Pesto Chicken Lasagne



Pesto Chicken Lasagne

This super cheesy, super easy Pesto Chicken Lasagne dish showcases lasagne in a whole new delicious light. The use of chicken instead of beef makes the dish super light which means you can indulge in three slices instead of your usual two. Not to mention that the combination of ricotta, parmesan and mozzarella gives cheese lovers what they want, need and expect from any meal: plenty of cheesy goodness.

What You’ll Need:

  • 6 chicken breasts
  • 100g fresh pesto
  • 3 balls of mozzarella
  • 150g parmesan cheese, grated
  • 6 large fresh lasagne sheets
  • 10 leaves of basil
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 2 tsbps olive oil
  • 2 tubs ricotta
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper

 How You Make It:

  1. Slice up your chicken breasts and place on a lined tray with the garlic, basil, olive oil, salt and pepper. Grill for 10 minutes on high.
  2. Put half of your cooked chicken at the bottom of your lasagne dish. Lay half of your ricotta on top of this, then drizzle half your pesto. Top with a 1/3 of your parmesan and mozzarella, then 3 lasagne sheets. Repeat with chicken, ricotta, pesto, parmesan and mozzarella. Place a final 3 sheets on top, then top with your remaining mozzarella and parmesan.
  3. Cover with foil and bake for 25 minutes at 200degs, removing foil for the final 15 minutes. Delicious.

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