Green Chile Chicken Lasagna Recipe- it’s like a green chile enchilada chicken casserole and a lasagna recipe with ricotta smashed together. One of my best Hatch green chile recipes, it will soon be your favorite weeknight meal using pre-cooked chicken and no-bake lasagna noodles, it comes together in a snap! www.savoryexperiments.com

Green Chile Chicken Lasagna

Course: Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: chicken lasagna, mexican lasagna
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 419 kcal
Green Chile Chicken Lasagna is make-ahead and freezer friendly meal layering no-bake lasagna noodles with shredded chicken, spices, green chiles and lots of cheese!
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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1//2 cup grape tomatoes , quartered
  • 2 tablespoon white onion , finely minced
  • 1 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 3/4 cup green chiles , diced
  • 2 cups chicken , cooked and shredded or cubed*
  • 15 ounces ricotta cheese , moisture drained
  • 2 eggs , lightly beaten
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese , shredded
  • 9 lasagna strips , prepared*
  • 1 cup cotija cheese , crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons scallions , sliced, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a medium saucepan, melt butter. Add flour and whisk together until a light brown roux forms. Add chicken broth and bring to a low boil.
  3. Add grape tomatoes through chicken, stirring to combine and heat, approximately 5 minutes.
  4. In a medium mixing bowl, blend together ricotta cheese, eggs and shredded cheddar cheese.
  5. Coat a 9-inch lasagna pan, or other deep dish pan, with cooking spray.
  6. Place a very thin layer of sauce on the bottom, top with lasagna noodles and then ricotta cheese mixture. Repeat 3 times, with last layer being ricotta cheese mixture.
  7. Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 50 minutes.
  8. Remove foil and top with cotija cheese. Return to oven until cheese melts.
  9. Remove and allow to rest for 10 minutes before topping with scallions and serving.
  10. If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was! 

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Recipe Notes

*I used a pre-cooked rotisserie chicken from the grocery store. You can also bake chicken breasts and shredded the meat or you can use canned chicken.
*"Oven ready" or "no-bake" lasagna noodles will work with this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Green Chile Chicken Lasagna
Amount Per Serving
Calories 419 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Fat 22g34%
Saturated Fat 12g75%
Cholesterol 124mg41%
Sodium 891mg39%
Potassium 267mg8%
Carbohydrates 29g10%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 23g46%
Vitamin A 615IU12%
Vitamin C 5.7mg7%
Calcium 323mg32%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.