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Minute® Rice Lasagna

Rated as 4.56 out of 5 Stars

"This clever casserole, an easy alternative to the traditional dish, features ground beef, spaghetti sauce and cheeses layered with Minute® Rice instead of noodles."
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servings 343 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Coat 13x9-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.
  2. Prepare rice according to package directions. Cool slightly. Combine rice, eggs and 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese in medium bowl. Mix well; set aside.
  3. Combine 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, Mozzarella cheese and cottage cheese in separate bowl. Mix well; set aside. Spray large nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray.
  4. Add meat and brown over medium heat; drain off excess fat. Add spaghetti sauce and garlic powder; continue cooking until thoroughly heated.
  5. Spoon one-half rice mixture into baking dish. Cover with one-half of cheese mixture. Top with one-half of meat sauce. Repeat layers. Top with remaining 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese.
  6. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 343 calories; 16.9 g fat; 20.5 g carbohydrates; 26.1 g protein; 112 mg cholesterol; 625 mg sodium. Full nutrition


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The kids (ages 3 through 15) loved it! I didn't have cottage cheese so I used sour cream. I also had to replace the mozza with cheddar cheese. Overall, they thought it was amazing and asked for...

I wanted to try this because I could sub brown rice for noodles, because brown rice is a better choice for me calorie-wise. Brown rice instead of noodles works great! But only 4 stars for this r...

I found a favorite, tasty and easy recipe! I had leftover rice in the fridge to use (not instant) and it worked great, too. I was worried that the recipe might lack in flavor, so I substituted...

A keeper! I used Success boil-in-bag brown rice instead of minute rice and added a little chopped onion and green pepper to the ground beef while browning. I also added a clove or two of minced ...

A great thrifty recipe. I used lefover cooked rice and some frozen sauce. Very easy and great for a weeknight dinner. I was pleasantly surprised.

I made this last night. It was excellent! If you follow this recipe, I suggest you use a muck smaller pan. I used a 13x9 but I used 3 cups rice, 5 eggs 3/4 cup parm cheese, 2 cups motz cheese, 2...

Not bad. I used 3 egg whites instead of 2 eggs and added 1/4 c spinach dip to the rice and 1/4 c to the cheese mixture. I think next time I will add more spinach dip, as it's rather bland wit...

I am surprised at how yummy this turned out! However, next time I make this, I will double the amount of the rice layer, and possibly the cheese layer. I will also either add onions to the spa...

Very tasty and easy. Must make these changes as suggested by others: use 3 cups rice, 5 eggs 3/4 cup parm cheese, 2 cups motz cheese, 2 1/2 cup cottage cheese and one and one half lbs of Ground...