Lasagna Primavera

Get inspired to eat more veggies with a cheesy, veggie-packed lasagna.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 35 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

12
uncooked lasagna noodles
3
cups Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen broccoli cuts, thawed and well drained
3
large carrots, coarsely shredded (2 cups)
2
cups Muir Glen™ organic diced tomatoes (from 28-oz can), well drained
2
medium bell peppers, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1
container (15 oz) ricotta cheese
1/2
cup grated Parmesan cheese
1
egg
2
containers (10 oz each) refrigerated Alfredo pasta sauce
1
package (16 oz) shredded mozzarella cheese (4 cups)
  • 1 Heat oven to 350ºF. Cook and drain noodles as directed on package.
  • 2 Meanwhile, if necessary, cut broccoli florets into bite-size pieces. In large bowl, mix broccoli, carrots, tomatoes and bell peppers. In small bowl, mix ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese and egg.
  • 3 In ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish, spread 2/3 cup Alfredo sauce. Top with 4 noodles. Spread half of the cheese mixture and 2 1/2 cups of the vegetables over noodles. Spoon 2/3 cup sauce in dollops over vegetables. Sprinkle with 1 cup of the mozzarella cheese.
  • 4 Top with 4 noodles; spread with remaining cheese mixture and 2 1/2 cups of vegetables. Spoon 2/3 cup sauce in dollops over vegetables. Sprinkle with 1 cup mozzarella cheese. Top with remaining 4 noodles and the vegetables. Spoon remaining sauce in dollops over vegetables. Sprinkle with remaining 2 cups mozzarella cheese.
  • 5 Bake uncovered 45 to 60 minutes or until bubbly and hot in center. Let stand 15 minutes before cutting.

Expert Tips

Slightly undercook the pasta when making lasagna because it cooks again in the oven.

Make sure you thoroughly drain the broccoli and tomatoes so the lasagna won't be watery. Use a paper towel to remove any excess moisture from the broccoli.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
665
(
Calories from Fat
370),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
41g
41%
(Saturated Fat
25g,
25%
),
Cholesterol
150mg
150%;
Sodium
880mg
880%;
Total Carbohydrate
42g
42%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
),
Protein
37g
37%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
100%;
Vitamin C
42%;
Calcium
36%;
Iron
14%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 4 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
 
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.