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Simple Lasagna Recipe

Simple Lasagna Recipe

Our Test Kitchen created tasty, cheesy homemade lasagna that couldn't be easier. This recipe even calls for no-cook noodles. Anyone can make this!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:3 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1 jar (14 ounces) spaghetti sauce with meat
  • 4 no-cook lasagna noodles
  • 1-1/3 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese and egg; set aside. Spread 1/3 cup sauce in an 8-in. x 4-in. loaf pan coated with cooking spray. Top with one noodle. Spread 1/3 cup sauce to edges of noodle. Top with a third of reserved cheese mixture and 1/3 cup mozzarella cheese. Repeat layers twice. Top with remaining noodle and sauce.
  • 2. Cover and bake at 400° for 25 minutes. Uncover; sprinkle with remaining mozzarella cheese; bake 5-10 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting. Yield: 3 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece (prepared with reduced-fat ricotta cheese) equals 457 calories, 20 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 135 mg cholesterol, 986 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 31 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.