- Preheat oven to 350° F.
- Cook lasagna noodles according to package directions; omitting salt, butter and oil.
- In a saucepan, heat oil. Add garlic and onion and cook over medium heat for about 4 minutes. Add kale (or spinach), tomatoes and eggplant (or squash) and pepper and cook 3 minutes. Turn up heat to medium-high, add ground beef or turkey and cook until meat browns slightly and liquid is absorbed. Add mushrooms, beans, vinegar, tomato paste, and tomato sauce. Stir in red pepper flakes, 1 teaspoon dried herbs, ½ teaspoon of pepper. Simmer for 15 to 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Mix together mozzarella and 1 teaspoon dried herbs.
- In a 9x13 ovenproof dish, place 3 lasagna sheets, one third of lasagna filling and half of ricotta in small clumps. Repeat placing the lasagna sheets, filling and ricotta step. Top with 3 more lasagna sheets, remaining filling and top with mozzarella mixture. Bake for 30 minutes.
Cooking Tips: This can be made ahead and frozen or leftovers can be frozen and served again another time. Bake at 350° F degrees for 30-45 minutes, until lasagna is bubbly and cheese is melted.
Vegetarian Option: Substitute meat with an extra cup of beans.
Search for the ingredient below and use the remaining amount in those recipes!
- Nutritional Analysis
- Per serving
- Calories Per Serving
- Total Fat
- 7.5 g
- Saturated Fat
- 2.5 g
- Trans Fat
- 0.0 g
- Polyunsaturated Fat
- 1.0 g
- Monounsaturated Fat
- 3.0 g
- 39 mg
- 129 mg
- 37 g
- 7 g
- 5 g
- 24 g
Recipe copyright © 2015 American Heart Association. This recipe is brought to you by the American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart ® Program. For more simple, quick and affordable recipes, visit heart.org/simplecooking.
Combine many flavors and spices with this homemade marinara.
Enjoy a rainbow of colorful veggies in the classic Italian lasagna ...
This Italian recipe is sure to become a family favorite!
Making your own tomato sauce is easier than you think.
Our version of this American family favorite is creamy and deliciou...
Travel to the islands with this recipe. Kids can help make them and...
Here is a healthy twist on an American ultra-comfort food dish that...
Here is a delicious Italian chicken dish that is a super delicious ...
Learn a quick and easy way to chop an onion in this video from Amer...
Learn how quick it is to chop oregano in this video from American H...
Learn how to cook heart-healthy meals using raw beans in this video...
Canned beans are good pantry staples, but there are many benef...
Fiber-rich whole grains contain all three parts of the natural grai...
With grocery prices at an all-time high, one of the easiest ways to...