Welcome to our kitchen, where we’re delighted to share a delectable recipe that combines classic flavors with a unique twist. Get ready to indulge in the ultimate comfort food experience with our Creamy Chicken Lasagna with Einkorn Noodles (from Savor the Best). This recipe will transport your taste buds to new heights of culinary delight.
At Grand Teton Ancient Grains, we believe in celebrating the rich heritage of ancient grains and their nutritional benefits. Einkorn, an ancient grain with a history spanning thousands of years, takes center stage in this recipe. Its nutty flavor and wholesome texture lend a distinct character to this comforting lasagna.
Prepare yourself for layers of velvety béchamel sauce, tender chicken, and perfectly cooked fresh Einkorn noodles. The combination of flavors and textures in this dish will leave you longing for seconds. Whether you’re planning a cozy family dinner or entertaining guests, this creamy chicken lasagna is sure to impress.
To bring out the full potential of this dish, we’ve carefully selected a variety of high-quality ingredients that complement each other harmoniously. We encourage you to use the freshest ingredients available, as they truly make a difference in the final result.
As you embark on this culinary adventure, remember to savor the process. Cooking is an art that allows us to express our creativity and passion for good food. So, gather your ingredients, sharpen your knives, and let’s dive into the world of flavors and aromas.
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Here at Grand Teton Ancient Grains we love using wholesome and healthy ingredients. That’s why we offer fresh milled Organic All-Purpose Einkorn Flour right here on our website. Our small family farm and mill ships your order straight from the mill so your flour arrives fresh and ready to use!
Now, without further ado, let’s unveil the recipe for our mouthwatering Creamy Chicken Lasagna with Einkorn Noodles.
Creamy Chicken Lasagna with Einkorn Noodles from Savor the Best
- 6 Tbsp Butter
- 3 Cloves Garlic Grated or finely chopped
- 5 Tbsp Organic All-Purpose Einkorn Flour
- 3/4 tsp Salt
- 5 Cups Milk
- 4 Ounces Parmesan Cheese Grated (about 1 Cup)
- 1 Cup Panko Bread Crumbs
- 12 Lasagna Noodles
- 1 Tbsp Kosher Salt
- 1 1/2 Lbs Cooked Chicken Breast Chopped
- 1 1/2 Cups Oil Packed Sun Dried Tomatoes Drained
- 8 Ounces Mushrooms Sliced
- 1 Tbsp Fresh Thyme Leaves
- 3 Tbsp Fresh Parsley Chopped, divided
- 18 Slices Havarti Cheese
For the Lasagna
- Preheat the oven to 375°F…Spray a 9×13 oven-proof casserole dish with non-stick oil and reserve.
- Prepare the Fresh Einkorn Pasta, and cut 12 strips of noodles 2-inches wide and 12-inches long. Cook according to the instructions and reserve.
To Make the Béchamel Sauce
- Melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium high heat. Add the garlic and sauté until fragrant, stirring continuously to avoid burning.
- Add the flour and salt. Whisk and cook for 1-2 minutes.
- Add the milk, one cup at a time, whisking after each addition and allowing it to thicken slightly each time before adding the next cup. When the sauce is smooth and thick, remove from heat, cover with a lid and set aside.
To Make the Topping
- In a medium-size bowl, combine the Parmesan cheese and the Panko bread crumbs and reserve.
To Assemble the Casserole
- Add 1 cup of the cream sauce to the bottom of the dish and spread evenly.
- Place 4 lasagna noodles on the sauce, overlapping each noodle.
- Add ⅓ of the chicken, ⅓ of the sun-dried tomatoes, ⅓ of the sliced mushrooms, ⅓ of the thyme leaves and ⅓ of the chopped parsley.
- Cover the layer with 6 slices of the Havarti cheese.
- Repeat, beginning with 1 cup of the sauce for the 2nd and 3rd layer and ending with one cup of the sauce over the top.
- Sprinkle the reserved topping evenly over casserole.
- Spray a sheet of foil with non-stick oil and cover the top of the casserole lightly. Transfer to the middle of the oven and bake for 30 minutes.
- Remove the foil and bake an additional 20-25 minutes until the cheese and sauce have begun to bubble up around the edges and the top is a golden brown.
- Transfer the lasagna to a wire rack and let stand for 20-30 minutes before serving.
- Sprinkle with additional thyme and parsley when ready to serve.
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