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Classic Lasagna
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Traditional baked pasta dish layered with noodles, meat sauce, spinach, and melted cheese.

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 12 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 156.8
Total Carbs 17.4 g
Dietary Fiber 3.7 g
Sugars 3.1 g
Total Fat 2.8 g
Saturated Fat 1.0 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.2 g
Potassium 127.9 mg
Protein 15.1 g
Sodium 267.2 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1/2 Fat , 1 Vegetables , 1 Meat , 1 Starch , 1/2 Lean Meat
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Ingredients Directions
  1. Begin by browning the ground beef and onion in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat, stirring to crumble. Drain the meat and then pat dry with paper towels to remove any excess fat.
  2. Return the meat to the skillet, and stir in the tomatoes, water, garlic, and Italian herb seasoning. Cover and bring to a boil, then reduce the heat, and simmer for 20 minutes.
  3. Cook the noodles according to the package directions. Drain well, and set aside.
  4. Cook the spinach according to the package directions. Drain well, and then squeeze out any excess moisture. Combine the spinach with the cottage cheese, Parmesan cheese, dried parsley, and oregano, and stir will to combine. Set aside.
  5. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  6. Place half of the cooked noodles in a 12x8x2-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Top with half each of cottage cheese mixture and American cheese. Spread half of the meat mixture over the top of that.
  7. Repeat layers with the remaining cooked noodles, cottage cheese mixture, shredded American cheese, and meat mixture.
  8. Bake for 30 minutes, and then let stand 10 minutes before serving.

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