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CJ’s CHICKEN SPAGHETTI LASAGNA  

  • Prep time: Approximately 30 minutes.
  • Cook time: 30 minutes.

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INGREDIENTS

  • 1 lb. box spaghetti.
  • 2 jars marinara sauce.
  • 2 cups frozen spinach.
  • 2 chicken boneless, skinless chicken breasts.
  • 1 tbsp. minced garlic.
  • 1 medium yellow onion, chopped.
  • 1 tsp sea salt.
  • 1/2 cup fresh chopped oregano.
  • 1/2 cup fresh chopped basil.
  • 1 tbsp. ground black pepper.
  • 2 eggs.
  • 2 cups ricotta cheese.
  • 1 cup shredded triple cheese blend.
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese. 

  SPAGHETTI

  • Boil large pot of lightly sea salted water.
  • Add spaghetti and cook 7 min. until al dente.

MEAT & SAUCE

  • In a large skillet, pan fry chicken breasts, drain off liquid.
  • Chop chicken breasts into small bite sized pieces and put back into skillet.
  • On low heat, add marinara sauce, garlic, onion,oregano, basil and black pepper.
  • Stir ingredients until well blended, remove from heat.

CHEESE MIXTURE

  • In a large mixing bowl, add ricotta, triple cheese blend, grated parmesan, eggs and frozen spinach.
  • Stir together until thoroughly mixed together. 

PRE-HEAT OVEN TO 350 DEGREES.

ASSEMBLY

  • Spoon a layer of the sauce in a greased 9×13 in baking dish.
  • Evenly layer some of the spaghetti noodles over the top of the sauce, covering the pan base.
  • Spoon 1/2 of the cheese mixture onto the noodles and, using a spatula, spread the cheese evenly over the noodles.
  • Add another layer of meat sauce over top.
  • Add another layer of noodles.
  • Spoon the rest of the cheese mixture over top.
  • Spread rest of meat sauce over top the the entire dish.
  • Generously sprinkle additional parmesan cheese over the top.
  • Place in oven and bake on 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
  •  After cooking, remove from oven and let sit for 10 minutes, then serve.