Fresh Tomato Lasagna

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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oil in small Dutch oven over medium heat.
  • Add onion and garlic. Cook 10 minute or till tender, stirring occasionally.
  • Add tomato. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 1 hour 20 minutes or till slightly thickened.
  • Remove from heat. Stir in 2/3 cup basil, 2/3 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 375.
  • Heat ricotta in a medium sauce pan over medium heat till hot. Stir in mozzarella, stirring till melted. Remove from heat. Stir in remaining salt and pepper.
  • Spread 2 cups tomato mixture in bottom of 13 x 9 casserole dish coated with cooking spray. Arrange half the noodles over tomato mixture. Top with ricotta mixture. Arrange remaining noodles over ricotta mixture. Top with remaining 2 cups tomato mixture. Sprinkle evenly with Parmesan.
  • Bake at 375 for 15 minutes or till cheese melts and filling is bubbly. Remove from oven. Sprinlke with 1 tablespoon basil. Let stand 5 minutes.
  • Above is the recipe as printed in Cooking Light Magazine. I modified it as bit as follows, with excellent results: I used 12 noodles and made three layers. I used dry basil. I omitted garlic.
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