Healthified Skillet Lasagna

57% less fat • 56% less sat fat • 29% fewer calories than the original recipe. Lasagna in a skillet? Why not? You can go from cupboard to table in 30 minutes with this quick-fix version of an all-time favorite.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 6

1
lb extra-lean (at least 93%) ground beef
1
small onion, chopped (1/3 cup)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
jar (25.5 oz) Muir Glen™ organic Italian herb pasta sauce
1 1/2
cups water
1
tablespoon ketchup
3
cups (6 oz) uncooked mini-lasagna noodles (mafalda)
1/2
cup chopped green bell pepper
1
teaspoon dried basil leaves
1
cup shredded reduced-fat Italian cheese blend (4 oz)

  • 1 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook ground beef, onion and garlic over medium-high heat for 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain.
  • 2 Stir in remaining ingredients except cheese. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; simmer uncovered 10 to 12 minutes, stirring occasionally. Sprinkle with cheese.

Expert Tips

We've replaced ingredients with great-tasting alternatives to create better-for-you recipes that are just as yummy as the originals.

Measuring chopped garlic from a jar shortcuts prep time. Look for it in the produce section.

Check the doneness of the pasta before the minimum time to avoid overcooking.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
330
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
50mg
50%;
Sodium
530mg
530%;
Total Carbohydrate
38g
38%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
27g
27%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.