Pizza Hut Tuscani Lasagna

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spclasagna_lgThis week Pizza Hut offered up their newest Tuscani pasta: Lasagna.  This is their fourth variety in their line of Tuscani Pastas.  Each order comes with 5 breadsticks and is enough food to feed four people for only $14.99. This Tuscani pasta features lasagna noodles, real ricotta, parmesan and Romano cheeses, and a hearty Italian-seasoned meat sauce.

I’ve had a rough week at my place, so we ordered this on a night where we knew we didn’t want to make dinner.  As you all know, we love Pizza Hut here.  Needless to say, the Tuscani lasagna did not disappoint.  This was a filling meal for all of us, and there was none left when we were done.  Madison has turned into the pickiest eater ever, and she even cleaned off her plate.  We love that Pizza Hut has a great offering if you want good quality food without having to just order pizza.

Now, if you’d like try this at your place, I am offering a giveaway where you can win a Tuscani Lasagna.  Here’s what you need to do:

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Skillet Lasagna

When it is just me and the kids, I tend not to take pictures.  I have a hard time getting everyone situated and that is just what happened with this recipe.  Now, this is a recipe you can definitely customize to what you want.  I am going to list this easy to make recipe the way I made it.  However, next time I will be adding some diced tomatoes to this and possibly some ricotta cheese too.

 

 

Skillet Lasagna
 
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Ingredients
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 jar (26 oz) spaghetti sauce
  • 1⅔ cups of water
  • ¼ cup of Italian Dressing
  • 12 lasagna noodles (broken into quarters)
  • 1 cup shredded low moisture part skim mozzarella cheese
Instructions
  1. Brown ground beef and drain.
  2. Add in garlic, spaghetti sauce, water, and dressing. Bring this to a boil and then stir in the noodles. Reduce the heat to medium low and cover. Cook 10 - 15 minutes or until your noodles are tender. Remove from heat and sprinkle with cheese. Cover again and let stand 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Manicotti al Forno

 

 

Manicotti al Forno
 
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Ingredients
  • 12 uncooked manicotti pasta shells
  • 1 lb bulk Italian sausage
  • 2 large cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp dried oregano leaves
  • 1 jar (26 oz) tomato pasta sauce
  • 1 can diced tomatoes with Italian-style herbs, drained
  • 1 egg
  • 1 container (15 oz) ricotta cheese
  • 3 cups shredded Italian cheese blend
  • Basil
Instructions
  1. Heat over to 350 degrees. Cook pasta shells as directed on the package. Drain and rinse with cold water to cool.
  2. Cook sausage, garlic, and oregano until sausage is browned and drain. Stir in pasta sauce and tomatoes. Spread 1 cup of the meat sauce in a 13x9-inch glass baking dish.
  3. In a bowl, beat the egg. Stir in the ricotta cheese and 2 cups of the Italian cheese blend. Spoon cheese mixture into a food storage bag. Cut a hole in one bottom corner of the bag and squeeze the bag to pipt out about ¼ cup of the cheese mixture in each pasta shell. Arrange stuffed shells over the meat sauce in the dish. Pour the remaining meat sauce evenly over the shells.
  4. Cover the dish with foil. Bake 35 - 40 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Top with remaining cup of Italian cheese blend. Bake uncovered 5 - 10 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle basil over the top before serving.