* 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
Cook rice following package directions, salt optional. Reserve.
Coat 13x9x2" baking dish with nonstick vegetable-oil cooking spray.
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.
Beat egg slightly in medium-size bowl. Stir in cottage cheese and
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.
Bake in preheated moderate oven (350’F) for 50 minutes. Let stand 10
minutes before serving.