Easy Vegetarian Spinach Lasagna

Easy Vegetarian Spinach Lasagna

27 Reviews 3 Pics
  • Prep

    20 m
  • Cook

    1 h 5 m
  • Ready In

    1 h 30 m
Recipe by  MOTTSBELA

“It's easy, it's cheesy, and it's vegetarian!”

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 6 servings

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Spray a 1 1/2-quart casserole dish with cooking spray.
  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook lasagna in the boiling water, stirring occasionally, until cooked through but firm to the bite, about 8 minutes. Drain.
  3. Place a steamer insert into a saucepan and fill with water to just below the bottom of the steamer. Bring water to a boil. Add spinach, cover, and steam until tender, 2 to 6 minutes. Drain spinach.
  4. Mix spinach, ricotta cheese, 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese, egg, nutmeg, basil, salt, and black pepper in a bowl until thoroughly combined.
  5. Spread 1/4 cup pasta sauce on the bottom of the prepared casserole dish; top with 3 lasagna noodles, 1/2 of the ricotta mixture, and 1/4 cup pasta sauce. Repeat layers of 3 more noodles, 1/2 cup ricotta mixture, and 1/4 cup pasta sauce. End with remaining 3 lasagna noodles and 1/4 cup pasta sauce. Sprinkle 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese and Parmesan cheese on top. Cover casserole with aluminum foil.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 25 minutes. Uncover casserole and continue baking until lasagna is bubbling and lightly browned, about 25 more minutes. Let lasagna stand 5 minutes before serving.

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Reviews (27)

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linda2d
20

linda2d

Made this for Recipe Group 12/7/12. I used a 9x9 dish and thought using 6 noodles would help since others said it was a little shy on sauce and/or ricotta. After boiling the noodles (whole wheat), I cut off the ends and used those for the middle layer and they fit perfectly. I ended up adding a splash of milk to the ricotta just to make it easier to spread and needed to double the sauce. I used my colander over the pasta to steam the spinach but it didn't get as done as I'd like so I could only mix half into the cheese blend and then split the rest between each layer. Overall this was pretty good with those two changes in amounts. If using all nine noodles I would need even more sauce and more filling. We got 4 servings with no sides and probably would have gotten 6 if we'd had something else on the table, even with 2/3 the pasta.

MARAVILL
20

MARAVILL

Loved this recipe. It was very easy to make.

ajaderecio
17

ajaderecio

Very good. The nutmeg went great with the dish. I never really care for it but for this dish I put in 2 dashes.

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (6 total)

  • Calories
  • 305 cal
  • 15%
  • Fat
  • 10 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs
  • 36.8 g
  • 12%
  • Protein
  • 18.3 g
  • 37%
  • Cholesterol
  • 59 mg
  • 20%
  • Sodium
  • 507 mg
  • 20%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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