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Weeknight Lasagna Toss


I made this tonight and really enjoyed it. I had all the ingredients in so that was an added bonus. It's from Kraft Foods.

To increase the amount of veggies I added pureed carrots and butternut squash. (Approximately 2 oz each)

Weeknight Lasagna Toss

Weeknight Lasagna Toss

Weeknight Lasagna Toss

Ingredients

1 lb. lean ground beef
2 green peppers, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 jar (26 oz.) spaghetti sauce
1-2/3 cups water
1/4 cup KRAFT Zesty Italian Dressing
12 oven-ready lasagna noodles, broken into quarters
1 cup KRAFT Shredded Low-Moisture Part-Skim Mozzarella Cheese

2 oz pureed carrots and butternut squash (my own additions)

Directions

BROWN meat in large saucepan; drain.

ADD peppers, garlic, spaghetti sauce, water and dressing; bring to boil. Stir in noodles; cover.

COOK on medium-low heat 10 to 15 min. or until noodles are tender, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Sprinkle with cheese; cover. Let stand 5 min. or until cheese is melted.

****Kraft Kitchens Tips****
Special Extra
Stir 1/2 cup Ricotta Cheese into noodle mixture before sprinkling with shredded cheese.

Shortcut
Traditional lasagna can take up to 2 hours to prepare. Our version only takes 40 minutes. You save almost 1-1/2 hours!

Substitute
Substitute 12 regular lasagna noodles, broken into small pieces, for the oven-ready noodles. Increase water to 2 cups and cook 30 min., stirring occasionally.

sofi sofi 5 years 26 weeks
thank you :)
GirlC GirlC 5 years 26 weeks
Me again - Just checked it out further. The online site is nice. http://www.kraftfoods.com/foodandfamily/#/recipes
GirlC GirlC 5 years 26 weeks
Oh wow, yeah they charge now. Here's the link for the online version - http://www.kraftfoods.com/kf/FoodFamilyArchive/Pages/FoodAndFamilyArchiveLanding.aspx
GirlC GirlC 5 years 26 weeks
Hey Sofi - I think you can sign up for their emails... let me check it out.
sofi sofi 5 years 26 weeks
Interesting- thanks! I do like their recipes, so I'll check out the site :)
radarkitty radarkitty 5 years 26 weeks
kraftfoods .com I just went and looked it up and it looks like they charge for the magazine now. I've been getting it for a few years and I don't pay for it. Maybe because I signed up so long ago? Weird! They still have all the recipes that are in the mag online though.
sofi sofi 5 years 26 weeks
Kraft food and family magazine sounds interesting. Can I find a link for the mag just on Kraft.com or something? Must check out :)
GirlC GirlC 5 years 26 weeks
What I loved most about this is that I had all the ingredients in!
radarkitty radarkitty 5 years 26 weeks
Girlc, do you get the kraft food and family mag in the mail? I just got mine yesterday and this recipe was in it! :) It looks yummy.
Iveenia Iveenia 5 years 26 weeks
as said b4 ;) - is YUMMYYYY :FEEDME: :) thank you GirlC :)
kiwitwist kiwitwist 5 years 26 weeks
pureeing the veggies is a good idea!
sofi sofi 5 years 26 weeks
Oh, not mine- all from Girl C :)
eastcoastgirl eastcoastgirl 5 years 26 weeks
I like this idea!! I like Sofi's ideas too!It sounds so good!!
BeachBarbie BeachBarbie 5 years 26 weeks
This looks really good! :medal:
sofi sofi 5 years 26 weeks
Love making a skillet lasagna like this. Carrots and squash are good extras!
wren1 wren1 5 years 26 weeks
YUM! :drool: