Chicken and Broccoli Lasagna

The importance of chicken meat:

1- One of the foods that burn fat to lose weight.. (chicken) is delicious and varied in its preparation methods, and it has a high percentage of protein. Chicken is used in a variety of local dishes, as a culling lunch and dinner.

2- Chicken meat is one of the most important food sources needed by the human body. The useful element in it is lean protein, that is, free of grease (fat).

Protein is composed of amino acids, and the main role of these acids is to maintain health by protecting the cells of the body, hormonal balance, and ensuring consistency of muscle strength and skin elasticity. Chicken meat is considered one of the most important sources of protein, as it is easy to digest, and contains in one gram an amount of protein greater than that present per gram of beef.

3- Iron is a mineral salt that is very necessary for the formation of red blood cells in the blood, and one of the types of iron is available in chicken, so people with anemia should eat a good amount of chicken.

4- Chicken meat contains some mineral salts, including phosphorous, which is important in the process of metabolizing starches, fats, and proteins. In addition to vitamin D, phosphorus plays an important role in building strong bones and teeth, so chicken should be eaten.

5- Chicken meat contains many vitamins such as riboflavin, which are important compounds for the exchange of substances in the body and for the production of carbohydrates, fats, albuminogens, for energy production, for the process of respiration in cells, and others.

9 lasagna noodles
4 boneless chicken breasts, cut into small cubes
12 oz. bag of frozen broccoli, thawed
8 oz. shredded mozzarella cheese
1 c. grated parmesan cheese
1 small onion chopped
2 cloves minced garlic
1/4 tsp. Plus 1 T. Salt
1 chicken broth
1 1/2 m full-fat milk
1 tsp. dried basil
2 t. olive oil
5 T. Butter
5 t. Flour

How To Make Chicken and Broccoli Lasagna Recipe

Bring a large pot of water to a boil, and add salt and noodles. Cook for 7-8 minutes until tender. Drain, drain cold water to prevent sticking, and set it aside. On a medium skillet, heat the oil and fry the chicken until fully cooked, add the broccoli, onion, and garlic and cook until the onions are translucent. Removing from fire & set apart. In another saucepan, melt the butter & beat in flour. Cook for 1 minute, add chicken broth and milk and whisk until sauce begins to thicken. Cook until the sauce tightly coats the back of the spoon. Remove from heat and add basil, salt, Parmesan cheese, and 1/4 C of mozzarella cheese.
Add the chicken mixture to the sauce and mix well. Assemble them… In a lightly greased 9″ x 13 pan”, place a layer of noodles, put a good layer of the sauce mixture on top, and sprinkle with a quarter of the remaining cheese. Repeat for a second layer ending with a topping of noodles, then pour any remaining sauce on top and sprinkle with the remaining cheese. Bake at 375 degrees for 30 minutes or until golden brown and bubbling.