Cook noodles according to package directions; rinse, drain and separate noodles. Brown meat in 10 inch skillet; drain. Stir in tomatoes, tomato paste and water; mix well. In a 2 quart or 9 inch square baking dish, layer 1/3 meat sauce, half of noodles, ricotta, Pesto and mozzarella cheese; repeat layers ending-with sauce. Bake at 250F for 30 minutes or until heated through.
Makes 6 servings.
Substitute one 15 oz can spinach. Drain spinach, pressing out excess liquid.
In 9 inch square microwavable dish, assemble lasagna as directed above. Cover with plastic wrap; cook on high 10 minutes, rotating halfway through.
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana