Main Dishes

Chicken Sausage, Artichoke and Spinach Lasagna

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While the flavors are not traditional for lasagna the method is. A traditional lasagna does not have a ricotta filling. Instead it has a cheese sauce, similar to what you might find in a homemade mac and cheese. This recipe combines the old with the new to give a modern twist to a classic. This recipe takes a bit of time, perfect for a slow Sunday. You can also split this recipe into 2 smaller baking dishes. One can be enjoyed on the day it is made and the other can be frozen for the future.

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2 tbsp olive oil
1 large onion, diced
4 cloves minced garlic
1 pound sweet chicken italian sausage
salt and pepper
2 12oz jars of artichoke hearts, drained
2 cups ricotta cheese
3 cups shredded mozarella cheese
1 pound fresh lasagna noodles
1 beaten egg
3 tbsp chopped parsely
3 cups fresh spinach leaves
4 tbsp butter or Smart Balance
1/2 cup flour
2 cups 1% milk
2 cups chicken stock
3/4 cup shredded parmesan cheese
nutmeg
To make the filling Heat the oil the oil in a large skillet. Add the chicken sausage,casings removed. Cook, breaking up the sausage with a spoon. Add the onion and the garlic. Continue to cook until onion...
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Nutritions

Calories
245

Sodium
375mg
15% DV

Fat
13g
20% DV

Protein
13g
27% DV

Carbs
15g
5% DV

Fiber
2g
9% DV