Lasagna Margherita - Vegetarian

Lasagna Margherita - Vegetarian
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 401.0
  • Total Fat: 13.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 68.7 mg
  • Sodium: 1,381.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 43.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.2 g
  • Protein: 26.0 g

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Introduction

This delicious lasagna is reminiscent of Margherita Pizza and cooks in an 8x8 pan, so it is perfect for 2 and cooks fast! This delicious lasagna is reminiscent of Margherita Pizza and cooks in an 8x8 pan, so it is perfect for 2 and cooks fast!
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1 teaspoon olive oil for the pan
    1 (24-26 ounce) jar marinara sauce
    1 (15-ounce) carton fat free ricotta cheese
    1/3 cup + 2 Tablespoons chopped fresh basil
    teaspoon crushed red pepper
    teaspoon salt
    6 no-boil lasagna noodles
    cup (2 ounces) grated Parmesan cheese
    2 3 ounces sliced Mozzarella cheese

Directions

1. Preheat the oven to 450˚.

2. Put the olive oil in an 8x8 inch baking pan and spread it around with a paper towel.

3. Combine the ricotta, 1/3 cup basil, crushed red pepper and salt in a bowl.

4. Put about cup tomato sauce in the baking pan. Put 2 lasagna noodles on top.

5. Top the noodles with 1 cup of the ricotta mixture and the slices of Mozzarella cheese.

6. Cover with about cup of marinara sauce.

7. Put 2 more noodles on the sauce and cover them with the remaining ricotta mixture.

8. Top the ricotta mixture with another cup of marinara sauce.

9. Place 2 more noodles on top and cover them with the remaining marinara sauce.

10. Cover with foil and bake for 25 minutes.

11. Remove the foil and sprinkle the 2 tablespoons basil and the Parmesan cheese over the lasagna.

12. Return to the oven, uncovered, and bake for 5 minutes more.

13. Let the lasagna stand for 5 minutes before serving.

Adapted from Cooking Light

Serving Size: makes 4

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user WENDYA78.