Sunday, August 21, 2011

The Anti-Chicken Fingers Movement - Everyday Lasagna Skillet

Recipe for 8/21/11 ~ Everyday Lasagna Skillet

This recipe is an old friend's that I converted into a healthy I try to do with just about any old recipe.  It's super yummy and easy!!

1- pd Lean Ground Beef
1/2 -pd of Turkey Burger
1 -26 oz jar of Pasta Sauce (I get the Heinz can w/Garlic)
1- Cup Water
5- Uncooked Whole Wheat Lasagna Noodles Broken into 2-Inch Pieces
1- 12 oz container of Low Fat Cottage Cheese
1/2- Cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
1-Tablespoon dried parsley leaves
2-Cups Shredded Italian Cheese

Cook ground beef & turkey burger in nonstick skillet over medium high heat 5-7 minutes, until thoroughly cooked: drain any fat.  Stir in pasta sauce, water & uncooked noodles. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cover; cook 20-25 minutes, stirring occasionally until pasta is almost tender.
Meanwhile, in a small bowl mix cottage cheese, Parmesan cheese, parsley and egg.  Spread over partially cooked pasta mixture.  Sprinkle with shredded Italian cheese.  Cover; cook 10-15 minutes - cottage cheese topping will be firmly set and cheese will be completely melted.
Serve with Salad, and Homemade Garlic Bread (Wheat Bread Toasted on Broil in the Oven with Smart Balance butter & Garlic Salt)

Skillet Lasagna. Photo by loofHappy Eating My Friends!!!!!!!  *Trina


dlangfitt said...

So, we tried this tonight and liked it. Lucy even tried it!! After a few bites, she thought it would be a good idea to add her blueberries to it. Why not, right? So, we added her blueberries and she had "Blueberry Lasagna Pasta", as she called it. Whatever works.... Thanks for sharing! (I will probably use a little less cheese next time)

Katrina & Leah said...

I have to say, my friend Iryna made this and said it rocked. Her one-year old son kept asking for more! :) A success!