Lean Lasagna Sauce

  • 3 cups whole mushrooms, mix of cremini and button, washed and sliced thin
  • ½ onion, sliced thin
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tbsp. tomato paste
  • Red pepper flakes
  • Italian dried herbs
  • Black pepper
  • ½ lb. ground beef
  • ¼ c. red wine
  • Tomato sauce
  • 8 oz. cottage cheese, pureed smooth
  1. Sautee onions over medium high heat, add a pinch of salt to sweat
  2. Add mushrooms and sautee until browned
  3. Add dried herbs and pepper flakes to taste
  4. Add garlic and tomato paste, sautee until fragrant
  5. Add ground beef and black pepper, break up and sautee until brown
  6. Deglaze with red wine
  7. Add tomato sauce, simmer covered on low 5-10 minutes
  8. Spoon pureed cottage cheese on top and simmer another minute until warm

Serve on top of spaghetti squash or pasta

WW 7 points