Three Cheese Ground Soy Lasagna

Prep Time: 1 Hour Servings: 8 servings Difficulty: Easy

Ingredients:

  • 9 Lasagna noodles
  • 1 tsp Canola oil
  • 1 cup Onions, diced
  • 2 tsp Garlic, minced
  • 3 cup Tomato pasta sauce
  • 11⁄2 tsp Dried basil
  • 12 oz. Textured soy protein ground beef substitute
  • 2 cup Smooth 5% ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup Low fat mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1/3 cup Low fat milk
  • 1⁄4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Lightly spray a 13×9 inch baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  3. In a large pot of boiling water cook lasagna noodles as directed, or until tender. Drain and rinse under cold running water. Toss with oil and set aside.
  4. Spray a large skillet with non-stick cooking spray, Cook onions and garlic for 5 minutes or until browned. Stir in tomato sauce and basil.
  5. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 12-15 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  6. Stir in textured soy protein and simmer for another 3 minutes and set aside.
  7. In a bowl stir together ricotta, mozzarella, milk, and 3 tbsp of the parmesan cheese.
  8. Spread a 1⁄4 cup of the tomato sauce over the bottom of prepared baking dish. Top with three noodles. Spread half of cheese mixture over noodles. Top with 1/3 of tomato sauce. Top with three noodles.
  9. Spread remaining cheese mixture over noodles. Top with 1/3 of tomato sauce. Top with remaining noodles. Spread remaining tomato sauce over top. Sprinkle with the remaining parmesan. Cover pan tightly with foil.
  10. Bake in centre of oven for 20-25 minutes, or until hot all the way through.

Notes:
Nutritional information per serving: Protein 8.9g Total fat 5.1g Carbohydrates 44.9g Calories 251 Sodium 786mg Cholesterol 0mg

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