ZENB Rotini Lasagna Bake

SERVES 10

PREP TIME 10 minutes

COOK TIME 60 minutes

Nutritional Facts

NUTRITIONAL FACTS

Serving Size: 210g
Servings: 10

Calories: 290

Amount per Serving*% Daily Value
Total Fat10g13%
Saturated Fat3g15%
Cholesterol40mg13%
Sodium460mg20%
Carbohydrates28g10%
Dietary Fiber6g21%
Total Sugar3g
Protein22g
Vitamin A 5%
Calcium 155mg 10%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 372mg 8%
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

Using ZENB Rotini Pasta and ZENB Roasted Tomato, Garlic, & Basil Gourmet Pasta Sauce, this lasagna bake recipe is simple to prepare while delivering on taste. Providing protein, this lasagna recipe is perfect for a family meal or when you’re hosting a large gathering.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 box (12 ounces) ZENB Rotini Pasta made from 100% Yellow Peas, uncooked
  • 2 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 pound extra-lean ground beef
  • 1 medium yellow onion, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon each kosher salt & ground black pepper
  • 1 carton (15.5 ounces) ZENB Roasted Tomato, Garlic & Basil Gourmet Pasta Sauce
  • 1/2 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided

INSTRUCTIONS

1.

Preheat oven to 350°F. Cook ZENB Pasta as directed on package; drain. Return pasta to pot.

2.

Heat oil and red pepper flakes in large skillet on medium-high heat. Cook 7-8 minutes or until browned, while breaking up large chunks with wooden spoon. Add onion, salt & pepper; cook stirring occasionally, cook 4-5 minutes until softened. Reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer 4-5 minutes or until heated through.

3.

Add sauce to pot with pasta; mix gently to combine. Stir in ricotta, Parmesan and 1/3 cup mozzarella cheese. Spoon mixture into lightly greased 13x9-inch baking dish. Sprinkle top with remaining mozzarella cheese.

4.

Bake 40-45 minutes until cheese is melted and begins to brown on the edges. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.

Tasty Tips

Sprinkle top with fresh chopped basil or Italian parsley for a pop of color and freshness.

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