Thursday, January 22, 2009

Chicken and Ham Lasagna

Delish! One of my favorites. It's a Southern Living recipe, so you know it's good!

Chicken and Ham Lasagna

2 chicken breasts
2 cups chopped, cooked ham
1 Tbsp butter
8 oz sliced fresh mushrooms
1/3 cup butter
1/3 cup flour
3 cups milk
1 1/2 cup freshly grated parmesan
1/2 cup whipping cream
3/4 tsp dried basil
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
9 lasagna noodles, uncooked
chopped parsley and paprika for garnish

Cook chicken until tender and cut into bite-sized pieces. Combine with ham in large bowl and set aside.

Cook noodles according to package directions. Melt 1 Tbsp butter in large skillet. Add mushrooms and cook until tender. Add to meat mixture. 

Melt 1/3 cup butter in skillet; add flour and cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Gradually stir in milk. Cook 3 minutes or until bubbly, stirring constantly. Add cheese, whipping cream and seasonings. Stir until thickened. Add to chicken mixture.

In 2 quart baking dish, layer 1/4 meat mixture, 3 lasagna noodles, 1/4 meat mixture, 3 noodles, 1/4 meat mixture, 3 noodles, and end with remaining meat mixture. Cover and bake at 350 for 30 minutes. Let stand 5-10 minutes before serving. 

Garnish with paprika and parsley if desired.

*I like Barilla lasagna noodles.
*Serve with salad, bread, and zucchini!


Gretchen said...

Oh mercy. That's goooood eatin'.

Menu planning as we speak...

Lurve your sweet blog design.

Dee Dee said...

I've been meaning forever to check out your recipe blog...I'm so excited to try some new things.

I still have some recipes you gave me from a million years ago when Todd and I first got married. What a good friend you are!