Penn Herb Wellness Guide

Seafood Lasagna

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Cook Time: 60 min.
Seafood lasagna is made easier thanks to precooked salad shrimp and canned tomato sauce. Make ahead and bring to potlucks or serve to company the following day.

Ingredients

  • 4 ounce lasagna noodles
  • 28 ounces jar spaghetti, pasta sauce or favorite homemade recipe
  • 6 ounces package cooked salad shrimp, thawed and drained
  • 4 ounces surimi seafood, thawed and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup low-fat ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2/3 cup shredded low-fat mozzarella cheese

Directions

  • Heat oven to 375 F. Prepare lasagna according to package directions.
  • Empty spaghetti sauce into saucepan and simmer for 10 minutes until thickened and reduced to about 3 cups; stir in shrimp and surimi seafood. Combine ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese, parsley and pepper in small bowl.
  • To assemble lasagna, place half of noodles in 8 x 8 inch casserole dish. Top with half of seafood sauce and drop half of ricotta mixture by small teaspoonsful on top. Sprinkle with half of mozzarella cheese. Repeat layers.
  • Bake for 35 minutes or until bubbly. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting.
Recipe courtesy of the National Fisheries Institute

cuisine: Italian

meal type: Entre, Kid-Friendly

technique: Baked

November is a great time to have friends over for a Saturday night dinner party. Our seafood lasagna is low in fat and calories for your guests who are watching their waistlines.or saving room for dessert. Serve with a tossed salad and some good crusty bread. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Calories 276
  Calories from Fat 78 (28%)
(13%)Total Fat 9g
(19%)Saturated Fat 4g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
(27%)Cholesterol 80mg
(34%)Sodium 818mg
(15%)Potassium 541mg
Total Carbohydrate 28g
(10%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 7g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(41%)Protein 21g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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