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Ahhh Lasagna.... a well known, classic Italian dish that has become a staple in many American kitchens due to its versatility. It can be served as a simple dinner for a weeknight, be eaten as a snack, or served as the perfect dish for entertainment. Below is a recipe for a healthy, tasty version of this go-to dish.

Ingredients:
  • 3 cups chopped veggies of your choice
  • ½ chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup low fat ricotta cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups fresh spinach
  • 2 cups tomato sauce
  • 12 uncooked oven-ready whole grain lasagna noodles
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
Instructions
  1. Chop the veggies. Saute the onion and garlic in the oil over medium high heat. Add veggies and saute until tender. Set aside.
  2. Whisk egg into ricotta cheese and stir in fresh spinach.
  3. Pour a little sauce in the bottom of a greased 9×13 pan. Top with 4 lasagna noodles,1/2 cup ricotta mixture, ½ of the veggies, and ¾ cup sauce. Repeat; top entire pan with noodles, remaining sauce, and mozzarella cheese.
  4. Cover and bake for 40 minutes at 375 degrees. Remove foil and bake for 10 minutes more or until cheese is bubbly.
Credit to pinch of yum - check out her lovely blog!



 


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