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!