Thursday, November 29, 2012

What I Love: Vegetarian Lasagna

Check out this Vegetarian Lasagna recipe.
Just because it's Vegetarian it doesn't have to be boring, look at this delicious dish.

Prep Time
40 Minutes
Total Time: 9:25Hrs:Mins
Makes: 6 servings
2 cups tomato pasta sauce
1 medium zucchini, shredded (1 cup)
1 (12-oz.) container (1 1/2 cups) low-fat cottage cheese or 1 (15-oz.) container low-fat ricotta cheese
1 9-oz.) pkg. Green Giant® Frozen Spinach, thawed, squeezed to drain well
1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano or 1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano leaves
8 precooked lasagna noodles (shelf-stable or frozen), each about 7x3 inches
1 (4-oz.) can Green Giant® Mushroom Pieces and Stems, drained
8 oz. (2 cups) shredded mozzarella cheese

Spray 12x10-inch sheet of foil with nonstick cooking spray. In medium bowl, combine pasta sauce and zucchini; mix well. In another medium bowl, combine cottage cheese, spinach, Parmesan cheese and oregano; mix well.
Spread 1/4 cup sauce mixture in ungreased 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish. Top with 2 lasagna noodles. Spread about 1/2 cup sauce mixture over noodles. Drop 1/2 cup of spinach mixture by small spoonfuls over sauce mixture; spread carefully. Sprinkle with 1/4 of mushrooms and 1/2 cup of the mozzarella cheese.
Repeat layers 3 more times, beginning with noodles. Cover with foil, sprayed side down; refrigerate at least 8 hours or overnight.
Heat oven to 400°F. Bake covered for 45 minutes.
Uncover baking dish; bake an additional 10 minutes or until lasagna is bubbly around edges. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.
Makes 6 servings

Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens:
Ingredient Info:
Look for precooked oven-ready lasagna noodles near the dry pasta in the grocery store or in the frozen pasta section. Trim the precooked lasagna noodles to fit, if necessary.
Kitchen Tip:
This recipe may be baked immediately after assembly. Cover the dish with foil and bake at 400°F for 30 minutes. Uncover the dish and continue baking for about 10 minutes, or until it is bubbly around the edges.

Nutrition Information:
1 Serving (1 Serving)Calories 395(Calories from Fat 115),Total Fat 13g(Saturated Fat 6g,),Cholesterol 30mg;Sodium 1150mg;Total Carbohydrate 43g(Dietary Fiber 3g,Sugars 10g),Protein 27g;
Percent Daily Value*:Exchanges:3 Starch;2 1/2 Lean Meat;1 Fat;Carbohydrate Choices:3 ;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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