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Caprese Chicken Lasagna

Caprese Chicken Lasagna
Serves 6
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Prep Time
25 min
Total Time
50 min
Prep Time
25 min
Total Time
50 min
Ingredients
  1. 1 box lasagna noodles
  2. 1 tbsp. Olivia's Italian Spice Olive Oil
  3. 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into pieces
  4. 2 tsp. dried oregano
  5. kosher salt
  6. Freshly ground black pepper
  7. 2 tbsp. Olivia's Garlic Cilantro Balsamic Vinegar
  8. 3 cloves garlic, minced, divided
  9. 3 tbsp. butter
  10. 3 tbsp. all-purpose flour
  11. 2 1/2 c. milk
  12. 5 c. shredded mozzarella, divided
  13. 3/4 c. freshly grated Parmesan
  14. 1 15-ounce container ricotta
  15. 1 large egg
  16. 4 roma tomatoes, thinly sliced
  17. 1/2 c. thinly sliced basil leaves
  18. Garlic Cilantro Balsamic glaze, for drizzling
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375ยบ.
  2. In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook lasagna noodles until very al dente. Drain.
  3. Meanwhile, in a large skillet over medium heat, heat Italian Spice Olive Oil.
  4. Season chicken with dried oregano and salt and pepper.
  5. Cook until golden and no longer pink, 8 minutes.
  6. Add Garlic Cilantro Balsamic Vinegar and half the garlic to pan and stir until combined. Transfer to a plate.
Make sauce
  1. To skillet over medium heat, add butter. Let melt, then add remaining half garlic and cook 1 minute. Add flour and cook until golden, 1 minute more.
  2. Add milk and simmer until thick and creamy, 3 minutes, then add 1 cup mozzarella and Parmesan. Season with salt and pepper.
Assemble lasagna
  1. In a small bowl, stir together ricotta and egg and season with salt and pepper.
  2. In a large baking dish, spread a thin layer of sauce.
  3. Add a layer of lasagna noodles, slightly overlapping, and top with about a third of ricotta mixture, a third of tomatoes, a third of the basil, a third of the cooked chicken, another layer of sauce, and a third of mozzarella.
  4. Repeat with three layers, ending with mozzarella.
  5. Bake until bubbly and golden, 35 minutes.
  6. Garnish with more basil and a drizzle of balsamic glaze and serve.
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