Lasagna For Two with Leftovers Recipe

Looking for an easy Lasagna for Two with Leftovers recipe? Learn how to make Lasagna for Two with Leftovers using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by johnandgloria

Makes 6 servings



Recipe adjusted so two people can clean up in two or three meals. Freezes well.

Recipe Ingredients for Lasagna for Two with Leftovers

5 oz. lasagne (about 6 noodles)
8 oz. canned tomato sauce
16 oz. spaghetti sauce
1/2 lb. extra lean ground pork (made into homemade Italian sausage)
15 oz. cottage cheese, uncreamed, dry, small curd (or 15 oz. lowfat ricotta cheese)
2 c. shredded mozarella
1/2 c. grated parmesan
2 eggs
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. black pepper
1 t. dried parsley

Recipe Directions for Lasagna for Two with Leftovers

  1. Cook and drain lasagne noodles according to package direction.

  2. Cook pork in small skillet until all pink is gone. Add spagetti sauce and allow to simmer for 5-10 minutes.

  3. Mix cottage cheese or ricotta with 1 1/2 cups of the mozarella, all of the parmesan, eggs and spices.

  4. To assemble: Spray glass loaf pan with cooking spray. Pour 1/2 the can of tomato sauce in bottom of loaf pan. Spread around to cover.

  5. Cut two lasagne noodles to fit and place min bottom of loaf pan, overlapping slightly.

  6. Spread half of cheese mixture over noodles, covering well.

  7. Spoon half of meat sauce over cheese.

  8. Layer on two more noodles cut to fit and continue building as before until you have placed the third layer of noodles on top (you may have to use the pieces you cut off).

  9. Spoon remaining tomato sauce over top. Sprinkle with reserved mozarella. Place on a baking sheet to catch any bubble-over. Cover with aluminum foil.

  10. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Remove foil and bake another 15 minutes or until browned and bubbly through.

  11. Can be made ahead and frozen. Thaw in refrigerator before baking. Then proceed as above.

Categories

Main Dish, Italian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 306.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
598
Calories from Fat
149
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
16.6g
26%
Saturated Fat
8.8g
44%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
155mg
52%
Sodium
7503mg
313%
Potassium
1049mg
30%
Total Carbohydrates
71.4g
24%
Dietary Fiber
3.8g
15%
Sugars
2.8g
Protein
41.2g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 48% Iron 19%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sodium
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