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Sausage & Peppers Lasagna

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Makes 12 servings.

Ever wonder what would happen if you swapped out ricotta for cream cheese in your favorite lasagna? Wonder no more—try it!

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  • Heat oven to 350°F.
  • Brown sausage with onions and peppers in large skillet on medium-high heat. Meanwhile, beat cream cheese and milk in medium bowl with mixer until well blended. Combine mozzarella and Parmesan. Reserve 1-1/2 cups. Add remaining to cream cheese mixture; mix well.
  • Drain sausage mixture; return to skillet. Stir in pasta sauce and oregano. Add 1/2 cup water to empty sauce jar; cover with lid and shake well. Stir into meat sauce. Spread 1/3 of the meat sauce onto bottom of 13x9-inch baking dish; cover with 3 noodles and half the cream cheese mixture. Top with layers of 3 noodles, half the remaining meat sauce and 3 noodles. Cover with layers of remaining cream cheese mixture, noodles, meat sauce and reserved cheese. Cover with foil sprayed with cooking spray.
  • Bake 1 hour or until heated through, removing foil after 45 min. Let stand 15 min. before cutting to serve.

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Healthy Living

Save 50 calories and 6 grams of fat, including 4 grams of saturated fat, per serving by preparing with turkey Italian sausage, PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese and KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Mozzarella Cheese.

Easy Cleanup

Spraying the foil with cooking spray before using to cover the lasagna helps prevent the foil from sticking to the cheese on top.


Substitute extra-lean ground beef for the sausage and 1 thawed 10-oz. pkg. frozen chopped spinach for the peppers. Squeeze spinach to remove excess liquid before adding to cooked ground beef and onions with the pasta sauce and oregano.


  • Makes 12 servings.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size Makes 12 servings.
Calories 360
Total fat 23g
Saturated fat 13g
Cholesterol 80mg
Sodium 730mg
Carbohydrate 23g
Dietary fiber 2g
Sugars 6g
Protein 16g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 35 %DV
Vitamin C 10 %DV
Calcium 25 %DV
Iron 8 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

Ratings & Reviews

Rated 1 out of 5 by from I love cream cheese, but enough is enough! I love cream cheese, but enough is enough! I made extra meat sauce (1 lb ground beef and 1 lb Italian sausage with approx 48 oz of spaghetti sauce), but even this amount of meat sauce could not offset the overbearing taste of the cream cheese mixture. I couldn't finish my plate and definitely will NOT be making this dish again!
Date published: 2011-02-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I make this all the time. I make this all the time. Everyone loves it. I have also change this recipe and it is just as good. Instead of pork sausage I use chicken sausage and instead of spaghetti sauce I used Alfredo sauce. Yum yum
Date published: 2012-04-09
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