1 HRS 5 MINS
Time to Cook
Heat oven to 375°F. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add Ground Beef; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into small crumbles and stirring occasionally. Pour off drippings; season with salt. Stir in spaghetti sauce, tomatoes and red pepper.
Cooking Tip: Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Ground Beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.
Combine ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese and egg in medium bowl.
Spread 2 cups beef sauce in bottom of 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Top with 4 noodles, arranged lengthwise in single layer; place fifth noodle crosswise at end of dish, breaking noodle to fit. Press noodles lightly into sauce. Spread all the ricotta mixture over noodles. Sprinkle with 1 cup mozzarella cheese; top with 1-1/2 cups beef sauce. Top with remaining noodles in single layer; press into sauce. Top with remaining beef sauce.
Bake in 375°F oven 45 minutes or until noodles are tender. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese. Let stand 15 minutes.
Nutrition information per serving: 445 Calories; 144 Calories from fat; 16g Total Fat (7.6 g Saturated Fat; 0.2 g Trans Fat; 1.6 g Polyunsaturated Fat; 4.9 g Monounsaturated Fat;) 99 mg Cholesterol; 924 mg Sodium; 43 g Total Carbohydrate; 3.7 g Dietary Fiber; 32 g Protein; 3.9 mg Iron; 639 mg Potassium; 8.2 mg NE Niacin; 0.4 mg Vitamin B6; 2 mcg Vitamin B12; 5.5 mg Zinc; 52.1 mcg Selenium; 95.6 mg Choline.
This recipe is an excellent source of Protein, Iron, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Selenium; and a good source of Dietary Fiber, Potassium, and Choline.