Lasagna Dip
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Lasagna Dip

Easy lasagna dip recipe. 
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 220kcal
Author I Heart Eating

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb . Italian sausage I use lean Italian turkey sausage
  • 1/4 c . chopped onion
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 15 oz. can crushed tomatoes
  • 1/2 T . dried basil
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 ½ c . ricotta cheese part-skim ok
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 c . Parmesan cheese divided
  • 1 c . shredded Italian cheese blend

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 F. Lightly grease a shallow baking dish; set aside.
  • In a skillet, brown sausage. Try to break the pieces up; you don't want any giant pieces of sausage in the dip.
  • Drain, and return to pan.
  • Add onion and garlic; saute for 30 seconds, stirring the entire time.
  • Add tomatoes, basil, and salt to taste.
  • Let simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • While the sauce simmers, stir together ricotta, egg, and 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese.
  • Spread cheese mixture into the bottom of prepared baking dish.
  • Top with tomato sauce, and then sprinkle with remaining Parmesan and Italian cheese.
  • Bake for 10-15 minutes, or until hot and bubbly.
  • This dip is especially good when served with garlic knots

Notes

*Nutrition values are estimates. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 220kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 74mg | Sodium: 568mg | Potassium: 295mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 535IU | Vitamin C: 14.2mg | Calcium: 272mg | Iron: 3.9mg