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Spinach/Potato Lasagna

Potato Spinach Lasagna

Potato Spinach Lasagna
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Prep time: 30 minutes
Cook time: 45 minutes
Makes: 4 Servings

A unique and flavorful meat-free lasagna layered with sliced potatoes instead of noodles.

Ingredients

small red potatoes
1/2 cup onion (chopped)
2 cloves garlic (minced)
1 tablespoon olive oil
3 ounces Fresh Baby Spinach (about 3 1/2 cups)
3/4 cup non-fat ricotta cheese (or cottage cheese)
3/4 cup Part-skim mozzarella cheese (shredded)
2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese (grated)
egg (beaten)
1 1/2 cups reduced sodium pasta sauce (about 1/2 of 24-oz jar)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Bring water to a boil in large sauce pan.
  3. Thinly slice potatoes, add to boiling water and cook 5 minutes, drain and rinse with cool water; drain again.
  4. Heat olive oil in medium skillet, add onions and garlic; sauté about 2-3 minutes until just starting to brown.
  5. Add spinach, sauté 1 more minute.
  6. Remove from heat and drain off liquid.
  7. In a medium bowl, mix cheese with egg until well blended.
  8. Add layers to 8" square baking dish as follows, using about 1/4 of each: pasta sauce, potato slices, sauteed spinach mixture and cheese mixture. 
  9. Repeat layers until all ingredients are used.
  10. Cover with foil.
  11. Bake about 35-40 minutes.
  12. Remove foil and bake an additional 10 minutes until cheese is melted. 

Notes

Serve with sparkling water, lemon slice, and a slice of rustic grain bread.

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Nutrition Information
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Nutrients
Amount
Calories
440
Total Fat
12 g
Saturated Fat
4 g
Cholesterol
70 mg
Sodium
360 mg
Total Carbohydrate
63 g
Dietary Fiber
8 g
Total Sugars
12 g
Added Sugars included
6 g
Protein
19 g
Vitamin D
0 mcg
Calcium
341 mg
Iron
4 mg
Potassium
1716 mg
MyPlate Food Groups
Vegetables
2 1/2 cups
Protein Foods
1/4 cup
Dairy
1 cup

Apple Oatmeal Muffins using applesauce instead of oil

posted Dec 5, 2016, 8:51 AM by Linda Hopey
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Apple Oatmeal Muffins

Makes: 6 Muffins

For breakfast on the go, a midday treat, or an afternoon snack, make this dish which helps add calcium to your daily intake.

Ingredients

1⁄2 cup milk, non-fat
1⁄3 cup applesauce
1⁄2 cup flour, all-purpose
1⁄2 cup quick-cooking oats (uncooked)
1⁄4 cup sugar
1⁄2 tablespoon baking powder
1⁄2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 apple (tart, cored & chopped)

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
2. Place 6 cupcake holders in baking tin.
3. In a mixing bowl, add milk and applesauce. Stir until blended.
4. Stir in flour, oats, sugar, baking powder, and cinnamon. Mix until moistened (do not over mix).
5. Gently stir in the chopped apples.
6. Spoon into cupcake holders.
7. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
8. Cool in pan 5 minutes before serving. Store unused portions in an airtight container.

Notes

Optional toppings: raisins, walnuts

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Nutrition Information

Nutrients
Amount
Calories
120
Total Fat
1 g
Saturated Fat
0 g
Cholesterol
0 mg
Sodium
133 g
Total Carbohydrate
26 g
Dietary Fiber
2 g
Total Sugars
13 g
Added Sugars included
8 g
Protein
3 g
Vitamin D
0 mg
Calcium
101 mg
Iron
1 mg
Potassium
101 mg
N/A - data is not available
MyPlate Food Groups
Fruits
1/4 cup
Grains
1 ounce
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