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Baked Risotto Lasagna Style
  The word lasagna refers to one of the oldest types of pasta. It also describes a dish layered with several sheets of lasagne pasta. Enjoy layers of tasty rice with meat sauce, baked to perfection!

Ingredients (serves 4-6):
To Cook in the Rice Cooker:

  • 3 cups (rice measuring cup) short grain white rice
  • Water to fill to water level 3 for white rice
  • 1 tsp. salt

To Prepare Separately:

  • 1/2 cup Mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 3 Tbsp. plain or Italian style breadcrumbs
  • 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 (15 oz.) jar Italian style “Four Cheese Sauce”
  • 1 (15 oz.) jar Italian style marinara or meat sauce

This recipe was developed for Zojirushi rice cooker models listed here. Adjustments may be necessary when using other models.

1

Measure the rice accurately using the measuring cup that came with your rice cooker. Rinse rice under water until water clears, drain and place in the inner cooking pan.

2

Add water and salt to the inner cooking pan and stir well with rice using the rice spatula. Cook the rice using the “White Rice” setting.

 

3

Combine Mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese and breadcrumbs in a bowl.

 

4

Lightly coat inside of oven proof dish with small amount of olive oil. Reserve the rest for later.

5

When rice completes cooking, add Italian style “Four Cheese Sauce” to cooked rice and evenly fold into the rice using the rice spatula.

 

6

Preheat oven to 450°F. Place 1/3 of mixed rice evenly into the oiled dish, then evenly layer 1/3 of the marinara sauce or meat sauce over the first layer of rice. Repeat until all rice and sauce is used. The final layer should be of marinara or meat sauce.

 

7

Sprinkle cheese and breadcrumb mixture from step 3 and drizzle remaining olive oil evenly over the cheese mixture.

 

8

Place dish in heated oven and bake for 10-20 minutes.

 

9

When baking completes, portion into bowls and serve immediately. Enjoy!