Tuesday, March 31, 2009

40 Meatless Meals - Cheesy Lasagna

12 lasagna noodles, uncooked
½ c marg. or butter
½ c flour
½ t salt
4 c milk
1 c Swiss cheese, shredded
1 c. mozzarella cheese, shredded
½ c grated Parmesan
¼ c snipped parsley
2 c cottage cheese (or Ricotta)
1 tsp. basil
½ t. salt
½ t. oregano
2 cloves garlic
½ c parmesan

Heat margarine in a 2 qt. saucepan over low heat until melted. Blend in flour and salt. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly until smooth and bubbly, stirring constantly. Stir in milk. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute. Stir in Swiss, mozzarella, and ½ c parmesan cheeses over low heat until cheeses are melted. In a separate bowl, mix cottage cheese and spices.
Spread ¼ of the warm cheese sauce in a 9 x 13 pan, top with 4 uncooked noodles. Spread 1 c of cottage cheese mixture over noodles. Repeat and sprinkle with remaining ½ cup Parmesan. Cook uncovered at 350 F for 35-40 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting.

serves 6

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