Simply Lasagna

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. (450 g) lean ground beef
  • 2-1/2 cups Cracker Barrel Shredded Part Skim Mozzarella Cheese, divided
  • 2 cups light ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup Kraft 100% Parmesan Grated Cheese, divided
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 jar (650 mL) Classico di Napoli Tomato & Basil Pasta Sauce
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 12 lasagna noodles, uncooked

Method:

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Brown meat in large skillet on medium-high heat. Meanwhile, mix 1-1/4 cups mozzarella, ricotta, 1/4 cup Parmesan, parsley and egg until blended.
  3. Drain meat; return to skillet. Stir in pasta sauce. Pour water into empty sauce jar; cover and shake well. Add to skillet; stir until blended.
  4. Spread 1 cup meat sauce onto bottom of 13×9-inch baking dish; top with layers of 3 lasagna noodles, 1/3 of the ricotta mixture and 1 cup meat sauce. Repeat layers twice. Top with remaining noodles and meat sauce. Sprinkle with remaining mozzarella and Parmesan. Cover with foil sprayed with cooking spray.
  5. Bake 1 hour or until heated through, uncovering after 45 min. Let stand 15 min. before cutting to serve.

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