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Lasagna Carbonara

Lasagna Carbonara
  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 1 hr 35 min
  • Ingredients 13
  • Servings 12

Classic carbonara flavors (read: bacon) are paired with chicken, peas and a creamy white sauce for a crazy-good twist on lasagna you didn’t see coming! ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

9
uncooked lasagna noodles
10
slices bacon, crisply cooked and crumbled
3
tablespoons butter
3
cloves garlic, finely chopped
3
tablespoons all-purpose flour
3/4
teaspoon salt
3/4
teaspoon pepper
2
cups heavy whipping cream
1 1/4
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz container)
2
cups shredded Italian cheese blend (8 oz)
2
cups chopped cooked chicken
1 1/2
cups frozen sweet peas
Chopped fresh basil leaves, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) baking dish with cooking spray. Cook and drain lasagna noodles as directed on package. Reserve 2 tablespoons crumbled bacon for topping after baking.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add garlic; cook about 1 minute, stirring occasionally, until golden. Stir in flour, salt and pepper; cook until thickened.
  • 3
    Stir in whipping cream and broth; heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute. Stir in 1 cup of the cheese. Remove from heat.
  • 4
    Spoon and spread 1/2 cup sauce in bottom of baking dish; top with 3 noodles.
  • 5
    Add chicken, remaining crumbled bacon and frozen peas to remaining sauce in saucepan. Spread one-third of the sauce mixture (slightly less than 2 cups) over noodles.
  • 6
    Top with 3 noodles. Repeat with one-third of the sauce mixture and remaining 3 noodles. Top with remaining sauce mixture.
  • 7
    Cover with foil. Bake 35 minutes; uncover, and sprinkle with remaining 1 cup cheese and reserved bacon. Bake 8 to 10 minutes longer or until heated through and cheese is melted. Let stand 15 minutes before cutting. Sprinkle with chopped basil.
  • Make lasagna ahead; cover and refrigerate. Add additional bake time, making sure casserole is heated through in center.

Expert Tips

  • For convenience, use cooked rotisserie chicken and precooked bacon.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
380
Calories from Fat
240
% Daily Value
Total Fat
27g
41%
Saturated Fat
15g
76%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
105mg
35%
Sodium
550mg
23%
Potassium
180mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
19g
6%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
2g
Protein
17g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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