Mediterranean Spinach Lasagna
|Lasagna noodles||9 (Uncooked)|
|Vegetable cooking spray||1|
|Mushrooms||2 Cup (32 tbs), sliced|
|Shredded carrot||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Onion||1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped|
|No salt added tomato sauce||16 Ounce (2 Can)|
|No salt added tomato paste||6 Ounce (1 Can)|
|Canned sliced ripe olives||2 1⁄4 Ounce, drained (1 Can)|
|Dried oregano||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Dried basil||1 Teaspoon|
|Frozen chopped spinach||10 Ounce, thawed (1 Package)|
|1% cottage cheese||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Nonfat cream cheese||1 Cup (16 tbs), softened|
|Lemon juice||1 Tablespoon|
|Shredded part skim mozzarella cheese||6 Ounce (1 1/2 Cups)|
|Parmesan cheese||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), grated|
Cook noodles according to package directions, omitting salt and fat.
Drain and set aside.
Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; place over medium-high heat until hot.
Add mushrooms, carrot, and onion; saute 5 minutes.
Remove vegetable mixture from heat, and stir in tomato sauce, tomato paste, olives, oregano, basil, and pepper.
Set mixture aside.
Drain spinach, and press between paper towels to remove excess moisture.
Combine spinach, cottage cheese, nonfat cream cheese, and lemon juice.
Set spinach mixture aside.
Place 3 lasagna noodles in bottom of an 11- x 7-x 1 1/2-inch baking dish coated with vegetable cooking spray.
Spoon one-third of spinach mixture over noodles.
Spoon one-third of vegetable mixture over spinach mixture.
Top with one-third of mozzarella cheese.
Repeat layers twice with remaining noodles, spinach mixture, vegetable mixture, and mozzarella cheese.
Top with Parmesan cheese.
Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 30 to 35 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
Let stand 10 minutes before serving.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1333 Calories from Fat 482
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 55 g84.6%
Saturated Fat 24.2 g121.2%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 132.6 mg44.2%
Sodium 2485.9 mg103.6%
Total Carbohydrates 121 g40.2%
Dietary Fiber 31.6 g126.3%
Sugars 56.3 g
Protein 97 g193.1%
Vitamin A 1152.2% Vitamin C 305.9%
Calcium 244.7% Iron 127%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet