Recipe of the Week: Chicken Lasagna

This week I’m sharing a recipe that I recently tried for Chicken Lasagna. I love regular lasagna, but I only just tried chicken lasagna for the first time last year. I don’t know why I never tried it sooner; I much prefer alfredo and other cream sauces over the marinara…I guess the opportunity just never came up.

This recipe is fairly easy to make, and it was very delicious. I found it on a blog several months ago, and I’m sorry to say that I have no clue where it came from. If you think it came from your site let me know so I can give you credit! Hope you guys enjoy it!

Recipe for Chicken Lasagna:

1 whole chicken (I used chicken 4-6 chicken breasts)
12 lasagna noodles
1 cup sour cream
1/2 cup ricotta cheese (I used cottage cheese instead.)
1 can cream of chicken soup
1 can cream of mushroom soup
2 cups sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
1/2 cup shredded parmesan cheeese
2 teaspoons minced garlic
fresh cilantro


Boil the noodles according to package directions. Add about 2 teaspoons of oil to the pan to prevent noodles from sticking together. Rinse and set aside.

Pull chicken from bones (if using whole chicken or bone-in breasts.) Shred Chicken.

Mix the cream soups, sour cream, ricotta, garlic, and cilantro together. (I mixed in the cheddar cheese here as well.)

Layer in a greased baking dish. Spread a small amount of sauce on bottom. Then add 4 noodles. Place a layer of sauce over the noodles, followed by a layer of chicken, and a layer of cheese. And repeat until you have 3 layers of each. Top with cheddar and parmesan cheese.

Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Do not over bake.

Before Baking:

After baking:

Tips and Suggestions:
-When I made mine, I didn’t do as many layers as this calls for. Instead I did three layers of the sauce (including the bottom layer), and 2 layers of the other ingredients. I didn’t make the layers very thick, but the casserole still filled the pan, and it took more than the 4 noodles to line the pan as well. But it still turned out very yummy, so don’t worry if you’re number of layers don’t match up.

-I also think it would be fine to mix the chicken in with sauce, and it make just a couple of big layers.

– I think you could also change this recipe up a bit by adding your favorite vegetables.

-Instead of using lasagna noodles, you could use macaroni noodles or even rice, and mix it in with the chicken and sauce to make a yummy casserole.

-This recipe would be great to carry to a family get together or a church potluck, and it’s perfect for freezing for later.

-Also, this casserole lasted a while since it’s just the two of us. In the future, I’ll probably just make a half batch. It should be enough for a small family (2 adults, 1-3 children) to eat on a couple of times, possibly 3 if you serve with salad or other sides. And this is a perfect dish to serve if you’re having company over.



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  1. Diana - FreeStyleMama says

    This looks so delish!!!! Mine is quite different and can be found here.

  2. shopannies says

    another great way to use chicken thanks for the great recipe

  3. Donna-FFW says

    Sounds like a wonderful take on the traditional lasagne!!

  4. The Jacobsen Family! says

    Looks good!!

  5. Jolly Mom says

    This looks awesome! I will have to try your recipe!

  6. Snow White says

    looks fun and different, a definite change up from traditional lasagna.

  7. Amanda @ Serenity Now says

    That looks delish!! A nice twist to regular stuff. 🙂

  8. I love chicken lasagna. 😀 This sounds so much easier than the one I make, too. 😀 Thank you for sharing!

  9. This looks delicious.

  10. Lisa@BlessedwithGrace says

    Awesome, this recipe sounds great! I am looking for ward to making it!

  11. I’m going to have to try this recipe. Sounds yummy. I appreciate your tips at the end, it really helps!

  12. Brea's Mommy says

    Looks and sounds yummy! Gotta try it soon.

  13. I made this and all 5 of my kids loved!!! I am a lazy cook however, so instead of boiling the noodles, I just added 1 1/2 cups of chicken broth to the soup & cheese mixture and baked it for 1 hour.

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