The Doctor’s Orders: Vegetable Lasagna

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Popeye was right all along! Recent studies have shown that diets abundant in nitrate-rich vegetables such as spinach are very effective in improving cardiovascular health and improving athletic performance. Check out this recipe to get a full dose of nitrate rich spinach and several other vegetables that will no doubt help fuel your next workout!

Vegetarian Lasagna

Ingredients

- Zucchini

- Kumato tomatoes

- Bell peppers

- Spinach

- Mushrooms

- Prego mushroom spaghetti sauce

- Cheese: mozzarella, parmesan, romano, cheddar, ricotta, cottage

- Seasonings: Italian, nature seasoning, red pepper flakes, basil, herbs de provence, garlic

Directions

  1. Thinly slice zucchini, tomatoes, mushrooms and bell peppers lengthwise.
  2. Lightly season zucchini. Spray pan and bake zucchini slices at 350until softened.
  3. Mix approximately c cottage cheese with approximately 1c ricotta cheese and season.
  4. Foil and spray pan. Pour small amount of spaghetti sauce over bottom of pan and add layer of spinach.
  5. Layer zucchini, cottage and ricotta cheese mixture, mushrooms, bell peppers, spinach, tomatoes, spaghetti sauce and shredded cheese. Repeat layers.
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