Bring the calories "whey" down by making this delicious lasagna with lowfat yogurt in place of ricotta cheese.
- 2 cups carrots, shredded
- 2 cups yellow squash, shredded
- 2 cups zucchini, shredded
- 2 cups plain yogurt cheese (made from 1 quart lowfat yogurt)
- 1 tsp oregano
- 1 tsp basil
- 1/2 tsp thyme
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp pepper
- 2 eggs
- 2 cups mozzarella cheese shredded
- 12 lasagna noodles, cooked
- 32 oz jar roasted garlic and peppers pasta sauce
- Using a yogurt cheese maker or layered cheese cloth, strain the whey from 1 quart of yogurt overnight and set aside the yogurt cheese remaining in the cheese cloth. Preheat oven to 375F. Using a large mixing bowl, fold the vegetables, 1 cup mozzarella cheese, herbs, salt, pepper and eggs into the yogurt cheese. In a 9"x13" pan place a couple of tablespoons of sauce on bottom, spreading evenly.
- Place a layer of noodles in the pan, top with half of the vegetable filling, then half of the sauce. Repeat for the second layer. Finish with the remaining noodles and cheese. Bake covered with foil for 1 hour. Remove foil for the last 10 minutes for cheese to brown.
- Serve warm.
Calories from Fat 78 (25%)
(13%)Total Fat 9g
(20%)Saturated Fat 4g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Total Carbohydrate 42g
(16%)Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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