Chicken, Mushroom and Bechamel Lasagna

Our first time cooking a lasagna and it has become a family favourite

Submitted by Felicity Barnett

Chicken, Mushroom and Bechamel Lasagna

Our first time cooking a lasagna and it has become a family favourite
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 5 hrs
Total Time 5 hrs 15 mins

Ingredients
 

  • Lasagna sheets
  • 800g Chicken Mince
  • 1 Onion, diced
  • 2 cloves Garlic, finely diced or minced
  • 2 cups Mushrooms, finely diced + 4 extra mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 tspns Thyme
  • Pinch cracked Pepper
  • 220g Bocconcini traditional, sliced
  • 1 1/4 cups Passata

Bechamel Sauce

  • 40g Butter
  • 4 tblspns Plain Flour
  • 3 cups Milk

Instructions
 

Prepare Bechamel Sauce

  • Place butter in a microwave safe jug (I use a 2L pyrex), microwave on high until melted, approx 45 seconds
  • Whisk flour into butter, microwave for approx 1 minute until it resembles breadcrumbs
  • Add half the milk, whisking to combine
  • Microwave in 1 minute bursts until mix begins to thicken
  • Gradually add remaining milk, whisk to combine
  • Return to microwave until thick,3-6 munutes, whisking a couple of times during
  • Allow to cool

Mince mix

  • Combine mince, onion, garlic, diced mushrooms, thyme, pepper and 1.5 cups bechamel sauce

Assemble Lasagna

  • Place one layer of lasagna sheets in bottom of slow cooker bowl.
  • Spread half the mince mixture over lasagna sheets
  • Place slices of bocconcini evenly on top (8 slices)
  • Repeat
  • Spread remaining bechamel over lasagna sheets
  • Pour passata sauce over top of bechamel
  • Place 5 pieces of bocconcini down the centre of lasagna
  • Cook on auto for 5hrs (Breville Ikon 7L sc)
  • With an hour remaining place extra mushrooms down the centre and cover with remaining bocconcini slices

Notes:

  • - Bocconcini can be replaced with Lactose free cheese cut in approx 2cmx0.5cm pieces
  • - I used Gluten free lasagna sheets, Gluten free flour and Lactose free milk
  • - Egg free, Gluten free, Lactose free and Soy free
  • - Can be frozen
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