Everybody has to try this amazing free Chicken & Spinach Lasagna… Delightfully tasty & cheesy… The spinach adds an extra special flavour to this famous dish that the whole family will love!


Meat filling:
1 bunch English spinach
1 tblsp oil
1kg chicken mince
1 tsp crushed garlic
1 can chopped tomatoes
½ cup tomato paste
½ cup tomato sauce
½ cup chicken stock
1 tsp mixed herbs
salt & freshly ground black pepper to taste
lasagna sheets
1 cup grated cheddar cheese

Cheese sauce:
60g butter
1/3 cup flour
2 ½ cups milk
1 cup grated cheddar cheese


Meat Filling:
  • Remove the stalks from the spinach.
  • Plunge the spinach leaves into a saucepan of boiling water for 2 minutes or until tender, remove from boiling water and plunge into a bowl of iced water and drain.
  • Heat the oil in a large heavy based frying pan, add the mince and garlic and cook over a medium heat for about 5 minutes or until well browned.
  • Stir in the chopped tomatoes, tomato paste, tomato sauce, chicken stock and herbs and bring to the boil.
  • Reduce the heat and simmer partially covered for about 10 minutes or until the sauce has thickened slightly.
  • Season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
Cheese Sauce:
  • In a medium saucepan, heat the butter, add the flour and stir over a low heat for a minutes.
  • Gradually add the milk, stirring until smooth.
  • Stir continuously over a medium heat until the sauce thickens.
  • Remove from heat and stir in the cheese.
  • Grease a deep rectangular ovenproof dish.
  • Spread a ¼ of the chicken mixture at the base of the dish, followed by a layer of lasagne sheets, followed by 1/3 of the cheese sauce, then half the chicken mixture, all the spinach leaves, a layer of lasagna sheets, half the remaining sauce and all the remaining chicken mixture, a final layer of lasagne sheets, spread the remaining cheese sauce over the top and sprinkle the grated cheese over the top.
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 180°C for about 50 minutes or until cooked through and golden brown.
  • Serve with a fresh green salad.
Serves 8


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