Lasagna Formaggio with ricotta cheese
Makes 12 servings.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
2 containers (15 ounces each) ricotta cheese
2 cups (8 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
1 teaspoon McCormick® Garlic Powder
1 teaspoon McCormick® Perfect Pinch® Italian Seasoning
1 teaspoon McCormick® Parsley Flakes
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Black Pepper, Ground
1 jar (26 ounces) marinara or other pasta sauce
1/2 cup water
9 uncooked lasagna noodles
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
Mix ricotta cheese, 1 1/2 cups of the mozzarella cheese, eggs, garlic
powder, Italian seasoning, parsley, salt and pepper in large bowl until
well blended. Pour marinara sauce into medium bowl. Pour water into
empty jar; cover and shake well. Add to marinara sauce; mix well.
2. Spread about 1 cup of the sauce on the bottom of 13x9-inch baking dish. Top with 3 of the lasagna noodles. Spread 1/2 of the cheese mixture over noodles. Repeat sauce, noodles and cheese layer once. Top with remaining noodles and sauce, making sure to cover noodles with sauce. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese and Parmesan cheese. Cover with foil.
3. Bake 45 minutes. Remove foil. Bake 15 minutes longer or until noodles are tender. Let stand 15 minutes before cutting. Serve with additional marinara sauce, if desired.