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Godfather Light

Are you looking for a way to eat like the Godfather and feel like you’ve been Italian gut-bombed?  How about trying some vegetarian lasagna?  Here is a recipe:

Ingredients:

  • 1 box of lasagna noodles
  • 1 bag of fresh spinach (you can use frozen if you like)
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 small jar of mushrooms
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 2 cups low-fat ricotta cheese
  • 1 tbsp parmesan cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1 can fire roasted tomatoes
  • 1 small can tomato paste
  • 2 cups low fat shredded cheese
  • Water
  • Olive Oil

Steps:

  1. Boil lasagna noodles until soft. Set aside
  2. Chop onion and garlic and sauté in olive oil; add spinach and cook down then add mushrooms
  3. Mix ricotta and Parmesan cheese.
  4. Whisk egg and add to cheese mixture. Set aside.
  5. Mix tomato paste with water to thin out slightly. Season to taste.
  6. Spray 8×8 pan and put spoonful of tomato sauce on the bottom.
  7. Begin layering: noodles, ricotta cheese mix, tomatoes, spinach mix, shredded cheese.
  8. Finish with noodles, sauce and cheese on top.
  9. Bake at 400 degrees for approx. 45 mins.
  10. Enjoy!!

** Next week, a recipe for Lettuce Asian Chicken Wraps that even my kids will eat!

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