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Cook Easy Lasagna

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Are you in the mood for some cheesy, delicious Italian food? Try this shortcut lasagna, which takes less than an hour to make–and the kids can help!
easy lasagna

What You’ll Need 
 

  •  Square baking dish 

  •  24-ounce jar pasta sauce  

  •  10-ounce package ravioli, thawed  

  •  1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese  

  •  Vegetables, such as spinach, sliced black olives, diced red bell pepper, or sliced mushrooms (optional)  

  •  Dried parsley flakes  

  •  Aluminum foil 

 

What to Do 

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Spoon a thin layer of pasta sauce on the bottom of a baking dish.

  2. Place a layer of ravioli on top of the sauce. Sprinkle a quarter cup of the cheese over the ravioli. Add a layer of vegetables, if desired. 

  3. Continue layering the sauce, ravioli, cheese, and vegetables until all ingredients are used.

  4. Add a final layer of cheese, then sprinkle with parsley flakes. 

  5. Cover the dish with foil.

  6. Bake for 30–35 minutes or until the lasagna is bubbly. Uncover the dish. Bake for another five minutes or until the cheese is lightly browned. Let sit for 10 minutes before serving.

 

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