Thanks to those who direct hold served similar my Dad and my father-in-law (World War II), my grandad (World War I), my blood brother who served inwards Vietnam, too thence many uncles (World War II) one uncle really survived the Battle of the Bulge too is nonetheless live today. Thanks Uncles Ray! And to all my neighbors who direct hold served several tours inwards Iraq, too our friend Tim currently inwards Afghanistan. Thank you.
Speaking of holidays, today nosotros had 1 of those lovely paid-holidays from piece of occupation 🙂 So I decided to brand homemade marinara too lasagna. It doesn’t await exactly like lasagna from Olive Garden or Carrabba’s, but it certain is tasty! I powerfulness add together that it is a much healthier version with fewer calories too lower fatty grams too.
I direct hold a wonderful one-time cookbook my Mom gave me sometime simply about 1987. Mom e'er had our best interests at take in when it came to our health. She oftentimes bought cookbooks for dieters too shared them amongst me too my sister. Some of the cookbooks turned out to live not-so-great, but this 1 has been 1 of my favorites. The championship is The Good Book of Nutrition, a Guide to Healthful Eating sponsored yesteryear The American Cancer Society. My woman rear died of thorax cancer inwards 1992 too had an before battle amongst cancer inwards the slow 1970’s but she e'er maintained a salubrious weight too tried to swallow correct her entire life.
I direct hold oftentimes referred dorsum to this cookbook too LOVE the marinara recipe. I can’t commence to count the position out of times I’ve made this recipe. My hubby too I both dear it. Like many marinara recipes it has alone a few ingredients too is really simple.
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 loving cup onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tin flame (14.5 ounces) Italian-style tomatoes
1 tin flame (15 ounces) love apple tree sauce
1 tin flame (6 ounces) love apple tree paste
1/2 loving cup ruddy wine
1 tablespoon fresh basil or 1 1/2 teaspoons dried basil
1 1/2 teaspoons granulated sugar
1 bay leaf
1/2 teaspoon fresh oregano or 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon common salt (optional)
1/4 teaspoon pepper
In a large saucepan rut olive crude over depression heat. Add onion too garlic. Saute until transparent. In a blender container puree tomatoes amongst juice. Add to onion mixture. Add love apple tree sauce, love apple tree paste, wine, basil, sugar, bay leaf, oregano, common salt too pepper; mix well. Simmer, uncovered, for 1 hour. Discard bay leaf. Serve hot over pasta. Makes v 1/2 cups (1/2 loving cup per serving).
Approx. per serving: 55.0 calories; 1.5 gr. fat; 24.54% calories from fat.
12 whole wheat or white lasagna noodles, divided
1 loving cup part-skim ricotta cheese
1 loving cup low-fat cottage cheese
1/2 loving cup fresh parsley, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
Pepper to taste
4 cups Marinara Sauce, divided
1/2 pound part-skim mozzarella cheese, grated, divided
2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese freshly grated
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cook lasagna noodles al dente using packet directions; drain. In a pocket-size bowl combine ricotta cheese, cottage cheese, parsley, garlic, nutmeg too pepper; mix well. In a 9×13-inch baking dish spread 1 loving cup Marinara Sauce. Arrange iv noodles over sauce. Spoon one-half the cottage cheese mixture over noodles inwards pocket-size mounds 2 inches apart. Spoon 1 loving cup sauce over cottage cheese mixture. Sprinkle amongst one-half the mozzarella cheese. Repeat layers amongst iv noodles, the remaining cottage cheese mixture, 1 loving cup sauce too the remaining mozzarella cheese. Layer the remaining iv noodles too 1 loving cup sauce on top. Sprinkle amongst Parmesan cheese. Cover. Bake for 35 minutes. Uncover. Bake for 10 minutes longer. Let represent v to 10 minutes before serving. Makes 8 servings.
Approx. per serving: 335.0 calories; 13.2 gr. fat; 35.46% calories from fat.
Thanks for stopping by! Tricia