Meijer Healthy Living: Easy skillet lasagna

Published On: Jul 11 2014 10:16:46 AM EDT

It’s hard to believe that we are already getting preparing to head back to school! 

Busy school nightscall for simple, quick and deliciously wholesome meals that bring your family together at the dinner table. 

Meijer has launched “ready for you” meal stations in our stores, where you can grab all the items you need to quickly put together family dinner.

Serves: 6

8 oz. Meijer bow tie pasta, uncooked (try whole wheat)
3/4 pound Italian pork sausage (you can substitute lean ground beef or turkey)
2 cans (14.5 oz. each) Diced Tomatoes with Basil, Garlic & Oregano, undrained
1 can (6 oz.) Tomato Paste
2 cups Meijer shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
Nutrition tip: you can add more veggies including spinach, sliced mushrooms, bell pepper, squash
1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt.
2. Meanwhile, cook sausage/ground beef in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat 7 minutes or until crumbled and no longer pink, stirring occasionally; drain. Add undrained tomatoes and tomato paste; mix well. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
3. Drain pasta; stir into tomato mixture. Stir in 1 cup cheese; sprinkle remaining 1 cup cheese over top. Cover skillet with lid. Cook 5 minutes more or until cheese melts.

Serve with: Dole® bagged salad, mixed berries and low fat milk


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