Simply Lasagna

  • Prep Time: 20 Minutes (Total Time: 1 Hour 35 Minutes)
  • Serving Size: 12
  • 1 pound Ground Beef
  • 1 Egg, Beaten
  • 2-1/2 cups KRAFT Shredded Low-Moisture Part-Skim Mozzarella Cheese, Divided
  • 1 container (15 ounce) POLLY-O Natural Part Skim Ricotta Cheese
  • 1/2 cup KRAFT 100 Percent Grated Parmesan Cheese, Divided
  • 1/4 cup Chopped Fresh Parsley
  • 1 jar (26 ounce) Spaghetti Sauce
  • 1 cup Water
  • 12 Lasagna Noodles, Uncooked
  • PREHEAT oven to 350°F. Brown meat in large skillet on medium-high heat. Meanwhile, mix egg, 1-1/4 cups of the mozzarella cheese, the ricotta cheese, 1/4 cup of the Parmesan cheese and the parsley until well blended; set aside.

    DRAIN meat; return to skillet. Stir in spaghetti sauce. Add water to empty sauce jar; cover with lid and shake well. Add to meat mixture; stir until well blended. Spread 1 cup of the sauce onto bottom of 13x9-inch baking dish; top with layers of 3 lasagna noodles, one-third of the ricotta cheese mixture and 1 cup of the sauce. Repeat layers twice. Top with remaining 3 noodles and the remaining meat sauce. Sprinkle with remaining 1-1/4 cups mozzarella cheese and remaining 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese. Cover with greased foil.

    BAKE 45 min. Remove foil; bake an additional 15 min. or until heated through. Let stand 15 min. before cutting to serve.

    KRAFT KITCHENS TIPS

    Size-Wise

    Since this comfort food classic serves 12, it's a perfect dish to serve at your next gathering.

    Variation

    Prepare as directed, using extra lean ground beef and 2 egg whites instead of the whole egg

    RECIPE COURTESY OF KRAFT FOODS