Chicken, Courgette and Butternut Squash Lasagne

Chicken, Courgette and Butternut Squash Lasagne

30 July 2021
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#ad3d00
Card Label
Dinner
Recipe Name
Chicken, Courgette and Butternut Squash Lasagne
Difficulty
Easy
Total Time
00:45
Serves
6-8 portions
Introduction
There is nothing more satisfying than adding a modern and healthy twist to a classic dish.

Ingredients
  • 6Chicken breasts, sliced thinly
  • 2Large courgettes
  • 1Butternut squash
  • 9gPaprika
  • 10 - 14Lasagne sheets
  • 300gGrated cheese
  • to tasteSalt and pepper
  • 120gPlain flour, sieved
  • 120gButter
  • 3gEnglish mustard
  • 1 litreMilk
  • 200mlDouble cream
  • 1/2Whole nutmeg, ground
Method
  • Step 1 To make the sauce: Heat the milk in a pan, and in a separate pan, carefully heat the butter without browning it.
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  • Step 2 Stir the flour into the butter stirring continuously for 2-3 minutes on a medium heat.
  • Step 3 The flour should be a golden colour.
  • Step 4 Next, use a ladle to add a little of the heated milk to the butter/flour mixture stirring continuously until the milk has been combined.
  • Step 5 Continue until all of the milk has been added.
  • Step 6 Stir in the cream, mustard and nutmeg then check the seasoning and remove the pan from the heat.
  • Step 7 To make the lasagne: Spiralize the courgettes and sweet potatoes with the Spiral slice blade. Cut the ribbons into 5-6 cm pieces.
  • Step 8 Build up your lasagne in layers. Start with a little bechamel sauce in the bottom of an over proof tray.
  • Step 9 Place a layer of lasagne sheets over that followed by a layer of chicken, butternut squash, courgette and more sauce and sprinkle with paprika.
  • Step 10 Then add another layer of lasagne sheets followed by the chicken, and continue in this way until the chicken, butternut squash and courgette have been used up.
  • Step 11 The top layer should consist of a layer of lasagne sheets and bechamel sauce, sprinkled with the cheese.
  • Step 12 Cook in an oven on 175ºC for 30-35 minutes until the chicken is thoroughly cooked.
  • Step 13 Toms Tip: Halloumi to replace the chicken.
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Russell Hobbs

Russell Hobbs was founded in the UK in 1952 by Bill Russell and Peter Hobbs, whose combined design and engineering flair allowed them to launch a company that remains a leading brand to this day. Over the years, Russell Hobbs has built up a legacy of design and innovation that placed the brand at the heart of the consumer’s home. The first automatic switch off kettle, the first automatic coffee maker and even the first plastic kettle were all Russell Hobbs innovations.