Combining this delicious cauliflower and 3 cheese chicken lasagne recipe makes for a healthy meal.

Chicken Cauliflower

Chicken and Cauliflower Lasagne

Easy chicken lasagne recipe
5 from 8 votes
Pin Recipe
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 40 minutes
Course Main, Main Course, Main meal
Cuisine South African
Servings 8 servings
Calories 344 kcal


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 leek trimmed, thinly sliced
  • 500 gram chicken mince
  • 200 gram mushroom button, sliced
  • 1 bunch spinach trimmed, chopped
  • 250 gram cream cheese chopped
  • 1 tsp dried tarragon
  • 125 ml tomato pasta sauce
  • 100 gram mozzarella grated

Cauliflower Lasagne Sheets

  • 1.1 kg cauliflower trimmed
  • 40 gram grated parmesan
  • 2 eggs


  • For the cauliflower lasagne sheets, process half of the cauliflower in a food processor until finely chopped.
  • Transfer to a microwave-safe bowl. Repeat with the remaining cauliflower.
  • Cover and microwave on high, stirring continuously for 10 minutes till tender.
  • Drain through a fine sieve, return to the bowl and add the egg and parmesan stir well to blend.
  • Season, and stir well to blend.
  • Preheat your oven to 180ºC (350ºF).
  • Line 2 large baking trays with baking paper.
  • Divide the cauliflower mixture between the prepared trays and use your fingertips to gently press each batch of cauliflower mixture to a rectangle of 22 x 30 cm (8 x 12 inches).
  • Cook for 20 minutes until the mixture has dried out.
  • Set aside to cool. Cut into 10 cm (4 inches) width lasagne sheets.
  • Using a large non-stick frying pan over high heat, heat the oil add the leek and reduce the heat to low and cook, stirring continuously for 4 minutes until soft.
  • Increase the heat to high add the chicken and cook, breaking them up with a wooden spoon for 5 minutes till cooked.
  • Add the mushrooms, stirring often for 5 minutes or until the mushrooms are golden.
  • Add the spinach, stirring occasionally for 4 minutes until the spinach is wilted.
  • Add the cream cheese, stirring for 2 minutes until the cream cheese has melted, stir through the tarragon and season, set aside.
  • Grease a square pan 19 x 24 cm ( 7 x 9 inches) baking dish.
  • Brush the base of the prepared dish with half of the tomato pasta sauce.
  • Place 2 pieces of lasagne over the pasta sauce.
  • Top with half of the chicken mixture and sprinkle with ⅓ cup mozzarella.
  • Repeat with another layer of cauliflower and the remaining chicken mixture.
  • Top with remainder lasagne.
  • Finish with pasta sauce and mozzarella.
  • Bake for 30 minutes or till golden, and set aside for 7 minutes to rest before serving.


Calories: 344kcalCarbohydrates: 13gProtein: 24gFat: 23gSaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 143mgSodium: 387mgPotassium: 1156mgFiber: 4gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 4788IUVitamin C: 80mgCalcium: 241mgIron: 3mg
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