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Creamy Pesto Chicken Lasagna Rolls | Creme de la Crumb

Creamy Pesto Chicken Lasagna Rolls

Tender lasagna noodles filled with cheesy chicken and topped with easy homemade creamy pesto sauce!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
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Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 728kcal
Author Tiffany


  • 8 lasagna noodles (regular or wheat)
  • about 2 cups shredded chicken
  • 8 ounces light cream cheese softened
  • 1 cup light ricotta cheese OR plain greek yogurt
  • β…“ cup shredded parmesan cheese


  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • 2 cups milk (I used fat free half and half)
  • ΒΌ cup pesto (click [url:1]HERE[/url] for my amazingly easy 5 minute homemade pesto recipe!)
  • β…“ cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat oven to 350 and lightly grease a 9x13 baking pan or similar casserole dish. Set aside.
  • Cook noodles til tender according to package's directions - be careful not to overcook them, you don't want them to fall apart while handling later!
  • Lay noodles out on a flat clean surface. Add chicken, cream cheese, ricotta cheese (or greek yogurt) and parmesan cheese to a bowl and stir to combine. Spread some of the chicken mixture along each noodle, distributing evenly between the noodles. Roll each noodle up and place in prepared baking dish.
  • To make the sauce, melt butter over medium heat in a medium sauce pan. Sprinkle flour over melted butter, then stir for 1 minute til butter and flour combine and clump together. Slowly whisk in milk until smooth. (you may need to mash out a few lumps with a spoon or rubber spatula) Stir in pesto, parmesan cheese, and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Pour pesto sauce over the lasagna rolls. Sprinkle with additional parmesan cheese if desired. Bake for about 10-15 minutes until rolls are hot throughout. Serve immediately.


Vegetarian option: simply leave out the chicken to make this dish vegetarian friendly!


Calories: 728kcal | Carbohydrates: 65g | Protein: 46g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 122mg | Sodium: 851mg | Potassium: 630mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 1015IU | Calcium: 564mg | Iron: 2mg