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Grilled Mexican Seasoned Chicken and Spinach Individual Lasagna Recipe for Two

Italian Lasagna meets grilled Mexican seasoned chicken in this delicious and romantic dinner for two.

Grilled Mexican Seasoned Chicken and Spinach Individual Lasagna

 

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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.

 

Need a dessert to go with it? Try these Key Lime Tarts or these Gooey Rice Krispie Treats.

 

How to make Grilled Mexican Seasoned Chicken and Spinach Individual Lasagna:

Heat your oven to 350 degrees F (180 C).

 

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

cooking spinach, cream cheese, and Italian cheese in a pan

 

Spray the bottom of two oven safe individual baking dishes with non-stick spray then cover each with spaghetti sauce. Click here for two 18.6 ounce oven safe baking dishes.

 

Top each with half of a noodle.

sauce and half noodles in two baking dishes

 

Spoon a quarter of the spinach mixture into each dish.

sauce, half a noodle, and spinach and cheese mix in two baking dishes

 

Add a quarter of the grilled chicken to each dish.

two baking dishes with chicken on top of spinach mixture

 

Top each with more spaghetti sauce and 1/4 cup of cheese.

two baking dishes with chicken, 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 Individual Lasagna for Two

 

 

 

Yield: 2 Individual Lasagnas

Grilled Mexican Seasoned Chicken and Spinach Individual Lasagna

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.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes

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

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF (180 C).
  2. Season the chicken on both sides with the cumin and adobo seasoning. Click here for 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 18.6 ounce baking dishes with non-stick spray then cover each with spaghetti sauce. Click here for 18.6 ounce oven safe dishes.
  2. Top each with ½ of a noodle. Spoon ¼ of the spinach mixture into each dish. Add a ¼ of the chicken to each dish. Top each with more spaghetti sauce and ¼ cup of cheese.
  3. Repeat the layers except for the cheese. Save it for topping after the bake cycle.
  4. Cover with tinfoil and bake 40 minutes or until heated through.
  5. Add ¼ cup of cheese to the top of each dish and bake 5 more minutes. Allow to cool for 5 minutes before serving.

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Nutrition Information:


Amount Per Serving:Calories: 554 Saturated Fat: 17g Cholesterol: 152mg Sodium: 692mg Carbohydrates: 24g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 2g Protein: 40g

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