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Mama's lasagna

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    Mama's lasagna Heart Smart Low Sodium

    Adding spinach to your lasagna provides plenty of vitamin A for healthy skin and eyes.


    • 9 servings lasagna noodles, cooked according to package directions
    • 2 cups fat-free cottage cheese
    • nonstick cooking spray
    • 2 cups marinara sauce
    • 2 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
    • 2 pounds fresh spinach, chopped


    1. Preheat oven to 375 F.
    2. Place cottage cheese in blender. Blend until smooth. Set aside.
    3. Spray a 9-by-13-inch pan with nonstick cooking spray.
    4. Spread about 1/2 cup of marinara sauce on the bottom of the pan.
    5. Arrange 1/3 of noodles in a single layer. Cover noodles with 1/3 of cottage cheese, then 1/3 of marinara sauce and 1/3 of spinach. Top with 1/3 of mozzarella cheese. Repeat two more times, until all ingredients are gone.
    6. Cover with foil and bake in oven for about 30 to 40 minutes, until a cooking thermometer inserted into the middle of dish reads 165 F.
    7. Remove foil and return to oven for about 5 minutes to brown cheese slightly.
    8. Remove from oven and let cool for 10 to 15 minutes. Cut into 12 squares.
    9. Serve warm.

    Makes 12 servings

    Recipe contains: wheat, milk

    Carb choices per serving: 3 1/2

    *Option not included in nutrition facts.

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