9 lasagna noodles
1/2 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped green pepper
2 cloves minced garlic
2 15-ounce cans black beans, rinsed and drained
1/4 cup chopped cilantro (optional)
30 ounces seasoned tomato sauce (like spaghetti sauce)
12 ounces cottage cheese (low-fat)
8 ounces cream cheese (fat free or low-fat)
1/4 cup sour cream
- Cook noodles.
- Cook onion, green pepper, and garlic in the oil. Add one can of beans mashed, the other can whole, tomato sauce, and cilantro if using; heat through.
- In a separate bowl, combine cottage cheese, cream cheese, and sour cream.
- Layer pasta, beans, cheese twice (in a 13x9-inch pan). The third time only layer pasta and beans. Bake covered at 350 degrees for 40-45 minutes. Add final layer of cheese mixture and let stand 1o minutes.