Cheesy Roasted Red Pepper Lasagna Skillet
with Tuscan tomato ricotta and spinach
Prep & Cook Time: 35-45 min.
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Spice Level: Not Spicy
Cook Within: 7 days
Contains: Milk, Wheat
This cheesy vegetarian applause-getter is so full of flavor and bulk, you won't be missing the meat at all. You'll go down the street, asking "who cares about meat?" to all the fine folks you see… the postman, the cheesemonger, the neighborhood dog. They'll wonder what's wrong with you, but you won't care: you've had the greatest vegetarian lasagna skillet ever assembled. All's right with the world.
In Your Box (serves 2)
- 8 fl. oz. Marinara Sauce
- 1 Red Bell Pepper
- 5 oz. Baby Spinach
- 2 oz. Tuscan Tomato Sauce
- ½ tsp. Garlic Salt
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Nutrition (per serving) Mqga2l3n
You Will Need
- Olive Oil
- Cooking Spray
- 1 Medium Pot
- 1 Baking Sheet
- 1 Colander
- 1 Large Non-Stick Pan
- 1 Mixing Bowl
Before You Cook
To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:
- Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
- Seafood 145° F |
- Chicken 165° F |
- Ground Beef 160° F |
- Ground Turkey 165° F |
- Ground Pork 160° F
Customize It Instructions
Meatlovers! Cook proteins in a large non-stick pan over medium heat with 1 tsp. olive oil. If using Impossible burger, break up burger until heated through, 4-6 minutes. If using diced chicken, pat dry. Stir occasionally until chicken reaches minimum internal temperature, 5-7 minutes. If using ground beef, break up until no pink remains and beef reaches minimum internal temperature, 4-6 minutes. If using shrimp, pat dry. Cook until shrimp reaches minimum internal temperature, 2-3 minutes per side. Add to skillet as desired.
Prepare Ingredients and Basil Ricotta
Break noodles into large pieces.Stem and quarter red bell pepper. Remove ribs and seeds.Coarsely chop spinach.In a mixing bowl, combine Tuscan tomato sauce and ricotta. Set aside.
Roast the Red Bell Pepper
Place red bell pepper quarters on prepared baking sheet and toss with 2 tsp. olive oil and a pinch of salt.Roast in hot oven until softened, 12-15 minutes.Transfer roasted red bell pepper to a cutting board and let cool, 5 minutes. Once cooled, coarsely chop.While red bell pepper roasts, cook noodles.
Cook the Noodles
Once water is boiling, add noodles and cook until al dente, 7-9 minutes.Reserve 1/2 cup pasta cooking water. Drain noodles in a colander. Set aside.
Make the Lasagna Skillet
Place a large non-stick pan over medium heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil. Add spinach to hot pan and stir occasionally until just wilted, 2-3 minutes.Add red bell pepper, marinara sauce, garlic salt, and noodles. Stir occasionally until combined and heated through, 1-2 minutes.If too thick, add reserved pasta cooking water, 1 Tbsp. at a time, until desired consistency is reached.
Melt Cheese and Finish the Dish
Top skillet with mozzarella. Cover, and cook undisturbed until cheese is melted, 4-5 minutes.Remove from burner. Top skillet with Tuscan tomato ricotta.Plate dish as pictured on front of card. Bon appétit!
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