Golden Crusted Chicken Asparagus Lasagna

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  • Ingredients

    9 uncooked lasagna noodles (9 ounces)
    2 pounds Green Giant® Fresh asparagus, cut into 2-inch pieces
    1 tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
    1/2 teaspoon lemon pepper seasoning salt
    3 tablespoons butter or margarine
    1/4 cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
    1 3/4 cups Progresso® chicken broth (from 32-ounce carton)
    1/2 cup milk
    2 teaspoons Green Giant® Fresh marjoram leaves
    2 cups diced cooked chicken
    1/2 cup roasted red bell peppers, from 7-ounce jar, drained and chopped
    3/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
    2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese (8 ounces)
    1/2 cup whipping (heavy) cream

  • Directions

    1. Heat oven to 350ºF. Grease rectangular baking dish, 13x9x2 inches. Cook and drain noodles as directed on package.
    2. Heat 5 cups water to boiling in 3-quart saucepan. Add asparagus; heat to boiling. Boil 3 to 4 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain. Place asparagus in bowl. Toss with oil and lemon pepper seasoning salt.
    3. Melt butter in 2-quart saucepan over medium heat. Stir in flour. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Stir in broth, milk and marjoram. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Stir in chicken, 1/4 cup of the bell peppers and 1/2 cup of the Parmesan cheese. Cook about 2 minutes or until hot.
    4. Spread about 1/2 cup of the chicken mixture in baking dish. Top with 3 noodles, 1 1/2 cups chicken mixture, half of the asparagus and 1 cup of the mozzarella cheese. Repeat layers, starting with noodles. Top with remaining 3 noodles.
    5. Beat whipping cream in chilled small bowl with electric mixer on high speed until stiff peaks form. Spread over top of lasagna. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup bell peppers and 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese. Bake uncovered 40 to 45 minutes or until hot in center and top is golden brown. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting.

  • Nutrition Facts

    1 Serving: Calories 425 (Calories from Fat 210); Total Fat 22g; Cholesterol 80mg; Sodium 710mg; Potassium 370mg; Total Carbohydrate 27g (Dietary Fiber 2g); Protein 29g

    % Daily Value: Vitamin A 36%; Vitamin C 28%; Calcium 38%; Iron 12%; Vitamin D 6%

  • 8 Servings
    

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