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Short Cut Lasagna

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Short Cut Lasagna
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  • Makes: 6 Servings

No need to precook the noodles in this easy lasagna. Add a layer of extra veggies if you desire. Spinach would make a fantastic addition.

Ingredients

  • 1 jar spaghetti sauce (low sodium, 28 ounces)
  • 7 ounce dry lasagna noodles (can use 6-8)
  • 1 container ricotta cheese (part-skim, 15 ounces or cottage cheese)
  • 2 cup mozzarella cheese, part-skim, shredded
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese (grated)

Directions

1. Spready 1/2 the sauce on the bottom of a 2-quart baking dish or pan.

2. Layer half the dry noodles, ricotta and Parmesan.

3. Top with 1 cup sauce and layer rest of the noodles, ricotta and mozzarella.

4. Top with remaining spaghetti sauce.

5. Bake 60 minutes at 350°F. Remove and let is set for 20 minutes. Top with Parmesan cheese.

Notes

Add browned, drained meat or cooked vegetables if desired. Mix with middle layer of sauce. Spinach would make a fantastic addition. 

Source: ONIE Project - Oklahoma Nutrition Information and Education. Simple Healthy Recipes.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/6 of recipe
Nutrients Amount
Calories 442
Total Fat 17 g
Saturated Fat 9 g
Cholesterol 49 mg
Sodium 426 mg
Total Carbohydrate 44 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Total Sugars 8 g
Added Sugars included 1 g
Protein 27 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 562 mg
Iron 3 mg
Potassium 595 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Calories 442
Total Fat 17 g
Saturated Fat 9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
a-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 49 mg
Total Carbohydrate 44 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Total Sugars 8 g
Added Sugars 1 g
Protein 27 g
Minerals
Calcium 562 mg
Potassium 595 mg
Sodium 426 mg
Copper 240 mcg
Iron 3 mg
Magnesium 63 mg
Phosphorus 457 mg
Selenium 45 mcg
Zinc 3 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 192 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 1 mcg
Vitamin C 3 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 3 mg
Vitamin K 19 mcg
Folate 139 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 7 mg
Choline 42 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

MyPlate Food Groups
Vegetables
1/2 cups
Grains
1 1/4 ounces
Dairy
1 1/2 cups

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