Mr. Food: Chili Lasagna

March 27, 2011 9:14:02 AM PDT
Makes 6 Servings


9 lasagna noodles
1 (15-ounce) container ricotta cheese
3 cups (12 ounces) shredded Cheddar cheese, divided
3 scallions, thinly sliced, divided
1 (8-1/2-ounce) can whole-kernel corn, drained
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
2 (15-ounce) cans no-bean chili


1.Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat a 9" x 13" baking dish with cooking spray.

2.Cook lasagna noodles according to package directions; drain.

3.Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, combine ricotta cheese, 2 cups Cheddar cheese, 2 sliced scallions, the corn, egg, salt, and pepper; mix well.

4.Spread 3/4 cup chili over bottom of baking dish. Place 3 lasagna noodles over chili. Place half of ricotta mixture evenly over noodles then top with half of remaining chili. Place 3 noodles over chili then top with remaining cheese mixture. Place remaining noodles over cheese mixture then top with remaining chili. Sprinkle the remaining 1 cup Cheddar cheese over top.Cover tightly with aluminum foil.

5.Cover tightly with aluminum foil and bake 30 to 35 minutes, or until heated through and bubbly. Remove foil and bake 5 more minutes. Remove from oven and sprinkle with remaining sliced scallion. Let sit 5 minutes before serving.