Recipes | 14 December 2016Make Weeknight Dinners Easy with Superfood Skillet Lasagna Share article facebook twitter google pinterest We all know that feeling when it’s the middle of a work week, you get home from a long day, and all you want to do is pig out on whatever is quick, easy and satisfying. But reaching for that packaged Ramen or frozen pizza might leave you feeling even worse the next day. There are plenty of quick and easy superfood recipes to try, like this one for Skillet Lasagna! It’s packed with all kinds of superfoods like cauliflower, olive oil, and spinach from Superfood Weeknight Meals! Lasagna doesn’t have to come from the freezer section of the grocery store. And it no longer takes an hour or more to cook when you make it on the stovetop and use no-boil noodles! You will love this easy, homemade version for both its taste and ease of preparation. 1 tablespoon (15 ml) extra-virgin olive oil ½ pound (225 g) ground beef 1 cup (100 g) finely diced cauliflower 1 tablespoon (10 g) minced garlic 1 tablespoon (2 g) dried basil ½ teaspoon sea salt ½ teaspoon pepper ½ cup (120 ml) water ½ cup (120 ml) red wine 1 cup (30 g) fresh baby spinach 4 to 6 “no-boil” lasagna noodles, broken into smaller pieces 1¾ cups (438 g) spaghetti sauce ½ cup (115 g) cottage cheese ½ cup (40 g) shredded Parmesan cheese 4 ounces (115 g) fresh mozzarella cheese, thinly sliced 6 fresh basil leaves In a large oven-safe skillet over medium-high heat, heat the olive oil. Add the ground beef, cauliflower, garlic, basil, sea salt, and pepper. Cook for about 5 minutes until the meat is crumbled and mostly browned. Stir in the water and red wine. Place the spinach leaves in a single layer on top of the beef, followed by a single layer of lasagna noodle pieces. Pour the spaghetti sauce over, cover the skillet, and reduce the heat to medium-low. Simmer for 15 minutes until the noodles soften. Heat the oven to broil. Top the lasagna with dollops of cottage cheese, sprinkles of Parmesan cheese, a single layer of mozzarella cheese slices, and the fresh basil leaves. Put the oven-safe skillet in the oven and broil for 5 minutes until the cheeses melt completely and are lightly browned. Serve hot. YIELD: 4 TO 6 SERVINGS Buy from an Online Retailer US: Feed your family healthy meals they’ll love, any and every night of the week, with Superfood Weeknight Meals. Fast and healthy weeknight cooking – it’s an area where almost all families struggle. You want to have a nourishing, family-friendly meal on the table each night, but with too little time and too many picky palates, it can be hard. With Superfood Weeknight Meals, you have a secret weapon. Inside, you’ll find simple-yet-creative meals that feature 10 everyday “superfood” ingredients: avocado, lentils, almonds, sweet potatoes, quinoa, eggs, spinach, citrus fruit, olive oil, and cauliflower. With each recipe using at least two of these foods, you can guaranteed that your family is getting a healthy meal – and one that you don’t have to spend hours in the kitchen making! Share article facebook twitter google pinterest If you have any comments on this article please contact us or get in touch via social media.