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Secret Ingredient Four Cheese Lasagna

Secret Ingredient Four Cheese Lasagna
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 5
The secret ingredient in this lasagna skillet? Carrots! Your kids will never know you put a can of pureed carrots into the sauce.
Updated July 2, 2013

Ingredients

  • 1 lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
  • 1 1/4 cups hot water
  • 1 3/4 cups milk
  • 1 box Hamburger Helper™ four cheese lasagna
  • 1 can (14.5 oz) sliced carrots, drained
  • Chopped fresh parsley, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until brown; drain.
  • 2
    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.
  • 3
    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 Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
340
Calories from Fat
110
Total Fat
12g
19%
Saturated Fat
5g
25%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
65mg
21%
Sodium
1100mg
46%
Potassium
520mg
15%
Total Carbohydrate
34g
11%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
6g
Protein
22g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
150%
150%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
20%
20%
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;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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