TRISCUIT Baked "Lasagna"
You'll love serving these stacked Italian appetizers that mimic a delicious spinach lasagna. Creamy cheeses and rich marinara give this great flavor!
- 2 cups tightly packed baby spinach leaves
- 1 Tbsp. water
- 1 container (15 oz.) part-skim ricotta cheese
- 1 cup shredded low-moisture part-skim mozzarella cheese
- 3 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese, divided
- 1¾ cups marinara sauce, divided
- 45 TRISCUIT Crackers, divided
- Heat oven to 375°F.
- Microwave spinach and water in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 30 sec. to 1 min. or until spinach is wilted; drain, then squeeze dry. Cool slightly.
- Chop spinach; place in medium bowl. Add ricotta, mozzarella and 2 Tbsp. Parmesan cheese; mix well.
- Remove 1 cup marinara sauce; refrigerate until ready to use. Spread 1/4 cup of the remaining marinara sauce onto bottom of 11x7-inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray; top with 15 crackers, in 5 rows of 3 crackers each. Cover with layers of half the spinach mixture, 1/4 cup of the remaining marinara sauce and 15 of the remaining crackers. Top with layers of remaining spinach mixture, marinara sauce, crackers and Parmesan cheese. Cover.
- Bake 30 min.; uncover. Bake additional 5 to 10 min. or until crackers are golden brown, and "lasagna" is hot and bubbly. Cool 5 min. before cutting into squares. Meanwhile, warm reserved marinara.
- Serve topped with the reserved marinara sauce.
Enjoy the flavors of your favorite Italian dish with these delicious appetizers. And since they are made with better-for-you ingredients, they can fit into a healthful eating plan.
- Special Extra
Garnish with fresh basil before serving.
Substitute 1/4 cup thawed frozen chopped spinach, drained and squeezed dry, for the cooked fresh spinach.
Nutrition Per Serving
|% Daily Value*|
|Total fat 6g|
|Saturated fat 2.5g|
|Trans fat 0g|
|Dietary fiber 2g|
|Total sugars 2g|
|Added sugars 0g|
|Vitamin A||10 %DV|
|Vitamin C||2 %DV|
|Vitamin D||0 %DV|