Servings:

8

Mexican Express Lasagne


Ingredients

9CATELLI EXPRESS® Lasagne Noodle
1 jar (680 mL)Pasta Sauce
1 lb (500 g)lean ground chicken or beef
1 tbsp (15 mL)vegetable oil
1 cup (250 mL)mild or hot salsa
1 tsp (5 mL)ground cumin, or to taste
2eggs, beaten
2 cups (500 mL)Ricotta cheese, about 2 cups
2jalapeños or 2 tbsp (30 mL) canned, chopped green chilies
1/3 cup (75 mL)chopped fresh coriander
 1 pkg (340 g)shredded Mexican-flavoured cheeses or 3 cups (750 mL) shredded Monterey Jack cheese

Preparation

1
Sauté chicken in oil until no longer pink. Stir in salsa, cumin and all but ½ cup (125 mL) pasta sauce. Bring to a boil and simmer 1-2 minutes.
2
Whisk together eggs, ricotta cheese, jalapeños and coriander.
3
Spread reserved ½ cup (125 mL) sauce in 13 x 9 inch (3 L) baking dish. Top with 3 lasagne noodles. Spread ½ of the ricotta mixture over noodles. Cover with 1/3 sauce and 1 cup (250 mL) cheese.
4
Top with another 3 lasagne noodles, remaining ricotta mixture, 1/3 sauce and 1 cup (250 mL) cheese. Finish with remaining lasagne noodles, sauce then cheese.
5
Cover and bake in preheated 350ºF (180ºC) oven for 45-50 minutes. Remove fromCheck out our classic Catelli® Mexican Express Lasagne. Filled with warm and hearty goodness, it's always a dinnertime favourite.