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Southwestern Chicken Lasagna

  • Serves 12
  • Prep 20 minutes
  • Ready-In 1 hour 20 minutes
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Southwestern Chicken Lasagna

This is an exciting twist on lasagna. It's a snap to put together because you don't have to cook the noodles separately. It freezes very well. Serve with extra salsa!

 

Ingredients

1/2 medium onion, chopped
1 28 oz. can whole tomatoes with juice
2 8 oz. tubs Litehouse® Salsa (2 cups)
1 pkg. taco seasoning mix
1 16 oz. can black beans, rinsed and drained
2 large egg whites
1 cup reduced-fat ricotta cheese
4 boneless-skinless chicken breast halves (1 pound) cooked and cut into 1 inch pieces
1 4 oz. can chopped green chilies
1 8 oz. pkg. reduced fat Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
1/2 pkg. lasagna noodles (approximately 10)

Directions

Preheat oven to 350F. In a food processor, chop the onion; add tomatoes with juice, salsa and taco seasoning. Pulse until the tomatoes are in small pieces, 3-4 times. Remove to a medium bowl and stir in the beans to make the sauce.
In a small bowl, mix the egg whites with the ricotta cheese; set aside.
Spread 1 cup of the sauce over the bottom of a 13" x 9" pan coated with nonstick cooking spray. Top with 5 noodles, overlapping slightly. Sprinkle with half the chicken, half the chilies, and 2 more cups of the sauce. Spoon out the ricotta cheese mixture and spread it out lightly. Top with half the shredded cheese, 5 more remaining noodles, and the remaining chicken, chilies, sauce and cheese.
Bake uncovered for 40 minutes or until the noodles are tender when pierced with a sharp knife. Cool at least 20 minutes before serving.

Serves 12