Saturday, May 16, 2009

Lasagna and a half

sauce:
- 1 ½ lb. ground beef or turkey (browned & drained)
- 1 ½ jars/cans spaghetti sauce (or your own home-made sauce)
- 1 large can diced tomatoes (28 oz.)

~16 oz. shredded mozzarella cheese

cheese mixture:
- 15-24 oz. container lowfat ricotta cheese
- ¼-1/2 c. grated parmesan cheese
- ¼ tsp. oregano
- ¼ tsp. pepper
- 2-3 eggs
- optional: 1 shredded zucchini, 1 shredded carrot, and 1/4 c. chopped onion, cooked in 1 T olive oil until soft

layer in 9 x 13 pan AND 9 x 9 pan:
twice: (noodles, cheese mixture, mozzarella, sauce mixture)
then (noodles, sauce, mozzarella)

add 1/4 c. water carefully around edges of pan
cover tightly (can freeze at this point)

BAKE 375 for 45 min.
REMOVE FOIL and bake an additional 10 min.

1 comment:

The Thorley Family said...

mmm.. sounds yummy! We like to add 1-2 cups finely chopped fresh spinach (I run it through the food processor) and a tablespoon of fennel seeds to the cheese filling.