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Healthy Vegetarian Lasagna

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Ingredients
  Lasagna noodles 12 , divided (Whole Wheat / White)
  Part skim ricotta cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Low fat cottage cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Fresh parsley 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), finely chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper To Taste
  Marinara sauce 4 Cup (64 tbs), divided
  Part skim mozzarella cheese 1⁄2 Pound, grated, divided
  Freshly grated parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Cook lasagna noodles al dente using package directions; drain.
In a small bowl combine ricotta cheese, cottage cheese, parsley, garlic, nutmeg and pepper; mix well.
In a 9 x 13-inch baking dish spread 1 cup Marinara Sauce.
Arrange 4 noodles over sauce.
Spoon half the cottage cheese mixture over noodles in small mounds 2 inches apart.
Spoon 1 cup sauce over cottage cheese mixture.
Sprinkle with half the mozzarella cheese.
Repeat layers with 4 noodles, the remaining cottage cheese mixture, 1 cup sauce and the remaining mozzarella cheese.
Layer the remaining 4 noodles and 1 cup sauce on top.
Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
Cover.
Bake for 35 minutes.
Uncover.
Bake for 10 minutes longer.
Let stand for 5 to 10 minutes before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Lasagna
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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