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       Title: RICE LASAGNA
  Categories: Italian, Rice, Ethnic, Casseroles
       Yield: 4 servings
  
     1/2 c  Rice,long-grain
     1/3 lb Ground beef
     1/3    Onion,medium-size,chopped
    1/16 c  Green pepper,sweet,chopped
     1/3 cn Spaghetti sauce (32oz)
     1/3    Egg
     1/3 pk Cottage cheese,low-fat (16oz)
     1/3 pk Mozzarella cheese,shredded
    1/16 c  Parmesan cheese,grated
  
   1. Cook rice following package directions, salt
   optional. Reserve.
   
   2. Coat 13x9x2 baking dish with nonstick
   vegetable-oil cooking spray.
   
   3. Brown beef in large skillet over medium-high heat,
   breaking up clumps. Carefully pour off excess fat. Add
   onion and green pepper; cook, stirring, 2 minutes. Add
   spaghetti sauce.
   
   4. Beat egg slightly in medium-size bowl. Stir in
   cottage cheese and mozzarella cheese.
   
   5. Spread half the meat sauce over bottom of prepared
   baking dish. Spoon half the rice evenly over sauce;
   top with half the cheese mixture. Repeat layers.
   Sprinkle top with Parmesan cheese.
   
   6. Bake in preheated moderate oven (350'F) for 50
   minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.
   
   (Lisa Matthews, Jamestown TN)
  
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