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The sweet squash contrasts beautifully with Smoky Marinara. You can make the marinara in advance, and store it in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.

Barbara Seelig Brown
Recipe by Cooking Light March 2003

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Yield:
2 lasagnas, 6 servings per pan
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 375°.

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  • Heat a large Dutch oven coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add onion; sauté 4 minutes or until tender. Add spinach; sauté 1 1/2 minutes or until spinach wilts. Combine provolone, parsley, salt, pepper, eggs, and ricotta cheeses in a large bowl.

  • Place squash in a microwave-safe bowl. Cover and cook on high 5 minutes or until tender.

  • Coat the bottom and sides of 2 (8-inch-square) baking dishes with cooking spray. Spread 1/2 cup Smoky Marinara in the bottom of one prepared dish. Arrange 2 noodles over sauce; spread 1 cup cheese mixture over noodles. Arrange 1 1/2 cups squash over cheese mixture; spread 3/4 cup sauce over squash.

  • Arrange 2 noodles over sauce; spread 1 cup cheese mixture over the noodles. Arrange 1 1/2 cups onion mixture over cheese mixture; spread 3/4 cup sauce over spinach mixture.

  • Arrange 2 noodles over sauce; spread 1 cup Smoky Marinara evenly over noodles. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup Parmesan. Repeat procedure with remaining ingredients in remaining pan. Cover each pan with foil.

  • Bake at 375° for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake an additional 30 minutes.

  • To freeze unbaked lasagna: Prepare through Step Cover with plastic wrap, pressing to remove as much air as possible. Wrap with heavy-duty foil. Store in freezer for up to 2 months.

  • To prepare frozen unbaked lasagna: Thaw completely in refrigerator (about 24 hours). Preheat oven to 375º. Remove foil; reserve foil. Remove plastic wrap; discard wrap. Cover lasagna with reserved foil; bake at 375º for 1 hour. Uncover and bake an additional 30 minutes or until bubbly.

Nutrition Facts

254 calories; calories from fat 30%; fat 8.5g; saturated fat 4.5g; mono fat 2.2g; poly fat 0.3g; protein 18.6g; carbohydrates 27.6g; fiber 3.3g; cholesterol 69mg; iron 3.2mg; sodium 560mg; calcium 414mg.
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