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Recipe: BACK TO REALITY WEEK: SAUSAGE LASAGNA

The holidays are gone, and so are the excuses for downing all those festive, chocolate-coated calories. This week, we'll help you start the New Year with healthy recipes that will cleanse the holidays away. Today's comes from Food Network's website.

INGREDIENTS

1 (28-oz.) can crushed tomatoes

1/4 cup dry red wine

1/2 cup chopped fresh basil leaves, plus 2 whole sprigs

2 cloves garlic, minced

Pinch crushed red pepper flakes

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

1 (16-oz.) container 1 percent low-fat cottage cheese

1 (15-oz.) container part-skim ricotta cheese

1 (10-oz.) box frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry

2 scallions, chopped

1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg

8 oz. lean sweet Italian-style turkey sausage, casings removed

1/2 cup finely chopped onion

9 sheets no-boil lasagna noodles, 5 1/2-oz. (recommended: Barilla)

1 1/2 cups part-skim shredded mozzarella cheese, 6 oz.

For directions on how to prepare this recipe, follow this link.

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