Lasagna Margherite

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4 servings


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1 (26-ounce) jar fat-free tomato-basil pasta sauce
Cooking spray
1 (15-ounce) carton part-skim ricotta cheese
1/3 cup chopped fresh basil
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
6 no-boil lasagna noodles
1/2 cup (2 ounces) preshredded fresh Parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil


Preheat oven to 450°.

Spread 1/2 cup pasta sauce in bottom of an 8-inch square baking dish coated with cooking spray. Combine ricotta, 1/3 cup basil, crushed red pepper, and salt. Arrange 2 noodles over sauce; top with 1 cup ricotta mixture and 3/4 cup sauce. Repeat layers, ending with noodles. Spread remaining sauce over noodles. Cover and bake at 450° for 25 minutes or until noodles are tender and sauce is bubbly. Uncover lasagna, and top with Parmesan and 2 tablespoons basil. Bake lasagna an additional 5 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes.

Created date

October 2003

Nutritional Information

Calories 386
Caloriesfromfat 30 %
Fat 12.7 g
Satfat 7.6 g
Monofat 3.6 g
Polyfat 0.6 g
Protein 24 g
Carbohydrate 42.4 g
Fiber 3.7 g
Cholesterol 43 mg
Iron 2.8 mg
Sodium 959 mg
Calcium 620 mg