No-Fail Baked Seafood Lasagna

Prep: 30 min

Total: 1 hr 15 min

Servings: 12 servings


What you need:

3          Tbsp.  butter

3          Tbsp.  flour

3          cups  milk

½         cup  KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese

1          pkg.  (10 oz.) frozen chopped spinach, thawed, drained

1          cup  BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Cottage Cheese

1          cup  KRAFT Shredded Low-Moisture Part-Skim Mozzarella Cheese, divided

1/8       tsp.  ground nutmeg

9          lasagna noodles, cooked, drained

½         lb.  deveined peeled medium shrimp, cooked

2          cans  (6 oz. each) crabmeat, drained, flaked


Make No-Fail Seafood Lasagna

HEAT oven to 350°F.

MELT butter in large saucepan on medium heat. Whisk in flour until well blended. Gradually stir in milk. Bring to boil on medium heat, stirring constantly; simmer on low heat 3 to 5 min. or until thickened, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir in Parmesan; set aside. Mix spinach, cottage cheese, 2/3 cup mozzarella and nutmeg.

SPREAD 2/3 cup Parmesan sauce onto bottom of 13x9-inch pan. Cover with 3 lasagna noodles and layers of half each of the shrimp, crabmeat and spinach mixture; top with 2/3 cup of the remaining Parmesan sauce. Repeat layers, starting with the noodles. Top with remaining noodles, Parmesan cheese sauce and mozzarella; cover.

BAKE 45 min. or until heated through, uncovering after 25 min. Let stand 10 min. before cutting to serve.


-         Frozen spinach