Chicken Alfredo Lasagne Roll Ups

Ah….the richness and creaminess of Alfredo sauce combined with shredded chicken and then rolled up in lasagna noodles.   This Chicken Alfredo lasagna roll up recipe will delight the most picky food critic.

Chicken Alfredo Lasagne Roll Ups

Chicken Alfredo Lasagna Roll Ups – A Rich and Hearty Main Course

The recipe uses the idea of a traditional lasagna Alfredo dish but takes it to a new level with the individual portions in a roll up.  Easy to serve and lovely to look at on the plate.

I lighted it up a little (as much as you can lighten up Alfredo!) by using reduced fat cream cheese, 2% milk, and light butter.

To make the roll ups.  Start by boiling the noodles until al dente.  Then make the Alfredo sauce.

Butter and cream

Combine the butter, garlic and cream cheese over a medium low heat until combined.

cheese for sauceAdd the Parmesan, and shredded cheese,2% milk salt, pepper and oregano.  Still until well blended and continue whisking for about 15 minutes until the sauce thickens.

Alfredo in the bottom of the dishSpoon about 1/4 cup of the sauce in your baking dish.

make the roll upsPlace a bit of the Alfredo sauce on each noodle. Top with diced chicken, another teaspoon of the sauce and a bit of cheese.

Ready for more sauceGently roll them up and place on the Alfredo sauce in the baking dish.

Top with more sauce and shredded cheeseSpoon over the rest of the Alfredo sauce and the last of the shredded cheese. Bake for 30 minutes at 350 º F until the cheese is bubbly.

Chicken Alfredo Lasagne Roll UpsServe with garlic bread and a tossed salad and you have a great, and hearty meal that you will want to make again and again.

Yield: 5

Chicken Alfredo Lasagne Roll Ups

Chicken Alfredo Lasagne Roll Ups
Ah....the richness and creaminess of Alfredo sauce combined with shredded chicken and then rolled up in lasagna noodles.   This Chicken Alfredo lasagna roll up recipe will delight the most picky food critic.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes

Ingredients

  • For the Alfredo sauce:
  • ½ cup light butter
  • 2 ounces reduced fat cream cheese
  • 2 cloves. fresh minced garlic
  • 1 cup of 2% milk
  • kosher salt and freshly ground cracked black pepper
  • 1 1/2 tsp fresh oregano
  • 2/3 cup Parmesan reggiano cheese
  • 2 cups of shredded cheese (I chose Jarlsberg)
  • For the rollups:
  • 10 whole wheat lasagna noodles
  • 16 oz chicken breast, cooked and shredded (I used a rotisserie chicken)
  • 1 cup shredded Jarlsberg cheese (cheddar is fine too)

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350º F.
  2. Cook the lasagna noodles according to package directions until they are al dente. Drain and rinse the noodles with cold water and lay them on a paper towel to remove the excess water.
  3. To make the sauce:
  4. Melt the butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
  5. Add the fresh minced garlic and cook for about 1 minute.
  6. Stir in the cream cheese and whisk until smooth. Add in the 2% milk.
  7. Season with the salt, pepper and oregano. Add 2 cups of Jarlsberg cheese and the Parmesan cheese. Bring to a simmer and whisk frequently until the sauce thickens - about 15 minutes.
  8. To make the rollups:
  9. Spray an 8×8 pan with Pam cooking spray and spread about 1/4 cup of the Alfredo sauce over the bottom of the pan.
  10. Spread 1 tsp of the Alfredo sauce over each noodle.
  11. Take some of the shredded chicken and spread it evenly over each noodle and top with another tsp of sauce about 2 Tbsp shredded Jarslberg cheese.
  12. Carefully roll up each lasagna noodle and place the seam side down in the baking dish on top of the Alfredo sauce.
  13. Once the roll ups are all in the pan, pour the remaining Alfredo sauce over the top and top with more shredded Jarlsberg cheese.
  14. Bake at 350º F for about 30 minutes until heated through and cheese is bubbly.
  15. Serve with a tossed salad and garlic bread.

Nutrition Information

Yield

5

Amount Per Serving Calories 641.4 Total Fat 35.8g Saturated Fat 18.4g Unsaturated Fat 7.8g Cholesterol 132.3mg Sodium 869.9mg Carbohydrates 46.1g Fiber 7.2g Sugar 2.8g Protein 38.9g

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