Macaroni Lasagna

Macaroni Lasagna

This is so satisfying, you won't even miss the meat!

Serves 4

1 3/4 cup Hunt's tomato sauce
1/4 teaspoon minced garlic
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 cups cooked macaroni
2 cups fat-free cottage cheese
4 oz shredded reduced-fat Mozzarella cheese (1 cup)
3/4 oz grated Kraft House Italian cheese (1/4 cup)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large skillet sprayed with olive-flavored cooking spray, combine tomato sauce, garlic, Italian seasoning and black pepper. Simmer 5 minutes. Spoon about 2/3 cup sauce mixture into an 8x8 baking dish sprayed with olive-flavored cooking spray. Layer half of macaroni, half of cottage cheese, and half of Mozzarella cheese. Repeat layer with remaining macaroni, cottage cheese, and Mozzarella cheese. Spoon remaining sauce over top. Evenly sprinkle House Italian cheese over sauce. Bake 45 minutes. Let set 2-3 minutes before serving.

Each serving equals:
HE: 2 3/4 Protein, 1 3/4 Vegetable, 1 Bread
257 Calories, 4gm Fat, 27gm Protein,
28gm Carbohydrate, 937mg Sodium
DIABETIC: 3 Meat, 1 1/2 Vegetable, 1 Starch

"Strong Bones Healthy Exchange Cookbook pg. 164
or Healthy Exchanges Food Newsletter, October 1994, pg. 7."

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