Turn Pantry Staples Into Super Suppers
Ravioli Lasagna puts an unexpected twist on a classic pasta dish.
(NAPSI)—Whether you are cooking for your family, friends or guests, you don’t have to look far for quick and easy meal inspiration, just check your pantry. There, you can find simple solutions using some of your favorite foods.
For example, here’s an unexpected twist on classic lasagna that uses Chef Boyardee as an ingredient. It’s a wholesome meal that is easy enough for the kids to help make and even easier for the entire family to enjoy.
PAM Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
1 cup frozen loose cut leaf spinach
2 cans (15 oz each) Chef Boyardee® Beef Ravioli
1 can (14.5 oz each) Hunt’s Diced Tomatoes, drained well
1-1/2 teaspoons dried Italian seasoning
1 cup 1% low-fat cottage cheese
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 cup shredded Italian blend cheese
Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray 8x8-inch glass baking dish with cooking spray. Place spinach in microwave-safe bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and microwave on HIGH 2 minutes; squeeze spinach dry.
Combine ravioli, drained tomatoes and Italian seasoning in medium microwave-safe bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and microwave on HIGH 3 to 4 minutes or until mixture is hot. Combine cottage cheese, spinach and black pepper in small bowl.
Place half of ravioli mixture in bottom of baking dish. Top with half of cottage cheese mixture and ½ cup shredded cheese. Repeat layers. Bake 15 minutes or until cheese is hot and bubbly.
Turn your creativity into a chance to win free groceries for a year by using Hector Boiardi’s original recipes to create your own. Let your little chef help you create your own unique recipes that use Chef Boyardee as an ingredient in the “Make it Boyardeelicious” recipe contest for your chance to win. To enter and for more details, visit Facebook.com/Chefboyardee from December 29, 2011 through March 11, 2012 to submit your original recipe, and then check back through April 8, 2012 to vote on your favorite entries. Void in VT, ND, MD and where prohibited. Purchase required as Chef Boyardee product necessary as part of entry.
Visit www.Chefboyardee.com for more recipes, product information and videos or call (800) 544-5680.