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Friday, June 19, 2009

Chicken Broccoli Lasagna

  • 1 lb. broccoli
  • 1 lb. chicken breasts
  • 1 onion
  • 1 garlic
  • olive oil for frying
  • 2 cups thick tomato sauce
  • fresh basil, minced
  • fresh oregano, minced
  • 9 lasagna noodles
  • 300 grams chevre
  • 300 grams mozzarella, grated or thinly sliced
  • freshly grated parmesan


Precook lasagna noodles.
Cut broccoli into small florets and steam until nearly tender.
Peel and mince onion and garlic.
Stir fry onion and garlic in olive oil until soft.
Dice chicken and add to onion and garlic.
Fry until chicken is lightly browned.
Stir minced herbs into tomato sauce.
Spread 1/3 of tomato mixture over bottom of large lasagna pan.
Cover with a layer of noodles.
Spread 1/3 of tomato mixture over the noodles.
Add half the chicken mixture, half the broccoli and half the chevre.
Follow with another layer of noodles topped with the remaining sauce, chicken, broccoli and chevre.
Cover with the third layer of noodles.
Arrange mozzarella over top of the lasagna.
Bake at 350°F for 30-35 minutes until mozzarella is golden brown.
Slice and serve, sprinkling freshly grated parmesan over individual portions.

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