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Lazy Day Lasagna

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Categories: Comfort Foods, Kid-friendly, Pasta Dishes
Type: Main Dishes

This recipe is a way to enjoy lasagna often and without a lot of fuss- and of course, it's healthy and delicious.

Serves: Serves: 4

Ingredients:

  • 8 ounces ground 90% lean turkey or beef
  • 1 3/4 cups (one 15-ounce can) Hunt's Chunky Tomato Sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons Sugar Twin or Sprinkle Sweet
  • 2 cups hot cooked mini lasagna noodles, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup fat-free cottage cheese
  • 4 (3/4-ounce) slices Kraft reduced-fat mozzarella cheese

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Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray an 8-by-8-inch baking dish with olive oil-flavored cooking spray.
  2. In a large skillet sprayed with olive oil-flavored cooking spray, brown meat. Stir in tomato sauce, Italian seasoning, and Sugar Twin. Arrange 1 cup noodles in prepared baking dish.
  3. Spoon 1 1/4 cups meat sauce and cottage cheese over top. Arrange remaining 1 cup noodles over cottage cheese.
  4. Evenly place mozzarella cheese slices over noodles and spoon remaining meat sauce over top.
  5. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes. Place baking dish on a wire rack and let set for 5 minutes. Cut into 4 servings.
Tips:
  • 1. 1 3/4 cups uncooked lasagna noodles usually cooks to about 2 cups. 2. Regular noodles may be used in place of lasagna noodles.

excerpted from:

From COOKING HEALTHY WITH THE KIDS IN MIND by JoAnna Lund. Used by arrangement with Perigee, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. Copyright 1998 by Healthy Exchanges, Inc.

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