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Makeover Lasagna with Two Sauces

1 review

To start, our home economists reduced the total amount of meat in the recipe and replaced it with a healthier alternative-bulgur, a form of cracked wheat. This resulted in a thick "meaty" tomato sauce with less fat and more fiber. To lighten the cream cheese sauce, they used less butter and Parmesan cheese, replaced the milk with the fat-free variety and used reduced-fat cream cheese in place of the full-fat kind. Finally, they used three fewer lasagna noodles. The slimmed-down lasagna has 35% fewer calories, about 60% less fat, and half the saturated fat and cholesterol of the original. After...

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Favorite Skillet Lasagna

27 reviews

Whole wheat noodles and zucchini pump up nutrition in this delicious, family-friendly dinner. Topped with dollops of ricotta cheese, it...


Creamy Lasagna Casserole

23 reviews

Satisfy your gang with this casserole sent in by Shelly Korell. The Eaton, Colorado reader whips up a rich combination...


Three-Cheese Rice Lasagna

1 review

Fans of traditional lasagna are sure to be intrigued by this tasty twist—a rice-based version. Writes Gwen Cantwell from Sharon,...


Slow-Cooker Lasagna

113 reviews

Convenient no-cook lasagna noodles take the work out of this traditional favorite adapted for the slow cooker. It's so easy...

Weeknight Lazy Lasagna

6 reviews

On hectic nights, no one has time to stack several layers of lasagna. My version combines a few steps to...


Lasagna Cups

1 review

I love lasagna and garlic bread, so it only made sense to put them together in these fun little cups....

Pizza Lasagna

1 review

"My husband and I love pizza and lasagna. In this recipe, we have the best of both," notes Vicki Melies...


Egg Noodle Lasagna

Mary Oberlin of Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania was lucky enough to receive this recipe from one of her friends. The perfect take-along...


Cheesy Shell Lasagna

16 reviews

This zesty layered casserole is a real crowd-pleaser. It was one of our children's favorites when they were young...now our...


Skillet Lasagna

6 reviews

My husband loves this dish. It's easy, and helps promote the milk, cheese and beef products we produce on our...

Lasagna Deliziosa

56 reviews

Everyone loves this lasagna. It's often served as a birthday treat for guests. I've lightened it up a lot from...


Cheesy Lasagna

5 reviews

The four different types of cheese make this lasagna a real crowd-pleaser. You can vary the amount of mozzarella, Monterey...


Shortcut Sausage Lasagna

"My family and friends love this great tasting lasagna," writes Cindy Moore of Rhinelander, Wisconsin. "The recipe is almost foolproof....


Baked Lasagna Roll-Ups

13 reviews

This baked lasagna is far better tasting than any store-bought version. Ham and spinach combine for fabulous flavor. —Delia Kennedy,...


Skillet Bow Tie Lasagna

13 reviews

This quick recipe tastes just like lasagna, but you make it on the stove. It's very tasty and is always...

Sausage Ravioli Lasagna

10 reviews

Here’s a hearty entree that’ll have guests kissing the cook! You can easily alter it to please any palate—using ground...


Pepperoni Lasagna

8 reviews

I've served this satisfying lasagna for years - when our children were small, they preferred it more than a steak...


Muffin-Tin Lasagnas

13 reviews

This is a super fun way to serve lasagna for make-ahead lunches, potlucks or other fun get-togethers. My daughter took...