Weekday Lasagna

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 314.0
  • Total Fat: 8.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 69.1 mg
  • Sodium: 670.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 31.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.1 g
  • Protein: 31.6 g

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Introduction

This hearty lasagna is easy enough to throw together any day of the week! Made lighter and healthier by using low-fat cheeses and whole grain pasta. This hearty lasagna is easy enough to throw together any day of the week! Made lighter and healthier by using low-fat cheeses and whole grain pasta.
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    1 lb. 93% lean ground beef
    1 small onion, chopped
    1 can (28 oz) italian-style crushed tomatoes
    1 can (6 oz) tomato paste
    1 c. water
    4 cloves garlic, minced
    1 T. italian seasoning
    1 t. basil
    1 t. oregano
    1 t. salt
    1/2 t. pepper
    1 egg, lightly beaten
    24 oz. cottage cheese (1%)
    2 T. parmesan cheese
    7 whole wheat lasagna noodles (uncooked)
    6 oz. shredded mozzarella (2%)

Directions

Brown beef and onion until meat is no longer pink, drain. Stir in tomatoes, water, tomato paste, garlic, seasonings and simmer for approx. 10 min.

In separate bowl, combine egg, cottage cheese and parmesan.

Spray 13x9 pan with nonstick cooking spray. Spread 2 c. meat sauce in bottom of pan, top with half the noodles, half the cottage cheese, and half the remaining meat sauce. Repeat layers.

Cover and bake at 350 for 45-50 min. Uncover; sprinkle with mozzarella. Bake for additional 5-10 min. or until bubbly and cheese is melted. Let stand for 10-15 min. before cutting.

8 servings

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user PIANOMOM33.

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  • I made this with a 24 oz of cottage cheese and regular noodles! It made sOOO much! It was delicious and very large portions. I felt a little guilty, but enjoyed every bite! - 5/23/11

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