Chicken and ricotta lasagne

Preparation time:
20 minutes
Cooking time:
30 minutes
Whip up a tasty change to traditional beef lasagnes with this easy recipe.


  • 2 brown onions, diced
  • 1.5kg chicken mince
  • 1 cup pasta sauce
  • 800g can diced tomatoes
  • 1kg fresh ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 cup thickened cream
  • 1 1/2 cups grated reduced- fat tasty cheese
  • 375g fresh lasagne sheets


1. Preheat oven to 180 C (160 C fan forced). Lightly grease 2 x 8-cup lasagne dishes. Heat a large pan over a medium heat, add 1 tablespoon oil and onion. Cook for 4-5 min, add chicken and cook for 8 min. Add pasta sauce, tomatoes and 1/2 cup water. Simmer for 10 min.

2. Mix the ricotta, thickened cream and grated cheese together in a separate bowl. Line the bottom of the greased dishes with lasagne sheets, cutting to size as necessary. Top each with a quarter of the chicken mix and a quarter of the ricotta mix. Repeat the layers.

3. Spread remaining ricotta over the top. Cook for 30 min. Serve with baby cos salad, cherry tomatoes and red onion.


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Joe Fishie

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