Eggplant Parmesan Lasagna

Recipe by JackieOhNo
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READY IN: 1hr 25mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    (24 ounce) jar marinara sauce
  • 2
    (14 1/2 ounce) cans diced tomatoes with garlic, basil and oregano
  • 1
    (15 ounce) container ricotta cheese
  • 14
    teaspoon italian seasoning
  • 1
    (8 ounce) package no-boil lasagna noodles (12 noodles)
  • 1
    (16 ounce) package frozen eggplants, cutlets (breaded Italian-style)
  • 3
    cups shredded mozzarella cheese (12 oz.)
  • basil sprig (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Lightly coat 13x9-inch baking dish with cooking spray. In large bowl, combine marinara sauce and tomatoes with their juices. In separate bowl, combine ricotta and seasoning. Spread 1 cup sauce mixture over bottom of baking dish.
  • Layer 3 lasagna noodles, half of ricotta mixture, 3 noodles, 1 cup sauce, half of eggplant and 1 cup mozzarella over sauce in dish. Repeat layers once, reserving 1 cup mozzarella. Top with remaining sauce.
  • Cover with foil; bake 30 minutes. Uncover, bake until bubbly, about 10 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining mozzarella. Bake until cheese is melted and lightly browned, about 10 minutes. Let cool 20 minutes before serving. Garnish with basil, if desired.
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