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Grilled Mexican Seasoned Chicken and Spinach Individual Lasagna

June 2, 2017
Grilled Mexican Seasoned Chicken and Spinach Individual Lasagna - romantic dinner for two

Italian Lasagna meets grilled Mexican seasoned chicken in this delicious and romantic dinner for two. This is very easy to prepare and uses “no cook oven ready” noodles. It is so incredibly flavorful you may never make regular lasagna again. You can also substitute ground beef for the chicken by browning the beef and adding the same seasonings to it.

Heat your oven to 350 degrees F.

Grilled Mexican Seasoned Chicken and Spinach Individual Lasagna - ingredients

Season the chicken on both sides with the cumin and adobo seasoning.

Grill the chicken about 5 minutes on each side until cooked through, then dice or shred.

Break the noodles in half carefully.

In a small nonstick skillet add the cream cheese and spinach. Cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes until cream cheese is melted. Add 1/4 cup shredded cheese; stir until melted.

Grilled Mexican Seasoned Chicken and Spinach Individual Lasagna - cook spinach, cream cheese, and Italian cheese in a pan

Spray the bottom of two oven safe 18 ounce baking dishes with non-stick spray then cover each with spaghetti sauce.

Top each with ½ of a noodle.

Grilled Mexican Seasoned Chicken and Spinach Individual Lasagna - add sauce and 1/2 noodle to baking dish

Spoon ¼ of the spinach mixture into each dish.

Grilled Mexican Seasoned Chicken and Spinach Individual Lasagna - add spinach and cheese mix to top of noodle

Add a ¼ of the grilled chicken to each dish.

Grilled Mexican Seasoned Chicken and Spinach Individual Lasagna - add chicken to top of spinach mixture

Top each with more spaghetti sauce and ¼ cup of cheese.

Grilled Mexican Seasoned Chicken and Spinach Individual Lasagna - add sauce and cheese

Repeat the layers except for the cheese. Save it for topping after the bake cycle.

Cover with tinfoil and bake 40 minutes or until heated through.

Add ¼ cup of cheese to the top of each dish and bake 5 more minutes.

Allow to cool for 5 minutes before serving.

Grilled Mexican Seasoned Chicken and Spinach - Italian Lasagna meets grilled Mexican seasoned chicken in this delicious and romantic dinner for two. This is very easy to prepare and uses “no cook oven ready” noodles. It is so incredibly flavorful you may never make regular lasagna again.

Grilled Mexican Seasoned Chicken and Spinach Individual Lasagna - romantic dinner for two
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Grilled Mexican Seasoned Chicken and Spinach Individual Lasagna
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
55 mins
 
Italian Lasagna meets grilled Mexican seasoned chicken in this delicious and romantic dinner for two. This is very easy to prepare and uses “no cook oven ready” noodles. It is so incredibly flavorful you may never make regular lasagna again. You can also substitute ground beef for the chicken by browning the beef and adding the same seasonings to it.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian, Mexican
Servings: 2
Calories: 598.4 kcal
Ingredients
  • 2 lasagna noodles Oven Ready no need to cook
  • 1 boneless chicken breast
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon adobo seasoning
  • 2 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 cup frozen baby spinach leaves
  • 1 1/4 cups Italian Five Cheese Blend divided
  • 1/2 Jar Spaghetti Sauce
Instructions
Instructions
  1. Heat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Season the chicken on both sides with the cumin and adobo seasoning.
  3. Grill the chicken about 5 minutes on each side until cooked through, then dice or shred.
  4. Break the noodles in half carefully.
  5. In a small nonstick skillet add the cream cheese and spinach. Cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes until cream cheese is melted. Add 1/4 cup shredded cheese; stir until melted.
To Assemble
  1. Spray the bottom of two oven safe 18 ounce baking dishes with non-stick spray then cover each with spaghetti sauce.
  2. Top each with ½ of a noodle.
  3. Spoon ¼ of the spinach mixture into each dish.
  4. Add a ¼ of the chicken to each dish.
  5. 10. Top each with more spaghetti sauce and ¼ cup of cheese.
  6. 11. Repeat the layers except for the cheese. Save it for topping after the bake cycle.
  7. 12. Cover with tinfoil and bake 40 minutes or until heated through.
  8. 13. Add ¼ cup of cheese to the top of each dish and bake 5 more minutes.
  9. 14. Allow to cool for 5 minutes before serving.

 

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