Petite Lasagna

Enjoy this classic Italian lasagna that’s made using beef, veggies, low-fat ricotta cheese with a rich flavor of spaghetti sauce-- a delicious dinner.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 55 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 3

Ingredients

1/2
lb. lean ground beef or bulk Italian sausage
1/4
cup chopped onion
1/4
cup chopped green bell pepper
1/4
cup chopped fresh mushrooms
1
(14-oz.) jar spaghetti sauce
3/4
cup low-fat ricotta cheese
2
tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1
egg, beaten
3
frozen precooked lasagna noodles (1 sheet), thawed
4
oz. (1 cup) shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray medium nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Add ground beef, onion and bell pepper. Cook and stir until browned; drain. Reduce heat to low; stir in mushrooms and spaghetti sauce. Simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 2 In small bowl, combine ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese, parsley and egg; mix well. If lasagna noodles are in perforated sheet, separate at perforations. Cut 1 of the lasagna noodles in half lengthwise.
  • 3 Spread 1/4 cup meat mixture in bottom of ungreased 9x5-inch (2-quart) loaf baking dish. Top with 1 1/2 lasagna noodles, 1/2 the ricotta mixture, 1/2 the remaining meat mixture and 1/2 the mozzarella cheese. Repeat layers, starting with noodles and ending with mozzarella cheese.
  • 4 Bake at 350°F. for 30 to 35 minutes or until thoroughly heated and bubbly.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    460
    (
    Calories from Fat
    150),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    17g
    17%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    85mg
    85%;
    Sodium
    980mg
    980%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    34g
    34%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    42g
    42%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    30%;
    Vitamin C
    25%;
    Calcium
    50%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 5 Lean Meat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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