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Easy skillet lasagna recipe is perfect for families on the go

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- With your busy back to school schedule, Meijer is Ready for You, with foods your family will love!  Meijer Dietitian/Healthy Living Advisor Janine Faber, MEd, RD, LD says it's all about convenience.

The new Ready! For You program offers meal solution stations with recipes and ingredients easily available to you to make quick and affordable meals for you and your family - from family dinners, to snacks, to energizing breakfasts on the go

Meijer's new Ready! For You program starts August 17th with recipes and ingredients changing every other week. Look for the Ready! for You banners in the store to find convenient and time-saving ideas for satisfying meals and snacks that you can have ready…in no time.

Easy Skillet Lasagna

Prep Time: 20 min Total Time: 25 min

8 ounces dry bow tie pasta, uncooked (or try whole wheat)
3/4 pound Italian pork sausage (or try lean ground beef, ground chicken breast or ground turkey breast)
2 cans (14.5 oz each) Diced Tomatoes with Basil, Garlic & Oregano, undrained
1 can (6 oz each) Tomato Paste
2 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Nutrition tip: you can add more veggies including spinach, sliced mushrooms, bell pepper, zucchini

1.) Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt.
2.) Meanwhile, cook sausage/ground meat in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat 7 minutes or until crumbled and no longer pink, stirring occasionally; drain. Add undrained tomatoes and tomato paste; mix well. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
3.) Drain pasta; stir into tomato mixture. Stir in 1 cup cheese; sprinkle remaining 1 cup cheese over top. Cover skillet with lid. Cook 5 minutes more or until cheese melts.

Serve with: bagged salad, whole grain garlic bread and lowfat milk

Source: Meijer Ready! For You program

For more information, visit www.meijerhealthyliving.com

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