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                               FIESTA LASAGNE
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Pasta
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    9                    Pieces Lasagne, uncooked
    8       oz           Canned diced green chilies
    2       c            Low-fat cottage cheese
      1/2   ts           Ground cumin
    1       t            Chili powder
   18       oz           Tomato sauce
   12       oz           Lean ground beef
                         -- browned and drained
    8       oz           Picante sauce
    1       c            Frozen corn -- thawed
    1       bn           Scallions -- sliced
    2       c            Grated Cheddar cheese
                         - sharp, low-fat
                         -(1/2 cup reserved
                         -for the top)
    1       c            Low-fat sour cream -- OR...
    1       c            -Plain, low-fat yogurt
                         -(reserved for the top)
      1/3   c            Green olives
 
   Prepare lasagne according to package directions;
   drain. Stir the diced chilies into the cottage cheese.
   
   Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a medium bowl, mix
   cumin, chili powder, tomato sauce and picante sauce.
   Spread 1/2 to 1 cup of the tomato sauce mixture over
   the bottom of a 9 x 13 x 2-inch baking dish. Place
   three pieces of lasagne on top of sauce. Spread half
   of the cottage cheese on the lasagne and sprinkle half
   each of the ground beef, corn, scallions and Cheddar
   cheese. Repeat layering, beginning with sauce. Place a
   layer of lasagne on top. Pour remaining sauce over
   lasagne. Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 30
   minutes. Uncover, top with sour cream, Cheddar cheese
   and olives. Re-cover and continue baking for 15
   minutes. Let stand 15 minutes before serving.
   
   NOTE: If you prefer not to cook lasagne, add 1 cup
   water to tomato sauce and continue as above. When
   lasagne is assembled, cover and refrigerate at least
   six hours before baking.
   
   Each serving provides: 385 Calories; 33.6 g Protein;
   37 g Carbohydrates; 12 g Fat; 50.8 mg Cholesterol;
   1516 mg Sodium. Calories from Fat: 28%
   
   Copyright National Pasta Association
   (http://www.ilovepasta.org) (Reprinted with permission)
  
 
 
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