Super Luscious Lowfat and Low Carb Lasagna

Prep time
1:00
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Servings
12

Farm fresh veggies and protein-rich cottage cheese bring a bit of heaven to a lowfat, low-carb diet. Make it vegetarian, or add Organic Prairie Ground Chicken. If counting carbs or fat are not a concern, you can modify this recipe with traditional pasta noodles, or with your choice of meats.

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces Lacinato kale (or low-carb lasagna noodle)
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 12 cup chopped fine celery
  • 4 cups shredded zucchini
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 cup grated carrots
  • 4 cups washed and chopped spinach
  • 24 ounces Organic Valley Lowfat Cottage Cheese
  • 13 cup washed and chopped parsley
  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled and minced
  • 6 ounces Organic Valley Shredded Part-Skim Mozzarella Cheese
  • 25 12 ounces organic spaghetti sauce
  • 1 teaspoon tamari soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 13 cup parsley
  • 12 teaspoon black pepper
  • 12 ounces Organic Prairie Ground Chicken (optional)

Directions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

1) Saute vegetables: Heat olive oil in a Dutch oven or large skillet over medium heat. Add shredded carrots, celery, onion, zucchini, bell peppers, and garlic. Saute for 5-7 minutes, remove from heat and set aside.

2) Brown chicken (if using). In another skillet over medium heat, brown the chicken. Once cooked through, remove from heat and set aside.

3) In a small bowl, combine Organic Valley Lowfat Cottage Cheese, chopped parsley, and black pepper. Set aside until assembly. Wash, pat dry and chop Organic Valley Spinach, set aside.

4) To assemble:
Lightly oil a 9 x 13 inch baking dish.
Layer 1: Spread out all of the chopped spinach evenly.
Layer 2: Noodles (Lasagna Noodle or Kale) 
Layer 3: Sauteed Veggies and Pasta Sauce
Layer 4: Noodles (Lasagna Noodle or Kale) 
Layer 5: Cottage Cheese mixture
Layer 6: Noodles (Lasagna Noodle or Kale) 
Top with Organic Valley Ground Chicken (Browned of course) and shredded Mozzarella.  
Cover and Bake for 35 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes prior to service.

Serving Suggestions

For a zesty alternative to ground chicken, try Organic Prairie Italian Chicken sausage or Organic Prairie Italian Pork Sausage.

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