I prepared this soup last night and declare it a winner. It has been rainy and overcast for several days and seemed like perfect soup weather. It hit the spot. I had a hard time finding a boxed lasagna mix but finally opted for a Hamburger Helper lasagna mix. I prepared the recipe with a few changes. I did not have a zucchini but did have yellow squash and that substituted perfectly. The recipe is easy to prepare and goes together quickly. I thought it was a little bland so added some salt and pepper and I would definitely pass the Parmesan cheese when serving as it made a big difference. This was declared a winner and thumbs up by my husband and myself as well. (A side note: I thought I was preparing the Lasagna Soup in the current TOH magazine but discovered that this was a different one. I'll try the one in the magazine soon.) (Also edited to add: I am not a huge Hamburger Helper fan but with all the other ingredients, this soup had a delicious lasagna flavor. I will make it again.)
Here is the recipe and my photos.
1 serving (1 cup) equals 175 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 23 mg cholesterol, 671 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 12 g protein.
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Joan, I think the hubby would like this...I will put this on the winter soup list for him.
I will get some garlic bread, too...
Thanks for sharing the recipe and great photos! Linda
Pass me a bowl please- I would like some
That looks super good Joan. I don't think I've seen those lasagna kits but will look for them. Thank-you much, your review is great & pictures drool-worthy!
Looks great Joan! Love your pictures! I'm wondering if Chef Boyardee would have the mix? I'll check it out! Thanks!
Joan that looks great!
Lasagna dinner mix was a Hamburger Helper type product.
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Thanks, ladies, for peeking in. I had a hard time figuring out what lasagna mixes were out there and available but Hamburger Helper was the only one I could find. Walmart didn't have anything. I didn't want to run around and check out other grocery stores since they were not close by. The Hamburger Helper worked just fine. Kathy, you might find a Chef Boyardee mix. I've not seen one around here.
We really enjoyed it and will probably have another bowl for dinner tonight since we ate a large lunch.
Edited to add: Thanks Sue. It didn't specify in the recipe and I thought there might be one like a pizza mix that comes in a box. Glad to know I picked the right one - LOL.
Joan, that recipe looks and sounds really good....this weather gets me in the soup mood too. Great photos - thanks for sharing.
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It sure looks like a winner to me. I am going to have to try it.
Thanks for sharing and for the great pictures too!
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_nlfPAIt sure looks like a winner to me.
Soup weather is upon us and I've copied this one.
Joan, That is one bowl of delicious Ness* I have not bought those boxed mix's in years. They really do offer some store bought help.
Thanks for sharing the Recipe and Review. Great Photo too.
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Ladies, it really is soup weather here in Texas, too. We've had a cold snap and a bowl of warm soup tastes so good. I have to admit that when I heated this soup the next day, my husband commented that he thought it tasted even better. It did. Thanks for peeking in.
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