Classic Italian lasagna flavors combine with sweet squash and earthy spinach to make a filling veggie soup. Top with extra ricotta and Parmesan.

Shelli McConnell
Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a 5- to 6-qt. Dutch oven combine first seven ingredients (through Italian seasoning). Bring to boiling over medium-high heat; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, 15 minutes or until squash is nearly tender.

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  • Return to boiling over medium-high heat. Stir in noodles. Boil gently, uncovered, 15 minutes or until noodles are tender. Stir in spinach and pesto.

  • Top servings with ricotta cheese and additional pesto. If desired, sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

Slow Cooker

In a 5- to 6-qt. slow cooker combine first seven ingredients (through Italian seasoning). Cover and cook on low 7 to 8 hours or high 3 1/2 to 4 hours or until squash is nearly tender. If using low, turn to high. Stir in noodles. Cover and cook 30 minutes more or until noodles are tender. Stir in spinach and pesto. Serve as directed.

Nutrition Facts

226 calories; 5 g total fat; 2 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 1 g monounsaturated fat; 10 mg cholesterol; 748 mg sodium. 743 mg potassium; 36 g carbohydrates; 4 g fiber; 6 g sugar; 12 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 7069 IU vitamin a; 35 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 5 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 119 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 157 mg calcium; 3 mg iron;

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