Lasagna Formaggio

Ricotta, mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses seasoned with Italian herbs are layered with pasta and marinara sauce.

Serves: Makes 12 servings.
15 mins Prep time 1 hr Cook time
15 mins Prep time
1 hr Cook time
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Cooking tip

Substitution Tip: Prepare as directed, using 1 tablespoon McCormick® California Style® Crushed Garlic made from Fresh Garlic in place of the Garlic Powder.

Make Ahead:   Prepare lasagna a day ahead as directed up to Step 2. Refrigerate until ready to bake.  Remove from refrigerator. Let stand at room temperature while preheating oven.  Bake as directed.

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Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 303Calories: 303Cholesterol: 83mg
  • Sodium: 613mgProtein: 18g
  • Total Fat: 15gFiber: 2g
  • Carbohydrate: 24g