This winter, take a traditional dish and spin it on its head for a craving-worthy, nostalgic soup! Lasagna is one of the most comforting dishes for many, and this soup provides all the comforting and soothing vibes in a sippable form.
When making this dish for seniors, opt for low- or no-sodium broth and canned goods, and lean on herbs to add flavor to keep sodium levels reasonable.
Cook time: 30 minutes
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- ½ yellow onion, diced
- 2 tablespoons tomato paste
- 1 can diced tomatoes
- 1 tablespoon dried basil
- 1 tablespoon dried oregano
- 1 carton (32 ounces) low-sodium chicken broth
- 8 ounces lasagna noodles, broken into pieces
- 1 cup ricotta cheese
- Cook broken lasagna noodles as directed on the package and set aside.
- In a dutch oven or large pot, heat oil and add garlic and onion. Sauté until translucent and fragrant.
- Add tomato paste, diced tomatoes and spices. Stir to combine.
- Add broth and noodles. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a low simmer and cover. Cook for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- When soup is finished, serve with a small scoop of ricotta and enjoy!
Per serving*: 270 calories; fat 9g; saturated fat 4g; cholesterol 20mg; sodium 770mg; carbohydrate 19g; fiber 2g; total sugars 4g; added sugars 0g; protein 24g; calcium 14%DV; iron 20%DV; potassium 4%DV
*Please note: Nutrition variation may happen due to ingredient sourcing and measurement variations.