The secret ingredient in this lasagna skillet? Carrots! Your kids will never know you put a can of pureed carrots into the sauce.
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
cups hot water
box Hamburger Helper™ four cheese lasagna
can (14.5 oz) sliced carrots, drained
Chopped fresh parsley, if desired
In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until brown; drain.
Stir in hot water, milk, sauce mix and uncooked pasta. Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat. Cover; simmer about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pasta is tender. Remove from heat; uncover.
In food processor, place carrots. Cover; process until smooth. Stir processed carrots into pasta mixture. Sprinkle with parsley.
Try adding 1 cup canned pumpkin puree or pureed sweet potatoes in place of the carrots.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- Saturated Fat
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- Dietary Fiber
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.