There's nothing like lasagna for comfort food but this chicken cordon bleu lasagna is even more creamy, gooey and totally awesome.

Chicken Cordon Bleu Lasagna

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 6
There's nothing like lasagna for comfort food but this chicken cordon bleu lasagna is even more creamy, gooey and totally awesome.

Ingredients

For the Sauce

  • 5 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter
  • 1 Tablespoon Minced Garlic
  • 1/4 Cup Flour
  • 1 Cup Heavy Cream
  • 2 1/2 Cups Milk
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Ground Nutmeg
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Pepper
  • 1/2 Cup Pecorino Romano Cheese
  • 1/3 Cup Swiss Cheese grated
  • 9 ounces Oven Ready Lasagna Noodles
  • 3 Cups Chicken cooked (we use rotisserie)
  • 2 Cups Ham chopped
  • 2 Cups Swiss Cheese Shredded
  • 1 1/2 Cups Mozzarella shredded
  • 1/4 Cup Pecorino Romano
  • 2/3 Cup Panko Breadcrumbs
  • 2 Tablespoons Butter
  • Parsley for garnish

Instructions

  • Heat the oven to 400 degrees.
  • Spray an 8x13" baking pan with nonstick spray.
  • In a large dutch oven over medium heat, add the butter.
  • Once the butter is melted add the garlic, stirring occasionally for 1 minute.
  • Whisk in the flour and cook for 1-2 minutes or until nutty and fragrant but not brown.
  • Whisk in the cream and milk.
  • Add the salt, bay leaf and nutmeg and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Add the 1/2 cup pecorino and 1/3 cup swiss cheeses and cook an additional 5 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat.
  • In a nonstick pan over medium heat add the butter.
  • Once melted stir in the bread crumbs and stir occasionally until lightly golden.
  • Set aside.
  • Scoop 1/3 cup of of the sauce in the bottom of the dish.
  • Add 4 lasagna noodles to cover the bottom of the dish.
  • Scoop 2/3 cup more of the sauce on top f the noodles followed by a scoop of the chicken and ham, 1/2 cup swiss and a pinch of pecorino cheese.
  • Repeat with another set of noodles, sauce, meats and cheeses until you get to the final noodle layer then end with sauce and all of the cheeses including the mozzarella.
  • Bake for 20 minutes with foil that has been sprayed with nonstick spray over the top.
  • After 20 minutes remove the foil, top with breadcrumbs and bake an additional 20 minutes until the cheese is gooey and noodles are soft.
  • Let sit 10 minutes and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Chicken Cordon Bleu Lasagna
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 466 Calories from Fat 279
% Daily Value*
Fat 31g48%
Saturated Fat 17g106%
Polyunsaturated Fat 12g
Cholesterol 121mg40%
Sodium 624mg27%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 26g52%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.