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                         Lazy-Day Overnight Lasagna
 
 Recipe By     :  Pillsbury Cookbooks Casseroles & One-Dish Meals
 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Italian                          Pasta
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         INGREDIENTS:
    1      lb            Italian Sausage -- , mild  *1
    4      cups          spaghetti sauce -- prepared., (32 oz.)
    1      cup           Water
    2      cups          ricotta cheese, part skim milk -- *2
    2      Tablespoons   fresh Chives -- chopped
      1/2  teaspoon      dried Oregano Leaves
    1      medium        Egg
    8      ounces        Lasagna Noodles -- uncooked
    1      pound         mozzarella cheese, part skim milk -- sliced
    2      Tablespoons   Parmesan Cheese -- grated
 
 *1 or ground beef
 *2 or cottage cheese
 DIRECTIONS:
 Brown sausage in large skillet; drain well. Add spaghetti sauce and
 water; 
 blend well. Simmer 5 minutes. 
  In medium bowl, combine ricotta cheese, chives, oregano and egg; mix 
 well. 
 In bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) baking dish or lasagna pan, 
 spread 1-1/2 cups of meat sauce; top with half of the noodles, half of
 the 
 ricotta cheese mixture and half of the mozzarella cheese. Repeat with 
 remaining noodles, ricotta cheese mixture and mozzarella cheese; top
 with 
 remaining meat sauce.  Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. 
 Cover; refrigerate overnight.
 Heat oven to 350 (F.  
 Uncover baking dish. Bake 50 to 60 minutes or until noodles are tender
 and 
 casserole is bubbly. Cover; let stand 15 minutes before serving.
 Makes 12 servings. 
 Dietary Exchanges:  2 Starch choices, 2 Proteins, 2 Fat.
 
 This is a TNT and another excellent, and easy to prepare.
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 NOTES : Whether you're preparing this recipe for family or company,
 you'll 
        love the time-saving use of prepared spaghetti sauce and uncooked 
        noodles.  You'll also save on last-minute hassles by being able
 to 
        make it a day ahead.
        
        
          Source Pillsbury Cookbooks Casseroles & One-Dish Meals  October 
        1992 #140