Chicken and Spinach Lasagna

2014-1-13-019-edited-withtextIn my opinion, slow cookers are awesome year round, but they’re especially perfect to use in the winter. Winter nights should be used for cuddling up on the couch with a blanket, not slaving over dinner for hours, so I love being able to throw a bunch of ingredients into my slow cooker, and having dinner magically be done, so I can focus my time on the couch cuddling.

Last year, I shared a classic slow cooker lasagna recipe, and this is a similar version that features spinach, chicken, and Alfredo sauce.  It’s got tons of flavor, and only requires 3 hours to cook, which makes it perfect for a weekend dinner.

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Serves 6

ingredients:
1 cup mozzarella cheese
1 cup ricotta cheese
1 tsp oregano
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
10 oz frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
10 oz Alfredo sauce
1/3 cup water
3 no-boil lasagna noodles
1 1/2 cups shredded chicken (I used a rotisserie chicken)
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese

instructions:
Combine the mozzarella cheese, ricotta cheese, oregano, cayenne pepper, and spinach in a medium bowl.
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In a small bowl, stir together the Alfredo sauce and the water, then set aside.
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Line the slow cooker with a liner (or spray with cooking spray), then break one lasagna noodle in half and cover the bottom of the slow cooker. Spread 1/3 of the spinach mixture on top of the noodle, followed by 1/2 cup chicken, and 1/3 of the Alfredo sauce, 1/3 of the Parmesan cheese. 2014-1-13-007-edited

Repeat the layers two more times.2014-1-13-009-edited

Cover and cook on low for 3 hours.
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Enjoy!
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Adapted from Crock Pot Slow Cooker Recipes

8 Comments
  • chelsea
    January 14, 2014

    Oh my goodness, this looks so good!

  • Carroll
    January 14, 2014

    Another amazing recipe! Can’t wait to try this one. 🙂

  • Jordan
    January 14, 2014

    OH MY GOODNESS. I can do this in a Crockpot? This looks delicious!

  • Katie
    January 14, 2014

    oh yum! and yes, I agree, slow cookers are amazing in the winter. It’s basically all I’ve been using on the weekends.

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