- 450 g Quick Homemade Tomato Sauce
- 1 teaspoon curry, for ground chicken
- 500 g ground chicken
- 2 cloves of garlic, minced
- 1 onion, finely chopped
- 100 ml white wine
- 200 ml chicken stock
- 250 ml heavy cream
- 16 lasagne sheets
- 10 basil leaves, finely chopped
- 10 mint leaves, finely chopped
- some olive oil
- 70 g gruyere cheese, grated for the ground meat
- 150 g gruyere cheese, grated, for sprinkling
Chicken and Cheese Lasagna
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- Heat a large pan over medium to high heat. Add 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Add the onion and turn down heat. Stir with a wooden spoon until it caramelizes.
- Add the garlic and then add the ground chicken along with 1 teaspoon of curry. Sautéé until the ground chicken turns light in color.
- Add the wine. Allow all of the alcohol to evaporate. When it does, turn heat down to medium and add the homemade tomato sauce. Simmer for 5 minutes.
- Add the chicken stock and heavy cream, salt and freshly ground pepper. Simmer for another 5 minutes.
- The filling is not very compact. You want the lasagne sheets to soak up all of the liquid.
- Remove from heat and add the finely chopped fresh mint and basil leaves and 70 g of grated gruyere.
- Spread some of the ground chicken mixture to the bottom of a 25x30 cm baking pan or baking dish.
- Cover with half of the lasagne sheets. Spread half the filling over them. Cover with the remaining lasagne sheets and then spread the remaining filling over them. Sprinkle with 150 g grated cheese.
- Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
- Cover baking dish with aluminum foil and bake for 30-35 minutes.
- Remove aluminum foil and continue to bake for 10-15 minutes, until golden brown.
- Remove from oven and set aside for at least 10 minutes before serving.
Add the flour in small batches so your béchamel sauce will be creamy and without any lumps!
Nutrition information per portion
Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.
Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.
Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.
The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.
Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.
It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.
They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.
A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily
*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.
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