Prep 40 mins
Cook 45 mins
A different twist on the basic Sicilian Lasagna we are are so accustomed too. This is loaded with white sauce,meaty tomato sauce,and Mozzarella. It is outstanding,and truly delicious.
- 1 lb sweet Italian sausage, cooked with out casing and crumbled
- 1 large chicken breast half, cooked and chopped
- 1 medium sweet onion, chopped and cooked in olive oil
- 3 grated garlic cloves
- 3⁄4 cup dry red wine, i used a mixed red wine
- 1 3⁄4 cups water
- 1 (12 ounce) can tomato paste
- 1 (14 ounce) candiced petite tomatoes, drained
- 2 stalks celery, chopped finely
- 2 carrots, shredded small
- 1 dash black pepper
- 1 teaspoon italian seasoning
- 1 teaspoon dried basil
- 1⁄3 cup melted butter
- 1⁄3 cup flour
- 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
- 1 dash nutmeg
- 3 cups half-and-half
- 2 cups mozzarella cheese
- 1 3⁄4 cups parmesan cheese
- 3 tablespoons dried parsley
- 1 lb lasagna noodle, partially cooked not soft. follow directions on the box
- Heat oven to 350 degree's.
- make sauce as follows.
- 1 Cook the sausage, chicken, and onion separately, I poach the chicken first until no pink shows.
- In a sauce pan mix wine, tomato paste, Petite Tomatoes,water together to combine. Add the garlic,Basil,pepper,Italian Seasoning ,carrots,celery. Add in the chicken and sausage. bring to a boil,and reduce to simmer for one hour uncovered.
- 2 Mix the Parmesan cheese,parsley,and Mozzarella together and set aside,.
- 3 Make the white sauce. Melt butter in saucepan on stove on low. Add the flour and mix well. Add the half and half, and salt. Stir constantly while cooking until sauce becomes thick like a heavy cream. Season with salt and pepper.Remove from heat.
- 4 In a 13x9 inch pan spread 1 cup of meat sauce on the bottom. Top with as many Lasagna noodle that will fit. Usually 3-4 will do.
- 5 Spread half the White sauce over noodles. Put half the Mozzarella on top of white sauce. Next layer Lasagna noodles, meat sauce, Mozzarella mixture. Net Lasagna Meat sauce,White sauce,and top with Mozzarella. Bake at 350 degree's for 45 minutes,or until done.
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