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Kids dinner idea: Mini sausage lasagne

Wednesday, August 13, 2014    

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Children who eat healthy meals tend to perform better in school, develop a better long-term relationship with food, and are generally happier. By encouraging and practising healthy eating habits, you can help your child grow into a confident, happy adult.

It is recommended that toddlers and young children consume three servings of milk and dairy foods per day. This week, we've come up with a quick and easy mini lasagne recipe packed with calcium, protein and antioxidants for those growing bodies:

Mini sausage lasagne

Total time: 20 mins

Prep: 10 min

Bake time: 10 mins

Level: Moderate

Ingredients

3 sheets cooked lasagne noodles

1/2 cup marinara sauce

8 Copperwood pork breakfast sausages removed from casing (minced meat)

2 cloves minced garlic

1 teaspoon chopped fresh basil

1 teaspoon chopped parsley

1 packet grated parmesan cheese

1 packet grated mozzarella cheese

Salt and pepper to taste

Method

. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F

. In a large skillet brown minced meat and garlic. Cook for one minute.

. Add marinara sauce and fresh herbs. Cook for two minutes.

. Grease your mini oven safe containers.

. Cut lasagne sheets in three.

. Place noodles at the bottom of the container, start layering your cheeses, sauce and noodles. Repeat layers, and top with mozzarella and parmesan cheese.

. Bake for 10 minutes until top is golden brown.

Garnish with chopped parsley

Serve with garlic bread cut into strips.

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