Green Bean Lasagna

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

I was given the recipe many months ago by a fellow medifaster named Kat. I was part of a support group called Oct'Opers on http://www.mymedifast.com/ in which October was the month everyone began their journey with Medifast. I saved the recipe and I am now finally making it! Why did I wait soooo long? It was sooo good! It is one of those cheesy dishes that uses only cheese as the lean, but I never seem to mind those recipes because I am a cheese lover you just need to watch the sodium. I also love green beans so this dish tastes very delicious to me. I know it isn't the same as regular lasagna but it is definitely a good substitute if you are craving it. Keep in mind to try and use 2% low fat cheese rather than fat free cheese because it melts better and won't taste as rubbery. Another choice to add to your lean and green meals! 


Green Bean Lasagna
Slightly adapted from Kat from the Medifast Forums

Ingredients:
1 1/2 cups green beans or 202.5 grams, cooked from frozen or canned (3 Greens)
1/8 tsp garlic salt (1/2 condiment)
1/4 tsp basil (1/4 condiment)
A little over 3/4 cup or 3.3 oz 2% part skim mozzarella cheese, (5/6 lean)
1/4 cup 1% cottage cheese (1/6 lean)
2 tbsp Walden Farms Marinara Sauce (1 condiment)
2 tsp Parmesan cheese, grated (2/3 condiment)

Directions:
Prepare green beans and place in a baking dish. Mix the garlic salt and basil with the cottage cheese. Spread over green beans. Spread marinara sauce over the cottage cheese mixture. Sprinkle mozzarella cheese on top. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes and then broil until cheese is lightly browned. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

1 Complete Lean and Green Meal and 2.41 Condiments




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