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Easy Low Calorie Garden Lasagna

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Easy Low Calorie Garden Lasagna

Easy Vegetarian Lasagna

Kimberley K. Eggleston
We make use of our fresh garden produce by using zucchini, mushrooms, and onions in this delicious low calorie lasagna dish. The mushrooms offer hearty texture so that the absence of meat is not missed.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour

Ingredients:

  • 9 lasagna noodles
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine
  • 1 medium onion, chopped (3/4 cup)
  • 1 25 oz. jar prepared tomato basil marinara sauce
  • 1 carton low-fat cottage cheese (1 1/2 lb.)
  • 1 large egg,
  • 1 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced (2 cups)
  • 1 lb. zucchini, thinly sliced (2 1/2cups)
  • 6 oz. shredded, part-skim mozzarella cheese

Preparation:

1. Cook the lasagna noodles according to package directions. Drain, and set aside.

2. Preheat the oven to 350°F.

3. In a heavy skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the garlic and onion, and cook 4 minutes, or until the onion is soft. Add the sauce, cottage cheese, egg, and mushroom. Reduce heat, and simmer for 5 minutes.

4. Spray a 9x13 inch baking pan with non-stick cooking spray. Place 3 lasagna noodles on the bottom of the pan. Next, layer 1/3 of the sauce mix, 1/3 of the zucchini, and then 1/3 of the cheese on top. Repeat this step, adding two more layers on top of the first, using the remaining noodles, sauce, zucchini, and cheese.

5. Cover with tin foil, and bake of 350°F for 45 minutes.

Serves 12

Per Serving Calories 222

User Reviews

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 5 out of 5
, Member lhssch

Delicious healthy swap for a lasagna craving! Since my roommate doesn't like mushrooms, I used a pound of yellow squash instead of mushrooms, and it turned out great! I had to add a can of tomato paste to thicken the sauce, though. I also used no boil noodles. I like them because they are thinner and get really tender. It could have used some parmesan though to add a little more flavor!

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