originally published as White Lasagna in Country Extra September 1991, p49

Full-Bodied White Wine

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

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jgeiger1 User ID: 2233264 223965
Reviewed Apr. 1, 2015

"added fresh mushroom, garlic and onion instead of canned or powdered.. Awesome make ahead meal.. Awesome as left overs.. Ham adds a great additional flavor"

cjdee User ID: 7177154 216950
Reviewed Jan. 4, 2015

"Perfect. Wouldn't change a thing."

mrsjean User ID: 4214412 16017
Reviewed May. 19, 2011

"I made this for my family and they loved it!

I followed the recipe exactly and it was delicious. They said this was definitely a keeper recipe."

gretesbaby User ID: 1953187 42164
Reviewed Nov. 2, 2009

"Just made it November 1st. What a great entree to serve on a chilly November day. I used fresh asparagus; boneless chicken thigh meat and sauteed onion and garlic in the butter (instead of the dried onion and garlic powder). Served this w/canned cranberries, garlic bread and cabbage salad."

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