Easy Lasagna Casserole
From: Vicki Email:
Date: Sunday, October 03, 2004 (7:02:23 PM AZ)
I made this a few weeks ago for my family and for my mom, her husband, my brother and my niece. It was a hit with
everyone. I got requests to make it again.
Easy "Lasagna" Casserole - Serves 4
8 ounces ground 90% lean turkey or beef (I used 99% lean turkey)
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
1 3/4 cups(15 ounce) Hunt's chunky tomato sauce (I used hunts petite diced tomatoes and tomato sauce)
1 teaspon Italian Seasoning
2/3 cup Carnation nonfat dry milk powder
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup (4 ounces) Philadelphia FF Cream cheese
1/4 teaspoon minced garlic
1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
2 cups cooked medium width noodles
1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon (2 1/4 ounces) shredded Kraft reduced fat mozzarella cheese (I used fat free)
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a large saucepan sprayed with olive-falvored cooking spray, brown meat and onion.
Stir in tomato sauce and Italian Seasoning. Lower heat and simmer 10 minutes. MEanwhile in a medium saucepan,
combine dry milk powder, water, and cream cheese. Add garlic and parsley flakes. Cooke over medium heat, stirring
constantly, until cream cheeses melts. Stir in cooked noodles. Pour noodle mixture into an 8x8 dish sprayed with
olive oil flavored cooking spray. Spread meat mixture evenly over noodle mixture. Evenly sprinkle mozzarella cheese
over top. Bake, uncovered 15-20 minutes. Let set 5 minutes before serving. Cut into 4 pieces.
HE: 2 3/4 protein,2 Vegetable, 1 Bread, 1/2 Skim Milk
328 Calories, 8gm fat, 28gm Protein, 36gm carb, 773mg Sodium,2 gm fiber
DIABETIC: 3 meat, 2 starch, 1 vegetable
HINT: 1 3/4 cups uncooked noodles usually makes about 2 cups cooked.