Skillet Lasagna

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Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
Makes: 8 cups
Nutrition Facts: View Label(s)

Recipe Notes

  • Add fresh or canned (drained) sliced mushrooms.
  • Use whole wheat pasta instead to increase fiber and make this a whole grain meal.
  • Try pasta in a different shape.

Ingredients

1⁄2 pound
ground beef
1⁄2 cup
chopped onion
2 cloves
minced garlic or 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
2 1⁄2 cups
spaghetti or pasta sauce (26 to 28 ounce container)
1 cup
water
8 ounces
wide noodles
1 package
frozen chopped spinach, thawed (10 ounce)
1 package
lowfat cottage cheese (12 ounces or 2 cups)
1⁄2 cup
shredded mozzarella cheese (4 ounces)

Directions

  1. Stir ground beef, onion, and garlic together in a large skillet over medium high heat (350 degrees in an electric skillet) until meat is browned.
  2. Add spaghetti sauce and water to skillet and bring to a boil.
  3. Add uncooked noodles, stir, cover with lid, reduce the heat and simmer 5 minutes.
  4. Squeeze the thawed spinach to remove the juice then stir into the noodle mixture. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
  5. Spoon cottage cheese over the top. Sprinkle with mozzarella, cover and heat another 5 to 10 minutes until heated through and noodles are tender.
  6. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Notes

  • Add fresh or canned (drained) sliced mushrooms.
  • Use whole wheat pasta instead to increase fiber and make this a whole grain meal.
  • Try pasta in a different shape.
Last updated: 05/30/17

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