|25 min||Servings: 4|
This pasta dish fills your plate with the basic ingredients and flavors of lasagna. Adding whole wheat pasta, low-fat ricotta and lots of non-starchy vegetables keeps this dish hearty and healthy. And, without the layering and long baking time of traditional lasagna, this is a quick and easy weeknight meal!
Health Tip! Physical activity, like going for a walk after dinner, can help avoid sharp spikes in blood sugar. In fact, physical activity can help lower your blood sugar for up to 24 hours after you work out by making your body more sensitive to insulin.
Starchy foods like pasta can be a part of a healthy meal. Mixing about 1 cup of whole wheat pasta with plenty of non-starchy vegetables is a great way to fill yourself up and manage your carbohydrate intake.
Most of the ingredients in this recipe (except for the olive oil, pasta and spices) can be purchased around the edges of the grocery store. This helps you avoid the center aisles which contain less healthy, processed snack foods.