Lasagna Florentine

Looking for a sneaky way to hide those veggies? Hamburger Helper® dinner mix makes it easy to tuck spinach into a skillet lasagna blanketed with creamy mozzarella cheese.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 5

Ingredients

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
2 3/4
cups hot water
1/2
cup milk
1
box Hamburger Helper™ lasagna
1
box (9 oz) Green Giant™ frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed to drain
1
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 oz)

  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, cook beef and onion over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain.
  • 2 Stir in hot water, milk, uncooked Pasta and Sauce Mix. Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally.
  • 3 Reduce heat; cover and simmer about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pasta is tender. Stir in spinach; sprinkle with cheese. Cover; simmer about 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Expert Tips

When the word florentine is used in the title of a recipe, it usually means that spinach will be one of the ingredients.

For easier thawing and draining of frozen chopped spinach, use a steel mesh strainer or colander. Blot with paper towels to remove excess water.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
370
(
Calories from Fat
140),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
1040mg
1040%;
Total Carbohydrate
32g
32%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
26g
26%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
90%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.