Extra Cheesy Classic Lasagna


Extra Cheesy Classic Lasagna

GOOD FOR: Using up leftover vegetables in the fridge, getting kids to eat more veggies.

Cook Time: 60 MINUTES

Serves: 2 to 4 PEOPLE


  • 1 box Banza Lasagna
  • 3 cups marinara sauce
  • 16 oz ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan
  • 1/4 cup chopped basil
  • 1 1/2 lb sliced mozzarella (fresh)
  1. Pre-heat oven to 375°F. In a small bowl, combine ricotta, 1/4 cup of parmesan, and chopped basil. Season with salt & pepper.
  2. Spread 1/2 cup of marinara sauce in a 9 x 13 in. baking dish. Add 4 dry Banza Lasagna noodles over the sauce, leaving space between each sheet as they will expand while cooking. Add a layer of ricotta, a layer of mozzarella, and top with noodle. Repeat twice more (sauce, noodle, ricotta, mozzarella, noodle), topping last layer with the remaining mozzarella and parmesan.
  3. Cover and bake for 45 mins. If desired, remove the foil after 40 mins. and broil for 5 more mins. to allow top cheese to brown.

TIP: To add vegetables to this recipe; simply chop them very small and sauté in 2 tbsp olive oil and season with salt. Cook until softened but remove from heat before any browning occurs. Strain any liquid, and then add between layers of ricotta and mozzarella.