Monday, February 15, 2010

How to Use Leftover Pasta Sauce

How to use left over Kicking Vegetarian Pasta Sauce

Make Lasagna!
Finally got around to posting this one!
Mexican Inspired 'Lasagna'
1 15 / 16 ounce can black beans, rinsed, drained
1 15 / 16 ounce can refried black beans
1  small can Rotel Tomatoes
1 16 ounce low fat cottage cheese
1 box Boles Gluten free no boil lasagna noodles
1 cup nacho flavored cheese, divided
1 tbs dehydrated onion
1 tsp cajun style spice
1 tsp  chipotle pepper
1 small eggplant, thinly sliced

Cut the ends off the eggplant, cut in half lengthwise, then slice into thin slices
Saute the eggplant in an iron skillet with about 2 tablespoons of oil. Cook on high, turning frequently. Reduce the head to low and place top on skillet to finish cooking. Turn off heat.
Pour refried beans in a pot with half of the Rotel tomatoes, heat on low heat stirring to combine
Place drained black beans in a small pot or dish, add a tablespoon of Rotel, stir, set aside
Pour the pasta sauce in another pot, add remainder of Rotel tomatoes,onions, spice and pepper, heat on low heat
Spray a large baking dish with non stick spray. Preheat oven to 350 F.
Spread a thin layer of pasta sauce over the bottom of the baking dish. Start with placing slices of lasagna noodles in the bottom of the dish.
Continue layering, alternating with ingredients. Finish up with lasagna noodles and pasta sauce.

 Sprinkle with cheese.

Cover with non-stick aluminum foil or foil sprayed with oil.

Bake for 45 minutes. Remove cover.
Sprinkle mixed cheese evenly over top and return to oven.

Reduce oven to 250 F.
Bake for another 10 minutes. Remove from oven. Let it set for 10 minutes before serving.

Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1/8 of a recipe (10.6 ounces).
Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients.
Amount Per Serving
Calories 408.01
Total Fat 7.07g
Saturated Fat 3.87g
Cholesterol 19.37mg
Sodium 801.18mg
Potassium 433.58mg
Total Carbohydrates 61.84g
Fiber 7.18g
Sugar 3.98g
Protein 23.98g

1 comment:

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