Three Cheese Meat Lasagna
 
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A thick, saucy, meaty, cheesy Italian pasta dish made with lean ground beef and Barilla Tomato and Basil Pasta Sauce.
Serves: 8 Slices
Ingredients
  • 9 Barilla Lasagne Noodles
  • 1lbs. ground beef, lean
  • ¼ cup onion, diced small
  • ½ tbsp. garlic minced
  • 2 cup Ricotta Cheese, low fat
  • 24 oz jar Barilla Tomato & Basil All Natural Pasta Sauce
  • ¾ cup mozzarella cheese, shredded part skim
  • 2 tbsp. Parmesan cheese
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. In a large pot bring add 6 cups of water and a pinch of salt and bring to a boil. Add lasagna noodles and cook for 8 minutes until noodles are soft.
  3. Meanwhile in a skillet, add ground beef, onion and garlic and cook until beef is no longer pink. Drain the fat.
  4. Spray a 9 x 13 baking dish with cooking spray. Spread about a ¼ - ⅓ cup of Barilla Tomato & Basil All Natural Pasta Sauce to bottom of dish. Add 3 lasagna noodles to the bottom, top with ½ the ground beef mixture, top with half the ricotta cheese, top with 3 more lasagna noodles and remaining ground beef and remaining ricotta cheese. Top with 3 noodles and pour Barilla Pasta sauce over the top and spread until evenly layered. Sprinkle top with mozzarella cheese and Parmesan cheese. Cover with aluminium foil and bake for 40 minutes. Uncover and bake 15 - 20 minutes until cheese is bubbly.
  5. Let the lasagna sit for 5 minutes before cutting.
Notes
Calories per slice: 296, Fat: 7.9, Cholesterol: 50, Sodium: 293, Carbs: 33, Fiber: 3, Sugar: 6.2, Protein: 26
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 Slice
Recipe by Peanut Butter and Peppers at http://www.peanutbutterandpeppers.com/2013/12/12/three-cheese-meat-lasagna/