Chicken-Prosciutto Lasagna

Some of summer's finest foods--fresh basil and sweet bell peppers--blend in this ultra-cheesy chicken lasagna.

  • prep time 60 min
  • total time 2 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 12

Ingredients

12
uncooked lasagna noodles
2
tablespoons olive oil
1 1/2
lb. boneless skinless chicken breast halves, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1/2
cup chopped onion (1 medium)
1/4
lb. prosciutto, chopped
1
(16-oz.) jar Parmesan and mozzarella cheese pasta sauce
1/4
cup chopped fresh basil
2
medium red and/or yellow bell peppers, chopped
1
(15-oz.) can Italian-style tomato sauce
1/2
cup chopped fresh parsley
8
oz. (2 cups) shredded fontina cheese
1
oz. (1/4 cup) shredded fresh Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Cook noodles as directed on package. Drain.
  • 2 Meanwhile, spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken and onion; cook 6 to 8 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center, stirring occasionally. Stir in prosciutto, pasta sauce and 2 tablespoons of the basil; mix well. Set aside.
  • 3 Heat remaining tablespoon oil in medium skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add bell peppers; cook 3 to 4 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in tomato sauce. Reduce heat; simmer 10 minutes or until slightly thickened. Stir in parsley and remaining 2 tablespoons basil.
  • 4 Spoon about 1/2 cup chicken mixture evenly in bottom of sprayed baking dish. Top with 4 cooked noodles, overlapping as necessary. Top with about half of tomato mixture. Sprinkle with 1 cup of the fontina cheese. Layer half of remaining chicken mixture, 4 noodles, remaining tomato mixture and remaining 1 cup fontina cheese. Top with remaining 4 noodles, remaining chicken mixture and Parmesan cheese. Cover with foil.
  • 5 Bake covered at 350°F. for 45 minutes.
  • 6 Uncover baking dish; bake an additional 15 to 20 minutes or until bubbly and thoroughly heated. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    275
    (
    Calories from Fat
    115),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    13g
    13%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    55mg
    55%;
    Sodium
    860mg
    860%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    23g
    23%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    16g
    16%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    30%;
    Vitamin C
    38%;
    Calcium
    18%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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