Lean Lasagna

Enjoy you’re your dinner with this cheesy beef lasagna that's baked to perfection - a flavorful meal.

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 1 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 14
  • servings 8

Ingredients

10
uncooked lasagna noodles
1
lb. extra-lean ground beef
1
cup chopped onions
2
garlic cloves, minced
3
teaspoons dried parsley flakes
1
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon dried basil leaves
1
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/2
teaspoon fennel seed
3
(8-oz.) cans no-salt-added tomato sauce
1
cup light ricotta or cottage cheese
2
egg whites
4
oz. (1 cup) shredded mozzarella cheese
2
tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Cook lasagna noodles to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; cover to keep warm.
  • 2 Meanwhile, heat oven to 350°F. In large skillet, brown ground beef, onions and garlic; drain well. Stir in parsley, salt, basil, oregano, fennel seed and tomato sauce. Reduce heat to low; simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 3 In small bowl, combine ricotta cheese and egg whites; blend well.
  • 4 Spoon and spread 1/4 cup beef mixture into ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) baking dish. Top with half of cooked noodles, half of beef mixture and half of ricotta cheese mixture. Repeat layers. Sprinkle with mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses.
  • 5 Bake at 350°F. for 35 to 40 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    320
    (
    Calories from Fat
    120),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    13g
    13%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    55mg
    55%;
    Sodium
    460mg
    460%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    27g
    27%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    24g
    24%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    20%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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