May 16 2011

Tired of Frozen Meals? Try making your own

Mushroom Spinach Lasagna

Tired of frozen meals for lunch? No -Boil lasagna noodles are a busy cooks best friend, here they are layered with a generous amount of mushrooms and spinach and a delicious white sauce with cheese. The recipe makes 6 good size portions at a cost of only  $ 1.16 per serving, 265 calories, and less than 300 mg sodium.  Freeze extra portions and you will have your own ready- to- heat lunch meal. If you are following the For the Love of Food Diet count one serving as one carb and eat it with a side salad, yogurt or piece of fruit.

Shopping list: spray oil, olive oil, 1 pound sliced mushrooms, 2 cloves garlic, 1 pound frozen spinach, a little butter, flour and 1 cup milk, 6 Barilla No-Boil Lasagne Noodles, 2 cups grated cheese.   Here are the easy steps, everything but the baking is in one skillet, for the full recipe click the picture above.

 Start by cooking Mushrooms
Cook the  spinach
Make a white sauce
Then assemble your ingredients
Bake the lasagna as directed,  cheese will form a delicious crunchy crust and the inside will be soft, creamy and cheesey.

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